By Kevin Kavanagh
The recent acquisition of Brodericks Pharmacy, in Society St, Ballinasloe is an exciting development that will bring some of new services and brands to the town. Speaking on behalf of McGorisks Pharmacy, Philip McGorisk said “We look forward to continuing the excellent service Kevin and Anne have being providing over the years and wish them well in their retirement”. Michael McDermott, who is married to a local girl, is the new pharmacist taking the helm, and they have the same great team of girls, Katie McNally, Aisling Delaney , Melissa Fahy and Aisling Colohan who have all been working in the store for many years. Joining the team is Aileen O’Connell (nee White) a Ballinasloe native. Some new services that have been introduced include:
Flu vaccination - This is a walk in service, so no appointment is necessary. The Flu vaccination is a safe effective way of preventing the flu and is available up to April 2019. It is recommended for the over 60’s, people with long term illness and pregnant women. Don’t get the flu, drop into the store and get vaccinated. Mention this article and get €5 off the vaccine (€15), normal RRP €20.
Medication review - Do you feel like you are taking too many tablets? Their pharmacist can review your medication and make recommendations to the GP that may reduce the number you take. They can also do a price review and sometimes recommend a cheaper alternative.
Loyalty card - sign up for our loyalty card today and get 4 points for every €1 you spend. You will also get access to extra discounts
Delivery service - With access to the town proving difficult due to ongoing road works, they are offering a free delivery service. You can phone your order in advance or ask your GP to fax/ email your script and they will deliver.
www.mcgorisks.ie - Their new on line store is open. Here the customers can access a huge variety of amazing brands with lots of exclusive online offers and discounts with free delivery on orders over €40. Alternatively you can click and collect in any of their midland stores including Broderick’s Pharmacy.
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