David Gillick

Health & Wellbeing Talk with Former Olympian David Gillick

World Mental Health Day was last week, which is an international day for global mental health education, awareness and advocacy against social stigma.   McKesson Cork and NorthStar Healthcare are very passionate about this and throughout the year focus on this continuously.  On Tuesday September 24th McKesson Cork and Northstar Healthcare employees attended our usual monthly…

2019 Westgate Foundation Volunteering

2019 McKesson & NorthStar Westgate Foundation Volunteering

Westgate Foundation is a community-based organisation providing an integrated range of services for older people including daycare, community catering, sheltered housing, transport, social and active retired club, social work, and counselling. Westgate Foundation employs a staff team of 60 people and enjoys the support of many volunteers. It is a registered charity and limited company…

McKesson joins forces with CIT to offer first ever female PhD scholarship

McKesson, a global leader in healthcare, have announced an innovative PhD scholarship in Computer Science in partnership with the SFI Centre for Research Training in Advanced Networks and Sustainable Societies (ADVANCE) and Cork Institute of Technology (CIT). The primary objective of the Centre for Research Training (ADVANCE), and the scholarship, is to train the next…

Opening of New NorthStar Laboratory

At NorthStar Healthcare, we have a talented team of highly qualified professionals with strong pharmaceutical experience drawn from the multi-national pharma eco-system across Ireland. As a distributor/sourcing organization of private label generic (Gx) pharmaceuticals, the quality operations team of NorthStar Healthcare creates value through due diligence in multiple different areas. One area we didn’t have a…

Darkness into Light 2018

Why would a group of people get up from their warm bed to do a 5km walk at 4.15 in the morning? In one word, compassion.  That is what a group of McKesson / NorthStar colleagues did, with other groups, at separate locations around Cork; other people did it around the globe as a community of thousands walking together, on Saturday morning, May 12th 2018.  The “Darkness into Light” walk is an event…

McKesson Automation/AI Software Labs attend Spring I/O Conference 2018 in Barcelona

The 2018 Spring I/O Conference was held in Barcelona on the 24th and 25th of May 2018.  Liam O’Brien and Michael O’Hegarty from McKesson Automation/AI Software Labs Cork were among the 1,000 attendees from 47 different countries.  The two-day agenda was fully packed, each time slot had a main event and 4 side track events catering for workshops and more special…

Software Development Meet Up (Cork)

Cork is well known for its vibrant software developer community and I’ve been lucky enough to be able to attend numerous events and meet some very inspiring individuals. McKesson Cork recently sponsored one of these collaboration events organised by corkdev.io and I had the opportunity to present and give something back to the volunteers who…