Our business in Norway

In Norway we provide Pharmacy and Consumer solutions. In addition to the network of its own pharmacies under the brand name Vitusapotek, NMD operates Ditt Apotek franchise pharmacies.

At a glance

  • Norsk Medisinaldepot, wholesale, about 250 employees
  • Vitusapotek and Ditt Apotek, retail, about 2,500 employees
  • Pharmacy and Consumer Solutions
  • 2 distribution centres
  • In total, 241 Vitusapotek and 71 Ditt Apotek pharmacies (February 2017)

Wholesale

Norsk Medisinaldepot's customers are pharmacies, companies with manufacturing authorisation and other wholesalers. The head office is located in the north of Oslo.

Norsk Medisinaldepot has been part of the Celesio Group from 2001 until February 2016. Since then the wholesale segment and the pharmacy business in Norway have been part of a McKesson subsidiary, Celesio's main shareholder, but are still managed by Celesio.

Pharmacies 

Vitusapotek Fornebuporten
Vitusapotek Fornebuporten

Norway has a population of more than 5.2 million people and more than 860 pharmacies. This means a low pharmacy density with 6,000 inhabitants per pharmacy. In addition to the network of its own 241 pharmacies under the brand name “Vitusapotek”, NMD operates 71 “Ditt Apotek” franchise pharmacies.

At Vitusapotek, customers benefit from a high level of pharmaceutical expertise and a broad selection of quality-assured merchandise. 

Learn more about Vitusapotek: www.vitusapotek.no 

Ditt Apotek is a marketing and purchasing cooperation concept for privately owned pharmacies, which combines full control over your own business with access to NMD’s extensive range of services.

Learn more about Ditt Apotek: www.dittapotek.no