Sidcup pharmacy receives ‘Kent’s most exceptional business’ award

PUBLISHED: 12:14 15 November 2016 | UPDATED: 12:14 15 November 2016

Farhad Ismail, the pharmacy owner

Farhad Ismail, the pharmacy owner


St. John’s Pharmacy won the Perrys Exceptional Business Award 2016

A pharmacy in Sidcup has been unveiled as Kent’s most exceptional business at an awards ceremony at Leeds Castle in Maidstone last week.

Following a search that spanned eight months, the county’s most outstanding charities, individuals, businesses and services came together to celebrate the winners of the Perrys Exceptional Awards by chartered accountants, Perrys.

Following a nomination process to decide the shortlisted finalists, the residents of Kent voted Sidcup based St. John’s Pharmacy as the winners of the Perrys Exceptional Business Award 2016.

St. John’s Pharmacy, was nominated by Mel Foreman. She said: “St. John’s Pharmacy have been my chemist for 14 years and always go above and beyond for the patients they serve. They are the epitome of what it means to be an entrepreneur and are always willing to participate in philanthropic ventures when asked. The work they put into making sure every customer is happy and healthy is far above the remit of a ‘normal’ business.”

Farhad Ismail, owner of St. John’s Pharmacy, said: “I was absolutely shocked to have won this award - everyone in the category was so deserving! Working at St. John’s Pharmacy and helping the local people in the community comes naturally to me, and the whole team work so hard to provide a great service, so it’s lovely to be recognised.”

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