Healthwave, the Irish pharmacy offering up to 90% savings on prescription medications, has opened a store in Galway. The low price pharmacy, which disrupted the Irish market significantly when it launched in Dundrum in 2014, provides transparent pricing and universal access to affordable medication through its HealthPass subscription service. Healthwave now has 2 stores in Dundrum, Dublin and Sean Mulvoy Road, Galway.
“We have had a very strong and loyal customer base in Galway who avail of our unique low pricing model. Our Healthwave pharmacists have providing great care and attention to customers directly in their homes through our mobile pharmacist service and we would like to continue that with the opening of the Galway store on Sean Mulvoy Road,” said Shane O’Sullivan, Pharmacist and founder of Healthwave.
“Our philosophy is not only to provide the best pricing, but the best pharmacy service to our customers, so we are really excited about the opening of this new store and we look forward to making affordable medication even more accessible,” he added.
HealthPass is Ireland’s first pharmacy subscription service and offers members saving of 50% on average on prescription medication. Healthwave pharmacy has always championed a consumer-centric approach in terms of service and value, since it launched over a year ago. It has been rewarded with a loyal customer base with more than 10,000 Healthpass subscribers reducing their prescription costs by 50% on average.
“Other pharmacies in Ireland have reduced the mark up on medications, including generic medicines. However only the HealthPass subscription service ensures that consumers pay the lowest price – matching cross-border prices in Northern Ireland and in some cases saving up to 90% on the cost of prescription medications,” he added.
The Healthwave Galway store is located on Unit 5, Mulvoy Park, Sean Mulvoy Road, Galway. For more information see www.healthwave.ie.
Healthwave provides a new approach to pharmacy care in Ireland, providing generic alternatives to enable significant cost savings for effective and safe medication for patients. Healthwave has created a new and innovative pharmacy model, to ensure that the customer has access to the best possible pricing, best information and best overall care, using innovative technology, self- service health screening kiosks, and HealthPass online membership. Highly novel in its service and business model, Healthwave is a game changer in the Irish pharmacy market. Healthwave is a member of the Irish Pharmacy Union of Ireland.
HealthPass is Ireland’s first pharmacy subscription service and offers members savings of 50% on average on prescription medication as well as free nationwide home delivery. Membership also includes access to free 24 hour blood pressure monitoring, a vital service dogged by large waiting lists across the country and a cost of up to €120 in certain clinics. Healthwave has recently launched nurse led screening at its Dundrum store allowing patients to have blood tests in the pharmacy.
Breakdown of HealthPass savings:
|HealthPass Price||Irish pharmacy price|
|Beclomethasone 250mcg Inhaler||22.30||31.34|
|Customer (DPS) 144.00|
|State (above 144) 19.46|
Breast Cancer patient
|Calcium + Vitamin D3||60|
CVS Patient –Cardiovascular (blood pressure and cholesterol)
|Pharmacy in Ranelagh||Healthwave|
|Pharmacy in Rathfarnham||Healthwave|
|Ibandronic Acid 150mg||1||€46.17||€12.90|
Chronic Pain patient