Entries by Karen O'Neill

Haven Pharmacy in Cavan are Hiring!

***We are hiring a part time sales assistant*** The successful applicant should have excellent communication skills, be flexible and work well as part of a team. Email your CV to Brennans.Cavan@havenpharmacy.ie or call to the Pharmacy in person

Haven Pharmacy Lannens in Carrick-on-Suir are Hiring!

Haven Pharmacy Lannens in Carrick-on-Suir in County Tipperary are looking for a Support Pharmacist – full time and part time staff required This is an exciting role in a relaxed and friendly pharmacy with a lot of back-up. 2 days a week (extremely flexible) 9am to 6pm Registered Pharmacist with 2+years desirable This position comes […]

Everything You Need to Know About the Common Cold

Ever wonder why the symptoms of a cold tend to vary greatly? That’s because the common cold is caused by any one of more than two hundred viruses! Adults tend to get two to four colds a year but children (especially preschoolers) may have up to eight to ten colds annually. Both adults and children […]

2 Most Common Reasons People Avoid The Flu Vaccine

Getting your flu vaccine, is now more convenient than ever before. Ever chat with your friends about the flu vaccine? Do you all get it? If not, why? Last year, the Health Service Executive issued a statement indicating that uptake on the vaccine was “nowhere near” where it ought to be. Why do you think […]

Stroke – Would You Know What to Do?

The sooner a person receives treatment for a stroke, the less damage is likely to happen. Always err on the side of caution and seek emergency medical advice if you suspect that you or someone you know might be having a stroke.   What Causes a Stroke? A stroke occurs when a blood vessel, which […]

Self Care – taking charge of your health

An exciting societal shift is taking place in relation to how we look after our health and well-being. Increasingly, we have people coming into our pharmacies to seek advice about minor ailments and treatment options from our healthcare experts. This year saw the launch of the #SelfCare initiative organised by the Irish Pharmacy Union (IPU) […]

Baby Care – Looking After Your Little Ones

Ever feel like there are just so many things to look out for with a new baby that you don’t know where to start? It can be really overwhelming. Firstly, you’re doing a great job! So don’t worry and be kind to yourself. Secondly, our expert pharmacists have gone to the trouble of listing out […]