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Irish Healthcare Awards 𝙋𝙖𝙩𝙞𝙚𝙣𝙩 𝙀𝙙𝙪𝙘𝙖𝙩𝙞𝙤𝙣 𝙋𝙧𝙤𝙟𝙚𝙘𝙩 𝙤𝙛 𝙩𝙝𝙚 𝙔𝙚𝙖𝙧 — 𝙋𝙝𝙖𝙧𝙢𝙖𝙘𝙚𝙪𝙩𝙞𝙘𝙖𝙡 Winners
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Irish Healthcare Awards 𝙋𝙖𝙩𝙞𝙚𝙣𝙩 𝙀𝙙𝙪𝙘𝙖𝙩𝙞𝙤𝙣 𝙋𝙧𝙤𝙟𝙚𝙘𝙩 𝙤𝙛 𝙩𝙝𝙚 𝙔𝙚𝙖𝙧 — 𝙋𝙝𝙖𝙧𝙢𝙖𝙘𝙚𝙪𝙩𝙞𝙘𝙖𝙡 Winners

By Julie Nicholl-Flood on Dec 06, 2022

We were ecstatic to have won the 𝙋𝙖𝙩𝙞𝙚𝙣𝙩 𝙀𝙙𝙪𝙘𝙖𝙩𝙞𝙤𝙣 𝙋𝙧𝙤𝙟𝙚𝙘𝙩 𝙤𝙛 𝙩𝙝𝙚 𝙔𝙚𝙖𝙧 — 𝙋𝙝𝙖𝙧𝙢𝙖𝙘𝙚𝙪𝙩𝙞𝙘𝙖𝙡 award at the Irish Healthcare Awards for our United Drug, Pharmacy Webinar Series. United Drug are extremely proud of...

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Pharma Industry Awards COVID-19 Crisis Response Category Winners
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Pharma Industry Awards COVID-19 Crisis Response Category Winners

By lucia onofri on Nov 18, 2022

United Drug were delighted to have taken home the award for the COVID-19 Crisis Response category at the Pharma Industry Awards. 

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PHOENIX group completes acquisition of McKesson companies in Ireland
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PHOENIX group completes acquisition of McKesson companies in Ireland

By Julie Nicholl-Flood on Nov 02, 2022

The PHOENIX group has completed the acquisition of parts of McKesson Europe, following the clearance by competition authorities of the full scope of the transaction. The transaction has now completed. In lin...

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McKesson Ireland proud to announce ISPCC as their new Charity Partner
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McKesson Ireland proud to announce ISPCC as their new Charity Partner

By Julie Nicholl-Flood on Oct 03, 2022

McKesson Ireland has today announced a new charity partnership with ISPCC to help support the children’s charity with the provision of Childline services for children and young people.   Listening to, empowe...

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McKesson Ireland raise 50k for their official Charity Partner, Aware.
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McKesson Ireland raise 50k for their official Charity Partner, Aware.

By lucia onofri on Sep 23, 2022

Following a two-year partnership with Aware as their official Charity Partner, McKesson Ireland have expressed a massive thank you for all the fundraising efforts from their employees across the four businesses of United Drug, Lloyds Pharmacy, TCP Homecare and Median Healthcare. 

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Don’t be afraid to ask… 'Could this be Sepsis?'
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Don’t be afraid to ask… 'Could this be Sepsis?'

By lucia onofri on Sep 13, 2022

Sepsis can affect anybody, at any age; but it is more likely to occur in older people or very young children because their immune systems are weaker. The HSE defines Sepsis as a serious complication of an in...

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Insights on Menopause Product Growth
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Insights on Menopause Product Growth

By Julie Nicholl-Flood on Jul 21, 2022

Menopause Supplements Category 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...

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Making the switch to smart and sustainable business cards.
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Making the switch to smart and sustainable business cards.

By lucia onofri on Jul 11, 2022

As of July, we are delighted to announce that we have made the switch from printing business cards to using the new Lunar Smart Card. Using NFC Technology, our new smart card can trigger our business details and contact information when tapped against a smartphone.

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Insights for a Sun Smart Summer
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Insights for a Sun Smart Summer

By Julie Nicholl-Flood on Jun 02, 2022

The United Drug Insights team saw Sunscreen sales double from 2020 to 2021. These sales grew across all sunscreen subcategories from 2020 to 2021, with the biggest increase in adult sunscreen. Adult sunscree...

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Wally’s Warriors Run Miles for Money in aid of Music Therapy at the NCH, Crumlin
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Wally’s Warriors Run Miles for Money in aid of Music Therapy at the NCH, Crumlin

By Julie Nicholl-Flood on May 10, 2022

This June a group of 12 friends AKA Wally’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 5...

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Substance Misuse: An Understanding of the Community Pharmacist's Role 
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Substance Misuse: An Understanding of the Community Pharmacist's Role 

By Julie Nicholl-Flood on Apr 29, 2022

We were delighted to host our second Webinar of 2022, on the topic of substance misuse in the community and the role pharmacists can play in spotting the signs and offering support to their patients.   Denis...

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Taking the Stigma Out of Stoma – Hints and Tips on how to engage your ostomy patients.
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Taking the Stigma Out of Stoma – Hints and Tips on how to engage your ostomy patients.

By Julie Nicholl-Flood on Apr 21, 2022

We were delighted to host our first Ostomy Webinar of 2022, around Stoma and helping pharmacists to feel comfortable speaking to ostomy patients. The webinar for pharmacists, provided lived experience from a...

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