Uniphar Group

Head Office

4045 Kingswood Road,

Citywest Business Park,

Co Dublin.


Tel: 01 428 7777

Fax: 01 428 7776

Email: dublin@uniphar.ie

Web: www.uniphar.ie


Other Locations

Garryglass, Ballysimon Road, Limerick.

South Cork Industrial Estate, Pouladuff Road, Cork.

5/7 Cleveragh Business Park, Sligo.


Type of Business

Pharmaceutical Wholesaler & Distributor of Ethical, OTC Products, Photographic, Veterinary Products and Health & Beauty Products.

Agencies: See Allphar Services.

Distribution: Direct to Community Pharmacies, Hospital Pharmacies & Veterinary Surgeons

Board of Directors

Chairman: Mr Maurice Pratt

Chief Executive Officer: Mr Ger Rabbette B.Comm FCA



Mr Tim Dolphin B.Comm FCA

Mr Padraic Dempsey BBLS

Mr Michael Quinn B.Comm FMCA

Mr Criofan Shannon MPSI

Mr John Holly MPSI

Mr Matt Murphy MPSI

Mr Padraic Staunton MPSI

Mrs Marie McConn MPSI


Uniphar Retail Services

Managing Director: Mr Dermot Ryan

Commercial Director: Mr David O’Brien


Sales Team

Mr Brian Mangan, Business Development Manager, 086 044 3743


North West, North Dublin & North Leinster

Ms Ger Gormley, Business Development Executive, 086 814 4796

Mr Ian McDonald, Business Development Executive, 085 877 3792


Munster, South Dublin, South Leinster

Mr Darrin Mullins, Business Development Executive, 087 943 7276

Mr Adrian O’Sullivan, Business Development Executive, 085 870 5953

Mr Billy Reidy, Business Development Executive, 087 131 6984

 Mr Tiarnan Crowe, Key Account Manager, 085 804 7298



 LinkUp is a buying group developed by Uniphar Retail Services to meet the needs of independent community pharmacies. LinkUp members benefit from exceptional deals in prescription, over-the-counter and front-of-shop through the LinkUp web portal and can access a range of services, developed specifically for the Irish community pharmacist, which include Health Services, Category Management, Claims Management and Regulatory Management.

LinkUp – Working together to deliver value.

Tel: 01 468 8467

Email: css@uniphar.ie



PharmaSource is Ireland’s leading supplier of unlicensed medicines. We offer unrivalled expertise in logistics, national and international regulatory affairs, HSE reimbursement policies and quality control. We focus on 4 key strategic areas:

  • Unlicensed Medicines including both solid dose and Manufactured Specials
  • Market Leading Price Structures
  • Exemplary Customer Service
  • Time and Cost Savings for Community Pharmacies

We have achieved our market leading position through ensuring we have an unparalleled range of products, competitively priced and in stock including cold chain and controlled drugs. We have immediate access to a database of more than 1 million medicines worldwide and an extensive range of manufactured specials tailored to the unique needs of your patients. All of which can be easily ordered via our state of the art website.

With our experienced team of our on-site pharmacists and pharmacy technicians we can help reduce the valuable time our customers are spending searching for medicines that are currently unlicensed, in short supply or discontinued in the national market. Through our multi-channel ordering system, exceptional service level, traceability and counterfeit monitoring we can provide premium standard sourcing of these products for our customers.


Ostomy Source

Ostomysource is Ireland’s leading supplier of Ostomy and Incontinence products with a bespoke, state of the art cutting service using Ireland’s only fully automated ultrasonic cutting machine. Ostomysource offer an efficient and comprehensive service delivered by a team that is made up of sector specific, well educated, skilled and experienced staff, including pharmacists and technicians who have worked for many years in the retail setting and understand the importance of customer satisfaction. We offer an unrivalled service that is tailored to the unique needs of our customers.

Free Phone: 1800 440 440

Free Fax: 1800 441 441

Email: pharmasource@uniphar.ie  & ostomysource@uniphar.ie

Web: www.uniphar.ie


Business Unit Director: Mrs Wendy Abbey

Tel: 085 877 6155

Email: wabbey@uniphar.ie


Business Unit Manager: Mr Daragh Byrne

Tel: 085 877 6096

Email: darbyrne@uniphar.ie



Comprehensive range of photographic products.

Photographic kiosks from Kodak, Mitsubishi and Epson

New ID online passport camera

Kiosk consumables for Kodak, Mitsubishi, Epson, DNP and Fuji

Photographic Manager: Mr Alan Bennett

Tel: 087 233 7584

Email: abennett@uniphar.ie


Animal Health Department

Customer Service

Tel: 01 468 8412/3/5

Fax: 01 468 7938

Email: vetoffice@uniphar.ie


Sales Manager

Ms Liz Matthews

Tel: 086 809 6659

Email: liz@uniphar.ie


Business Development Manager

Mr James Cadogan

Tel: 087 992 4531

Email: jcadogan@uniphar.ie


 Point of Care

Point of Care is an award winning, ISO accredited, community nursing and patient adherence specialist organisation. Our mission is to transform how our patients experience medical treatments through constantly evolving and improving our patient centred service offering.

With our team of accredited nurses, we enable the treatment and care of patients nationwide, outside of the acute hospital setting. Care is delivered, managed and tracked to the highest possible standard either in the patient’s own home or in one of our affiliated clinics across the country.

We are leading the way in both designing and providing innovative patient adherence programmes for both patients and healthcare providers in Ireland. We attribute our success so far to the fact that we hold patient care and safety as well as the quality of our programmes as our primary focus.

Our extensive suite of services includes; Patient Adherence Programme Design, Nurse Coaching and Nurse Liaison Service, Proprietary Technologies, Pharmacy Access and Integration and Data Benchmarking.

Point of Care is also now part of the Uniphar Group, one of Ireland’s largest healthcare organisations.

Key Personnel:

Mr Liam Regan: Business Unit Director

Mr John O’Connell: Director of Patient Services

Ms Lorraine Smith: Director of Nursing

Ms Karla Webster: Clinical and Pharmacovigilance Compliance Director



Star is a full-service outsourcing and resourcing company and we deliver the best people for healthcare across Ireland and United Kingdom. We deliver tailored solutions across 4 key strategic areas:

  • Direct to headcount
  • Dedicated/Syndicated teams
  • Vacancy management
  • Recruitment Process Outsourcing

Star was acquired by Uniphar Group plc. With significant planned investment in Star’s people, infrastructure and analytics we believe we will now be able to provide further insight and outcomes to our clients from our offices in Bath, Maidenhead, Manchester and Dublin

Star is 2016’s most preferred recruitment agency and CSO, as ranked by the industry in Pf’s Company Perception, Motivation and Satisfaction survey, which benchmarks the pharma industry’s thoughts on remuneration, motivation, satisfaction and recruitment. Star’s also a Gold Standard Investors in People organisation, a big achievement as only 7% of IIP organisations accomplish this standard.

Star’s goal is to become the UK and Ireland’s market leader in healthcare outsourcing by delivering the best people and commercial outcomes to more customers with even greater flexibility. Star’s successful, 15 year heritage is driven by our simple methodology: listen, tailor, deliver.

Key Personnel:

Mr Dave Faulkner: Managing Director, UK & Ireland

Mr Liam Regan: Business Unit Director

Mr Barry Donovan: Project Manager

Ms Nikki Toomey: Project Manager

Ms Aoife Breslin: Sales and Marketing Support Executive

Ms Linda McMahon: Recruitment Consultant  

Ms Paula Finlay: Recruitment Consultant


Life Pharmacy

Life Pharmacy

4045 Kingswood Road,

Citywest Business Park,

Co Dublin.


Tel: 01 428 7777

Web: www.lifepharmacy.ie


Type of Business: Pharmacy Symbol Group

Life Pharmacy is the pharmacist led symbol group for independent community pharmacies.

The Life brand is owned jointly by the members and Uniphar. The symbol group provides member pharmacies with best-in-class purchasing and procurement rates, dedicated operational support, along with business intelligence to compete and thrive in the competitive market. Life is also the only symbol group that is investing in brand and marketing to deliver impact both nationally and locally for our members.

Life is directed and led by the members, supported by the strength of Uniphar.

Business Development Manager: Trish Biggane, 086 048 7987 or tbiggane@uniphar.ie


Allcare Pharmacy

Allcare Pharmacy

4045 Kingswood Road,

Citywest Business Park,

Co Dublin.


Tel: 01 428 7777

Web: www.allcarepharmacy.ie


Type of Business: Pharmacy Group & Franchise Network

With over 80 members, both company-owned and franchisees, Allcare Pharmacy is the largest Irish-owned pharmacy group in the country. It provides franchise partners with the most comprehensive range of supports and services available. Our franchise programme is based on the requirements and experience of our own stores. With a proven track record in sales and margin delivery, the range of supports and services we provide to our independent pharmacy partners includes best-in-class purchasing and procurement rates, dedicated operational support, ongoing training, business intelligence, category management and merchandising as well as marketing.

Business Development Manager: Trish Biggane, 086 048 7987 or tbiggane@uniphar.ie




Allphar Services Limited                                             

4045 Kingswood Road,

Citywest Business Park,

Co Dublin.


Tel: 01 468 8456

Fax: 01 466 0782

Web: www.uniphar.ie

Email: info@allphar.ie

Business Description: Pharmaceutical Agents and Distributors.

Agencies: 3M Ireland Ltd, AbbVie Ltd, Accord Healthcare Ltd, Actelion Pharma UK Ltd, Alcon Laboratories Ireland Ltd, Allergan UK Ophthalmology, Almirall Limited, Ascensia Diabetes Care, Concordia International, Aspen Pharma Trading Limited, Bayer Consumer Care, Bausch & Lomb, Bracco UK Ltd, Bio Oil Research Ltd, Bluefish Pharmaceuticals, Boehringer Ingelheim Ireland Ltd, Boehringer Vetmedica, Cambridge Healthcare Ltd, Caragen, Chugai Pharma UK Ltd, CSL Behring, Chemidex Pharma Ltd, Chiesi Ltd, Corr Healthcare Ltd, Creo Pharma Ltd, Dermal Laboratories, Desma Healthcare BV Swiss Branch, Evolan Pharma, Fannin Ltd, Fate Special Foods, Flynn Pharma, Fresenius Kabi, Galderma UK Ltd, Galen Ireland Ltd, Gedeon Richter (UK) Ltd, Geistlich Sons Ltd, Genzyme Therapeutics Ltd, Gluten Free Foods, Grunenthal Pharma Ltd, GSK Ireland, Greencross, GreenLight, Heraeus Medical GMBH, Halyard BVBA, HRA Pharma UK & Ireland Ltd, Hollister Ltd, Infusion Healthcare, Inca-Pharma GmBH, Intrapharm Laboratories Ltd, Janssen, J.M. Loveridge, Logixx Pharma Ltd, Lundbeck Ireland Ltd, Medicon Ireland, Medtronic, Medinutrix Ltd, The Mentholatum Company Ltd, Merck Serono (Ireland) Ltd, Merial Animal Health, Navamedic, Nestlé, Nordic Pharma Ltd, Novartis Ireland Ltd, Novo Nordisk Ltd, Nualtra Ltd, Orion Pharma Ireland Ltd, Otsuka Pharmaceutical, Pamex Ltd, Pharma Nord Limited, Phoenix Labs Ltd, Pfizer Ireland Ltd, Pierre Fabre Ltd, Pierre Fabre Dermo-Cosmetique, Premier Medical Ltd, Promedicare Ltd, Pro Bono Bio Ltd, Recordati Ireland Ltd, Roche Products Ireland Ltd, Sanofi Ltd, Sanofi Pasteur, Shire Pharmaceuticals Ltd, Smith & Nephew ASD, Smith & Nephew Wound Management, Special Products Ltd, Speciality European Pharma Ltd, Stallergenes Ltd, TheaPamex Ltd., Teofarma SRL, T.P. Whelehan & Son & Co Ltd, T.P. Whelehan Surgical Ltd, Vifor Pharma, Vitaflo International Ltd, Zoetis Animal Health.

Distribution: Direct to all Hospitals, Wholesalers and Retail Pharmacy.


Mr Brendan O’Connell: Chairman

Mr Padraic Dempsey: Managing Director

Mr James Quinn: Commercial Director

Ms Nicola McGrath: Financial Director

Mr Liam Quinn: Chief Operating Officer


Key Account Managers:

Ms Irene Hanbidge: Hospital & Senior Key Account Manager, ihanbidge@uniphar.ie, 086 776 0049

Ms Sonya Lynch: Senior Key Account Manager, slynch@uniphar.ie, 086 046 4846

Ms Laura Jacob: Senior Key Account Manager, ljacob@uniphar.ie, 086 029 6150

Ms Barbara Furlong: Key Account Manager, bfurlong@uniphar.ie, 087 278 7548

Ms Heidi Ashmore: Key Account Manager, hashmore@uniphar.ie, 085 877 6386

Mr Stephen Pratt: Key Account Executive, spratt@uniphar.ie, 085 800 7162

Business Support Team:

Ms Kamila Davila: Project Analyst and Business Support Team Lead, kamila.davila@uniphar.ie, 01 468 7929

Ms Katie McKeown: Business Support Specialist, kmckeown@uniphar.ie, 01 468 8967

Mr Kieran Ryan: Business Support Specialist, kryan@uniphar.ie, 01 468 7963

Ms Deirdre Foy: Business Support Specialist, deirdre.foy@uniphar.ie, 01 468 7927

Ms Rebecca Kelly: Business Support Specialist, rkelly@uniphar.ie, 01 468 7506

Mr Shane Broderick: Business Support Executive, sbroderick@uniphar.ie, 01 468 8281