Our branch in Shankill was taken over from Jacqueline O'Donnell in 2020. Situated beside Lidl and Costa with ample parking and within walking distance of local GP surgeries this busy store is going from strength to strength with strong roots in the local community.
Meet our staff
Pamela (Supervising Pharmacist) – Pamela has a Masters in Pharmacy from Robert Gordan University in Aberdeen, Scotland and an Honours degree in Chemistry from NUI Galway. She has many years of experience working within community pharmacy in both the UK and Ireland. Pamela is also an Appel Tutor who provides supportive learning and training opportunities for pharmacy students to gain the knowledge and skills to become a competent pharmacist. Pamela prides herself on counselling patients about their medicines ensuring patients are confident in how to use their drug therapies prescribed. She has provided numerous health services to her patients over the years, and looks forward to bringing her expert experience and knowledge to her patients in Shankill.
Stephen (Pharmacist) - Stephen has a Degree and Masters in Pharmacy from The Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland and a Degree in Biochemistry from University College Dublin. Stephen has years of experience working in different pharmacies throughout the country and is committed to providing friendly and compassionate healthcare advice to the community of Shankill. He has a keen interest in health and fitness including crossfit, cycling and running.
Hazel (Pharmacy Manager) – Hazel has been serving the Shankill community since 2015 as an Over The Counter Medicine Assistant. Her previous background was in beauty. Through her great dedication to the team and her valuable work ethic, Hazel stepped from being Assistant Manager into the role of Pharmacy Manager and has completed a Retail Management Programme. Hazel has extensive experience in all things Front-of-Shop. Her knowledge ranges from OTC Medicines and Vitamins to Skincare and Cosmetics. Like all great team members, Hazel has gotten to know all her customers very well over the years. She is very excited about this chapter in her career. She, along with the team are very much looking forward in continuing to provide excellent customer service to all our patients and customers.
Mary (Pharmacy Sales Assistant) - Mary is our very trusted and experienced Pharmacy Sales Assistant and the longest serving member of our team. She has seen Shankill Shopping Centre in all its varied states! Mary knows all our regular patients and we’re sure you’ll all agree, welcomes everybody with her friendly smile and manner.
Our Dispensary staff; Pharmacist Aoife, Technicians Siobhan and Tanya, Trainee Pharmacist Caithlin and Trainee Technician Dylan. Who are all on hand to help you out with any prescription related queries. We have the two Aoife’s, our pharmacy sale assistants to meet and greet you. They both just love to help and serve the Shankill Community.
Here at McCartans, Shankill we stock: BiaBelle Beauty, Catrice, Carter Beauty, Vichy, La Roche Posay, Cerave, Aveeno, Inky List, SoSu by Suzanne Jackson, Lipotrim, Nuk baby, Childs farm, Bbold, Revive Active, Pharmaton, Optibac, Udos Choice and many more.
Private Pharmacist Consultations
Seasonal Flu Vaccination
We also provide a Delivery Service on Monday afternoons, Will our driver is more than happy to help for those who are unable to collect at the Pharmacy. Just phone and speak to a member of the team.
McCartans Shankill are proud sponsors of Shankill GAA Summer Camps, keep an eye out for the new jersey this summer.