WE ARE UNITED DRUG
Working with principals, pharmacies and hospitals, we shape our services around their requirements and we deliver best in class product, services and tailored solutions that make us a dependable, long-term partner for your business.
With comprehensive geographical coverage and twice daily delivery from United Drug Wholesale we provide the smooth, safe and efficient onward delivery of products to Retail Pharmacies, Hospitals, Nursing Homes and GP’s. Thus, aligning with our unity of purpose: to improve care and improve lives.
Leading Manufacturering Partners.
Employees across operations in Dublin, Limerick and Mayo.
Customers in pharmacies, hospitals, clinics and primary care centers across Ireland.
Years' experience in the industry.
United, We Strive for Excellence
Our breadth of Pharmaceutical products and services, accurate and timely delivery, flexibility, packaging options and reliability are just a few of the reasons customers, suppliers and manufacturers partner with us for their pharmaceutical distribution needs. Offering three unique service divisions, United Drug is a total solutions provider for Pharmacies, Hospitals and Patient needs. Our supply network of warehouses and vehicles regularly exceeds national standards, we continue to invest in upgrading our infrastructure.
At United Drug Consumer, our expertise lie in supplying and distributing the products normally found at the front of the pharmacy counter – from fragrances and cosmetics to over-the-counter medicines. We offer a range of services across all retail channels including sales management, distribution services, marketing support, product training and e-commerce solutions to our suppliers and customers.
As part of our commitment to providing best in class pharmaceutical products and services, United Drug Wholesale offers a range of tailored solutions that offer pharmacies a one stop shop for optimising their businesses with access to buying groups, claims management, retail optimisation and patient care services.
United Drug Distribution is the leading pre-wholesaler and pharmaceutical distributor in Ireland. Managing outsourced activities on behalf of over 80 of the world’s leading healthcare manufacturers, our core focus is in the areas of storage, order processing, distribution, commercial support and we also offer a range of bespoke value added services.
UNITED, WE IMPROVE CARE AND IMPROVE LIVES
As part of McKesson, our focus on the patient drives everything we do.
Because, when we improve care, we’re helping to improve lives. And that’s what motivates all 78,000 McKesson employees around the world.
Currently ranked 7th on the FORTUNE 500, McKesson is a global leader in healthcare chain management solutions, retail pharmacy, healthcare technology, community oncology and specialty care. We partner with sciences companies, manufacturers, providers, pharmacies, governments and other healthcare organisations to help provide the right medicines, medical products and healthcare services to the right patients at the right time, safely and cost effectively. United by our ICARE shared principles, our employees work every day to innovate and deliver opportunities to improve patient care - one product, one partner, one patient at a time.Learn more
News and Events
August Webinar Series
The next installment in our pharmacy webinar series for 2022, will take place on Tuesday 23rd of August at 7pm.
Our Speaker Bernadette Carter, Assistant Director of Nursing at the Marie Keating Foundation has over 25 years’ experience...
Insights on Menopause Product Growth
The Menopause category has experienced huge growth in the last two years with a striking increase in public awareness. With the unfortunate shortage of HRT medicines , Menopause has been covered extensively in the media.
Taking the Stigma Out of Stoma
The webinar for pharmacists, provided lived experience from a nurse and patient perspective giving pharmacists the tools, like the new Coloplast information booklet, to make it easier to open the conversation.
Insights for Allergy Season
For 2022 to date, we’ve seen 8% sales growth in antihistamines, albeit out of season. This points
towards continued growth in this space over the coming year.
The Covid-19 Vaccine Rollout
United Drug, Ireland’s leading pharmaceutical distribution company, has been solely responsible for delivering all COVID-19 vaccines across Ireland since December 2020.
United Drug's Ukraine Emergency Fund
As part of McKesson Ireland, United Drug are showing our support for Ukraine in the best and most immediate way possible. The key advice from charity organisations is that monetary donations are the most appropriate means of supporting the humanitarian efforts on the ground in Ukraine...
United Drug make the switch to renewable gas to power a more sustainable future
United Drug has made the switch to a Renewable Gas, Biomethane as part of our efforts to become carbon Neutral by 2030.
Exciting Career Opportunities within the United Drug Warehouse
United Drug are currently recruiting several Warehouse Operative roles for our United Drug warehouses. These opportunities are based within a dynamic work
environment and include order picking and packing, with competitive pay.
United Drug Go Green | Installation of EV Charging Points
As part of our efforts to become carbon Neutral by 2030, United Drug has installed 6 electric car chargers at our sites in Citywest, and Baldonell.
United Drug partners with Energia to provide 100% green electricity
In ongoing efforts to meet the 2030 carbon neutral goal, United Drug has signed up Energia to supply our sites with 100% renewable energy for the next two years.
Wally’s Warriors Run Miles for Money
This June a group of 12 friends AKAWally’s Warriors, are taking on the ultimate Irish relay running non-stop the length of Ireland! The course runs from Malin Head, Donegal to Mizen Head, Cork that’s some 569 KM’s.