Niall Hegarty


Mr Hegarty qualified as a Pharmacist at Rhodes in 1984, spent some time in the Pharma Manufacturing Industry. Further to this Niall qualified as a Pharmacist in Ontario, Canada and returned to South Africa spending some time in Pharma Sales before joining Dis-Chem in 1990 and has been involved ever since. Mr Hegarty has spent many years dispensing and involved closely in the community pharmacy. Although he is now not dispensing, he is still very involved in the oversight of the Dispensaries.

Mr Hegarty has overseen the establishment of the WELLBEING and BABY CLINICS within Dis-Chem Pharmacies and now employs 280 professional clinic sisters in over 200 clinics. Niall strongly believes in inter professional collaboration and synergies between primary care nursing and community pharmacy.

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