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…

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…

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…

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…