HERD Pharmacy – To The Fore

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HERD Pharmacy emerges as the most visible business face among HERD Group of Companies. The medical stores are continually scaling projected targets and it is the ethos of team spirit that has them being perceived as a successful chain. The pharmacy team comprises of young and enthusiastic staff who have exhibited their propensity in bringing HERD Pharmacy to its present level of visibility in the pharmacy market in and around Nagpur.

The plan is to keep scaling beyond present pharma trends and exceed consumer expectations. The company delivers a wide range of quality medicines and medical products. HERD Pharmacy chain of medical stores is all geared up to take its success story forward. Established in November 2015, it is a nascent pharmacy chain, but the company has good experience of wholesale pharmaceuticals business having been in the business of hospital medical supplies.

HERD Pharmacy is managed by healthcare professionals and this makes all the difference. Established by Doctors of Medicine and run by professional pharmacists, it is this specialized education and training that has managers performing their roles to satisfaction. The sales staff works with the sole aim of ensuring optimal health to the patients who come in for medicines. It is this care and knowledge that becomes the underlying USP for HERD Pharmacy.

Pharmacy managers, ingrained in pharma practice know full well about the mode of action of a particular drug, its metabolism and physiological effects on human body in great detail. They play an important role in optimization of a drug treatment for people in need of medication. It is this fundamental role that they play that creates trust and faith for our customers.

The pharmacy technicians support the work of pharmacists and other health professionals by performing a variety of tasks that includes dispensing prescription drugs and other medical devices to patients and instructing on their use. They also perform administrative duties in pharmaceutical practice such as reviewing prescription requests, and suggesting in store medications. HERD Pharmacy offers the under mentioned services through its trained team of staff and pharmacists in a heartfelt manner:

  • All-Day Service and All-Night Service Outlets
  • Credit and Debit Card Facility Available
  • Prescription Reminder Service to Regular Patients
  • Most Medicines Stored In Stated Specific Atmospheric Condition to Maintain Efficacy and Quality of Drugs.
  • Our Air Conditioned Outlets Create Ambient Shopping Environment
  • Trained Pharmacists in Stores at All Times
  • Customer Friendly Store Offering Pleasant Shopping Experience
  • We Stock Well To Make Sure The Prescription Does Not Bounce
  • The CBU Holds 20000+ Medications to be Supplied To Pharmacy Stores
  • Every Product at Our Store Is Carefully Chosen And Scrutinized Thoroughly
  • We Meet the Standards Of Safety And Efficacy.
  • Product Are Stored/Transported/Displayed With Utmost Care To Maintain Cold Chain And Other Storage And Transportation Norms.

Importance of On-The-Job Training

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Dr Amol Deshmukh Giving Certificate of Appreciation to Mr Ramesh Sangare – Expert Trainer

July 13 saw HERD HR team organize a training workshop on Dynamic Supervisory Leadership Development for the benefit of HERD Pharmacy Group. The trainer from Human Resources Development Corporation, Mr Ramesh Sangare demonstrated how coaching employees in their given roles made a difference in motivation and propensity for work. Nearly 30 participants from the pharmacy unit along with key staff of the head office including Managing Directors, Dr Amol Deshmukh and Dr Suchika Gupta attended the training programme.

As we all know trainers play an essential part in the success of any team. They help develop and motivate team members. They have the knowledge and knack of bringing out the best in staff members and offer compelling information, examples and techniques to drive home points leading to success for creating a winning team. Undertaking this type of coaching while on-the-job becomes very purposeful as employees learn to attain higher levels of performance that ultimately brings success to the company.

It is for this reason that training employees for superior performance becomes quite important. Such trainings offer numerous benefits. While improving quality and productivity, they also boost enthusiasm and morale. Additionally they help strengthen relationships between employees and promote effective communication between all concerned. On the one hand it adds to the employees sense of job satisfaction and enhances team spirit too. Such continuous periodic trainings helps build trust and employee loyalty.

HERD HR Department therefore considers internal training programs for employees to be a very important area of work. They well know coaching helps employees improve performance and grow professionally. Besides helping develop closer and more effective working relationships among employees, such regular training get-togethers add to a sense of purpose for all concerned. Mr Sangare proceeded with day’s training according to the planned scheduled beginning with basics of motivation and team work.

HERD pharmacy unit started two years back is fast emerging as a visible brand pharmacy chain in Nagpur. Staff working in the pharmacy unit as Managers and supervisors receives ongoing training even as they continue to grow into their respective roles. Over time they have identified new areas in which they need to hone their skills. As the unit is continuously evolving the workforce too has been increasing and HR Department effectively manages outcomes. Yet the need for external coaching was included to make sure employees get trained to enhance skills through an expert facilitator.

The one-day training proved practical, engaging, and quite relevant for supervisors as well as experienced managers to act as a quick refresher course. Participants were enjoying a variety of techniques and gaining perspectives with regard to leadership abilities. Also they were getting new ideas about how coordinated efforts could make a difference in output. The inclusion of a popular feature film cut short to drill in the salient features of team building and winning was an inspiring feature of the training programme.

The training took in effective motivation strategies for staff and by the time they followed the nuggets of simple formulas that clarified how a combination of factors could assist them in reaching their goals, participants were able to understand the elements of adult learning. Since HR head Ms Nisha Mishra had already assessed training needs as per the unit identified for training, the earmarked objectives were addressed accordingly in the training. The experienced trainer was able to help train the young adults effectively. HR now plans to develop more such training sessions to enhance learning for the benefit of staff. HERD Group of Companies is committed to foster and encourage a culture of continued learning.