“As a family business, we understand the healthcare issues that Irish families and communities are facing and we designed our pharmacy service to ensure that everything we do is geared towards helping the community.”
Sharen McCabe, Managing Director, McCabe’s Pharmacy.
Thirty years on and the next generation now head up the pharmacy chain, with the three of four McCabe sisters, Sharen, Ciara, Áine involved in running 20 pharmacies in Dublin, Limerick, Wexford and Louth.
Over the years they designed their pharmacy services in line with what they, as parents and active community members, saw as being important. They also revolutionized the sector, leaning on their international experience and introducing innovative healthcare services to their pharmacy such as blood pressure tests, cholesterol tests and diabetes tests.
Settling down in Malahide, Roy and Margaret recognized the need in Ireland for a more dynamic pharmacy service, where the pharmacist would provide an extended role which also included health screening, counselling and lifestyle advice.