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Care in the Community – Men’s Sheds

In March 2017 Indepharm & Haven Pharmacy announced their multi-year charity partnership with the Irish Men’s Sheds Association. The Irish Men’s Sheds Association is a registered charity focused on supporting a grassroots network of sheds, workshops and meeting places for men of all ages. There are over 400 sheds with over 10,000 members in 150 […]

A Job ‘Wool’ Done…

On Thursday 15th March, Haven Pharmacy and the Beaumont Hospital Foundation came together to thank everyone who got involved in last year’s Christmas ‘Knitivity’ campaign and to announce the total amount of money raised through Haven Pharmacy’s participation. The Campaign This campaign called on people from all over Ireland to knit or crochet a Christmas […]

What is Osteoporosis?

Osteoporosis occurs when more bone is naturally lost than replaced. This results in bones becoming more fragile and therefore breaks more easily. Osteoporosis is when bones are more porous and it affects 1 in 5 men and 1 in 2 women. Signs & Symptoms Often there are no signs or symptoms prior to a person […]

Cervical Cancer Prevention – Get the Facts

As it’s Cervical Cancer Prevention Week, we try to explain in simple terms a little more about cervical cancer, the symptoms and causes. From the outset, it’s important to emphasise that there is no 100% effective method to prevent cervical cancer and therefore it is crucial that women continue to have regular cervical smear tests. […]

Cystitis and UTI’s

Cystitis is a common lower urinary tract infection (UTI). It is inflammation of the bladder or urethra and is more common in women than men. It is usually mild and resolves within 5 to 7 days without treatment with antibiotics. Cystitis can be extremely painful and uncomfortable, therefore our pharmacists would highly recommend that actions are […]

Constipation

Constipation is a common complaint. It occurs when bowel motions become harder or drier than normal and are difficult to pass or when you are having fewer bowel movements than your regular pattern. Bowel habit is very much an individual pattern and there is a large amount of variance. For some people, a daily bowel […]

Haven Awards 2017

On Saturday 2nd December we celebrated our 4th Haven Awards Night. Held in the luxurious Mount Wolseley Estate in Co. Carlow, the night endeavored to extend our appreciation and recognition for the hard work, dedication, customer service, professional excellence and care demonstrated by pharmacists, technicians and staff in all the independent Haven pharmacies in our co-op. […]

‘Shed-ding’ Light on the Rhodo Invasion In Killarney National Park

This November, Killarney National Park is teaming up with Killarney Chamber of Tourism & Commerce, Haven Pharmacy and the Irish Men’s Sheds Association to help protect a vital part of Ireland’s natural heritage. The initiative which was spearheaded by Haven Pharmacist and local Killarney businessman Finbarr Kennelly, will see dozens of Men’s sheds members from […]

Shedding Light on the Rhodo Problem in Killarney

This November, Killarney National Park is teaming up with Killarney Chamber of Tourism & Commerce, Haven Pharmacy and the Irish Men’s Sheds Association to help protect a vital part of Ireland’s natural heritage.   The initiative which was spearheaded by Haven Pharmacist and local Killarney businessman Finbarr Kennelly, will see dozens of Men’s sheds members […]