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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

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
PHOENIX group
PHOENIX group completes acquisition of McKesson companies in Ireland

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

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.

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?'

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

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

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

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

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 

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.

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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Insights for Allergy Season
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Insights for Allergy Season

In the Spring edition of our Pharma Le Chéile brochure, our insights focused on antihistamines and allergy season. Overall, the market growth for antihistamines is up 19% in 2021 versus 2020. Generic lines d...

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