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Welcome to the Phlo blog, where you will find a series of articles written by members of our team providing insights into the world of digital health and more.

Insights
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Phlo Launches Same-Day Medication Delivery in Birmingham

Following the success of our same-day medication delivery service in London we are proud to be bringing this first-of-its kind pharmacy service to the people of Birmingham. 

Phlo Launches Same-Day Medication Delivery in Birmingham

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