The totalhealth Pharmacy Group recently celebrated welcoming their newest member’s and pharmacy to the group, Eric McGrath & Sheelagh Ryan of McGrath’s Pharmacy Sixmilebridge, Co. Clare. The addition of McGrath’s Pharmacy is another cause for celebration as the group now have 70 pharmacies nationwide. Eric explains why he took the decision to join the expanding symbol group, he said “I am delighted to have joined totalhealth as it means I am now part of something much bigger, I am a part of a large network and community across the country that works together to strengthen the future of our business whilst also giving my patients and customer the very best value and product rang that as a single independent pharmacy I simply could not do, totalhealth also offer me a host of professional dispensary & retail supports that are going to be invaluable to me on a daily basis and help future proof my Pharmacy”
John Arnold, Commercial Director at totalhealth was delighted to welcome another new member to the group and said “Eric is a very welcome addition to the totalhealth Group, with each member bringing something different to the group and also fortifying and enhancing the Group and brand as a whole. Reaching the milestone of 70 pharmacies is really cementing our position as the pharmacy group who are creating and making a difference in the Irish Pharmacy Market”
If you are interested in joining totalhealth please contact John Arnold on 01 8427612.
Curley’s totalhealth Pharmacy, Ballyhaunis were the lucky
recipients of the proceeds from the Charity Raffle at the
totalhealth Pharmacy Gala Ball & Awards Night in Galway
recently. The Awards Night included a charity fundraiser
whereby the winner got to keep all the funds raised and
donate to the charity of their choice.
Rosaleen Curley was the lucky winner of the €2,000 raised
on the night. Rosaleen decided to donate the money to three
charities close to her heart, €1,000 to Croí, the West of Ireland
Cardiac Foundation, €500 to Western Care Association
(Ballyhaunis) and €500 to the Mayo Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (Ballyhaunis).
The totalhealth Pharmacy Group held their annual Gala Ball & Pharmacy Awards Ceremony in the in the Radisson Blu Hotel Galway. The celebratory event was attended by over 300 pharmacists, staff and employees of the totalhealth Pharmacy group nationwide along with industry partners.
The focus of the night was the Pharmacy Award Ceremony which was a celebration of excellence within the group. The winners came from right across the country and that connectivity and partnership among members was truly evident on the night.
The winners in their categories were:
Ambassador of the Year 2017- Jackie Nihill, RX+ totalhealth Pharmacy, Shannon
Medicine Counter Assistant of the Year 2017- Mary Niland, Curley’s totalhealth Pharmacy, Ballyhaunis
VIP Loyalty Pharmacy of the Year 2017- Rose Finlay’s totalhealth Pharmacy, Tullamore
Social Media Pharmacy of the Year 2017- Malone’s totalhealth Pharmacy, Kilrush
Customer Service Pharmacy of the Year 2017- Overall- Flanagan’s totalhealth Pharmacy, Headford
Customer Service Pharmacy of the Year 2017- Most Improved- Concannon’s totalhealth Pharmacy, Athlone
Community Pharmacy Team of the Year 2017- Tully’s totalhealth Pharmacy, Castlerea
Brand Pharmacy of the Year 2017- Joanne Hynes totalhealth Pharmacy, Ballinrobe
Congratulations to Joan Hennessy and all the team at Banagher totalhealth Pharmacy, Banagher, Co. Offaly in being awarded Top100 store status by Retail Excellence. Banagher totalhealth Pharmacy are now into the next round of the competition.
The Top100 stores are part of the Retail Excellence Awards, which were established in 1997 to promote best practice and encourage high standards in the Irish retail industry and are now the largest and most prestigious of its kind in Ireland.
Caitríona Roughneen, a loyal customer at O’Donnell’s totalhealth Pharmacy, Swinford was the lucky overall winner of the totalhealth Pharmacy competition to select the 100,000 person to be registered in the overall group loyalty programme. Caitríona wins 100,000 loyalty points or €1,000 worth of shopping in any participating totalhealth Pharmacy.
The VIP Loyalty Card is operating in 55 totalhealth pharmacies nationwide. Being part of the totalhealth Pharmacy group allows the local pharmacy to bring fantastic value, special offers and a VIP Loyalty Programme & Gift Card to their customers. Ian Johnson’s customers love being rewarded with loyalty points in Swinford and are delighted that they can also collect points if they are visiting a totalhealth Pharmacy in another town. Caitríona is thrilled that she can now enjoy her win locally in Swinford or in any other participating pharmacy in the group!
Caitríona is pictured here being presented with her fabulous prize by Ian Johnson, from O’Donnell’s totalhealth Pharmacy, Swinford and John Arnold, Commercial Director, totalhealth Pharmacy Group.
Congratulations to our sister and brother duo who swept the boards at the Irish Pharmacy News Awards 2017!
Nial Tully, Tully’s totalhealth Pharmacy, Castlerea on winning the IDIS- Community Pharmacist of the Year 2017.
Sheena Mitchell, Milltown totalhealth Pharmacy on winning the RB the Nurofen for Children Baby Health Pharmacy.
Galway totalhealth Pharmacies, Flanagan’s, Pat Hogan’s and Feely’s in Tuam were delighted recently to donate three fabulous First Aid Kits to Eleanor Burke, a fourth year medical student from NUIG and her colleagues who are heading off to work in Mpongwe Mission Hospital in Zambia this summer. The volunteer mission is part of the work they organise as part of the Voluntary Services Abroad Society in NUIG.
UL Student wins €1,000 at Ann Gray’s totalhealth Pharmacy Aoife Keating a third year student at the University of Limerick was the overall winner of the student competition at Ann Gray’s totalhealth Pharmacy in Castletroy. Since September every student who shopped in the pharmacy and scanned their VIP loyalty card at the point of purchase were automatically entered into a draw. The monthly prizes were €50 vouchers for the UL Sports Arena and the overall prize was a €1,000 voucher. Aoife Keating was delighted to be selected as the overall winner.
Galway totalhealth Pharmacies, Flanagan’s & Pat Hogan’s
recently donated a defibrillator to the Salthill / Knocknacarra
Cardiac First Responders group in Galway knowing that the
defibrillator will save lives. This was a wonderful gesture from
Clodagh Philips of Flanagan's totalhealth Pharmacy and Pat Hogan.
Jonathan McGuire, Pharmacist at Mark Wright totalhealth
Pharmacy, Tyrrellspass, Co. Westmeath, recently participated
in a charity fundraiser at the Punchestown Irish National Hunt
Festival in aid of Punchestown Kidney Research Fund and the
Irish Kidney Association.
Over the past 27 years the PKRF has raised €1.4 million in funds.
This money has been used to improve the quality of life of patients
on dialysis, support medical research projects that help people with
the disease and increase organ donor awareness.
totalhealth Pharmacy is delighted to have been selected as the
health advisor to the Today Show on two occasions recently.
Joanne Hynes, Pharmacist from Joanne Hynes totalhealth
Pharmacy, Ballinrobe represented the totalhealth Pharmacy
Group on both occasions.
The focus in the March feature was on how to live well if you suffer from hay fever. In the April feature, Joanne looked at being safe during the summer months, sun protection & sunburn, heat stroke & heat exhaustion, prickly heat, insect bites and stings.
Some very active members of An Garda Síochána took part in a
recent charity cycle in aid of Capuchin Day Centre for the Homeless in Dublin.
The Garda Cycle team were part of a cycle that started in Dublin and ended in Belmullet. Reilly’s totalhealth Pharmacy in Belmullet were more than happy to support them and their worthy cause.
Congratulations to the team at Lynch's totalhealth Pharmacy,
Kells who recently completed training on First Aid and
Cardiac Rehabilitation. Customers at Lynch’s totalhealth
Pharmacy know you are in safe hands when they visit!
totalhealth are delighted to annouce that we are the first pharmacy group to achieve the recognition as an "Age Friendly Business"
Being Age Friendly means we want to improve the experience for
all our totalhealth customers, our goals are to provide a better
location for older people to access services and conduct business.
For the month of October totalhealth Pharmacies were involved in the Paint it Pink campaign for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. An amazing €30,000 was rasied for the Irish Cancer Society.
The brilliant ideas people ran with to raise funds were fantastic, from bake sales to nail painting.
It was a very impressive achievement from all totalhealth pharmacies who went out of their way to raise as much as possible for this worthy charity.
Brendan is one of our members who owns two pharmacies and has now completed the transition to totalhealth in both pharmacies.
Byranstown Pharmacy is the latest totalhealth member to launch our new look pharmacy.
Niall's father Malachy opened their first family owned pharmacy in 1963 and Niall has continued in the tradition. Niall's vibrant and dynamic pharmacy continues to be at the forefront of the local community for professional healthcare and customer service.
Malone's Pharmacy, was recently re-branded to the new look Malone's totalhealth Pharmacy.
Call in and see what Malone'ss Pharmacy can do for you. You'll still get the personal attention you've come to expect from Anthony and the team.
Cloughjordan Pharmacy it the latest totalhealth member to launch our new look pharmacy. It has operated on the Main Street of Cloughjordan village since 1998 and is a sister pharmacy to Peter Fox Pharmacy Birr. In 2012, the pharmacy was listed as a REI Top 100 Store as well as been shortlisted in the Business Development Category at the Irish Pharmacy Awards.
Wades Pharmacy is the lastest totalhealth member to lauch our new look pharmacy. Call in a see what Wades totalhealth Pharmacy can do for you. You'll still get the personal attention you've come to expect from Michael and his team, but you'll notice more than a few exciting changes.
Brogan's has undergone a totalhealth rebrandingand store design. The staff and customers are delighted with the improved layout, merchandising and category managment.
Jean commented “ Moving forward with totalhealth will enable us to meet the healthcare needs of our customers, while retaining our core values of a personalised and confidential service based
around trusted, local, care.”
O'Donnell's Pharmacy, Charlestown was recently re-branded to the new look O'Donnell's totalhealth Pharmacy.
Call in and see what O'Donnell's Pharmacy can do for you. You'll still get the personal attention you've come to expect from Ian, Nuala and the team.
Kieran's Pharmacy is the lastest totalhealth member to lauch our new look pharmacy. Brendan is a third generation pharmacist who took over the family business in 2001.
He is proud to be a native of Carrick-on-Shannon and to continue the strong family tradition of serving the community of Co. Leitrim.
Gray’s Pharmacy recently had a full refit and re-brand to the new look Gray’s totalhealth Pharmacy.
Ann was anxious to bring her retail pharmacy business to a new level and saw that by joining forces with totalhealth, she could achieve that.
You'll still get the personal attention you've come to exptect from Ann and her team.
Milltown Pharmacy is the latest totalhealth member to launch our new look pharmacy. Sheena is extremely excited about bringing totalhealth to Milltown to ensure that high professional standards, excellent customer service and great value are brought to her community.
We are delighted to announce the opening of another revamped totalhealth Pharmacy. O'Meara's in Scariff, Co. Clare is the latest totalhealth member to launch our new look pharmacy.
You'll still get the personal attention you've come to expect from Harry and his team but you'll notice more than a few exciting changes.
It's Better for Everyone!
Brogans, Boyle Co. Roscommon is the latest totalhealth member to launch our new look pharmacy. The store has undertaken a refit to incorporate all the elements of the new totalhealth brand.
Pat is delighted to be bringing a new concept in pharmacy to the people of Boyle.
June 12th saw the third totalhealth pharmacy launch. The local Pharmacy has undergone a significant upgrade and will now be branded "McGuinness totalhealth Pharmacy”. A third generation family business established in Roscommon Town in 1891, and with a current staff count of 10 people, the store has undergone a refit to incorporate all the elements of the new totalhealth brand and store design.
Joanne Hynes Pharmacy, Ballinrobe Co. Mayo has undergone a significant upgrade and will now be branded ‘Joanne Hynes totalhealth Pharmacy’.
The announcement forms part of the rollout of Ireland’s latest retail pharmacy brand under the totalhealth symbol, which was formally launched late last year.
O'Donnell's Pharmacy Westport recently rebranded as the first first totalhealth store in Ireland. Independent retail pharmacist, Sheila O’Donnell, based on Bridge Street, Westport, has rebranded to ‘O’Donnell’s totalhealth Pharmacy’. Following the launch, it is expected that totalhealth branded stores will open in Roscommon, Castlebar, Tuam, Stillorgan, Dublin, Cork and Limerick in the first quarter of 2014.