UX Design Team solves Covid-19 Business Problem

In April, the global UX Design team led by Cork-based Maébh Costello, got an unexpected and urgent request. An email from Nupura Kolwalkar, VP of Data Management at McKesson outlined a Covid-19 related business problem. McKesson needed company-wide co-ordination of data and analytics related to Covid-19 with visibility across all business units. But the tool…

Shine A Light Sleep-Out 2019

In keeping with the commitment of the McKesson Cork Business Solutions Leadership team, I gladly volunteered to partake in the Shine a Light Night – Sleep-out on Spike Island on October 2019 to support Focus Ireland.   Focus Ireland Fundraising Focus Ireland believes that everyone has a right to a place they can call home.…

Volunteering At Its Best

Ballincollig retained it’s Gold Medal Status on Monday 30th September at the Helix in Dublin when the results of the SuperValu National Tidy Towns Competition were announced. This is the town’s eight gold and the Ballincollig Tidy Towns are thrilled.   Ballincollig also won the County Award and was the winner of Category G. Their…

IT@Cork Tech Leaders Awards 2019

The 13th IT@Cork Tech Leaders Awards took place on Friday 18th October 2019. These awards showcase the companies and universities that are blazing a trail in technology. Continuing from last year’s success of McKesson winning the Multinational Company of the Year Award, we were shortlisted as finalists this year in the Corporate Social Responsibility and…

Women in Tech Awards 2019

Dublin Tech Summit’s second annual DTS Women in Tech Awards took place on Thursday 17th October 2019. These awards highlight the importance of diversity in the workplace, focus on narrowing the gender gap and also recognise the achievements of women working to drive IT excellence, innovation, leadership and success in the tech industry. Maebh Costello,…

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 Cork and NorthStar 3rd Annual Company Day

For the past three years McKesson Cork and NorthStar have taken the opportunity to commit one day per year to focus entirely on employee engagement and enhancing relations among. In previous years the focus has been on Managing Unconscious Bias and Personality profiling, this year the focus on the Company Day was the topical issue…

14th Inter-firm Dragon Boat Challenge – 6th July 2019

McKesson Cork and NorthStar Healthcare An 18-person crew comprising of McKesson and NorthStar staff participated in the Dragon Boat Challenge on Saturday 6 July 2019, bringing the colour and buzz of sprint racing to Cork city centre.  The race is in aid of Meitheal Mara, Cork’s community boatyard and nationally-accredited training centre. The organisation is…