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United, we are stronger than the sum of our parts.

About Us

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.

Partners

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Leading Manufacturering Partners.

Employees

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Employees across operations in Dublin, Limerick and Mayo.

Customers

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Customers in pharmacies, hospitals, clinics and primary care centers across Ireland.

Experience

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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.

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Consumer

Consumer

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.

Wholesale

Wholesale

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.

Distribution

Distribution

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.

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News and Events

August 2021

Grief and the Pandemic

During the global coronavirus pandemic, we have been facing a tragic loss of life, often under very difficult circumstances. Being bereaved can be a lonely time, and isolation due to the current situation can make it more difficult.

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July 2021

Health and Safety Excellence Awards 2021

Congratulations and well done to the United Drug warehouse team, who have been shortlisted for several awards at the Health and Safety Excellence Awards 2021.

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July 2021

Paul Reid, CEO of the HSE visited the United Drug Warehouse

Paul Reid recently visited United Drug and met with the United Drug colleagues who work on the COVID-19 vaccine distribution program.

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June 2021

Men's Health Week 2021

International Men’s Health Week commences on the 14th of June and runs until Sunday 20th June. The overall aim of Men’s Health Week is to heighten awareness of preventable health problems....

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June 2021

Market leaders in Ostomy and Urology Pharmaceutical supplies

The United Drug team continue to focus on improving the Ostomy and Urology product range, services and customer care to support Retail Pharmacies and their Ostomy patients...

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June 2021

United Drug Consumer Offering Digital Solutions

United Drug Consumer are strengthening customer relationships through the digital evolution with their latest website offering.

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May 2021

The latest on Covid-19 and Immunology with Prof. Luke O'Neil

We were delighted to host a webinar on May 18th with Professor Luke O’Neill who will be discussed the latest on Covid-19 and Immunology.

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April 2021

Recognising Pharmacy Excellence - McKesson Recognition Awards

McKesson Ireland was delighted to host their first virtual Employee Recognition Awards night on Apr 22nd. Consisting of United Drug, Lloyds Pharmacy, Median Healthcare and TCP Homecare.

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April 2021

In sight of mental health - developing awareness and understanding.

On April 13th, we welcomed Stephen McBride , Director of Services for Aware to discuss awareness and understanding of mental health.

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March 2021

March Miles for Aware

For our second companywide charity initiative, the staff of McKesson Ireland came together to “March Miles for Aware” during the week of March 13th – 20th. McKesson Ireland consists of four leading Irish Healthcare Businesses that include United Drug, Lloyds Pharmacy, Median Healthcare and TCP Homecare.

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March 2021

Macro-Floor Planning 2021

As part of the United Drug monthly webinar series to support the Retail Pharmacy sector to grow and optimise their Businesses, United Drug welcomed customers back in March for the topic of Macro Floor Planning for 2021

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February 2021

Covid-19 Vaccine Programme

United Drug webinars share invaluable insight into Pharmacy Covid-19 vaccination programme and essential floor planning for 2021.

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January 2021

2021 Pharmacy Trends & Insights

The United Drug Knowledge Hub - Providing meaningful insights, category management and webinars to optimise your business.

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October 2020

United Drug announces their new Wholesale offering “Retail Solutions”.

As part of their commitment to providing best in class customer support, Retail Solutions encompasses five tailored services that offer pharmacies a one stop shop for optimising their business with access to buying groups, claims management, retail optimisation and patient care services. 

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December 2020

McKesson Ireland raise 20k for Aware - Virtual Run Sponsorship

All of the colleagues within McKesson Ireland took part in a virtual 5k Christmas run/walk between Friday 11th and Sunday 13th of December in aid of Aware.

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