Pharmapod Limited

Pharmapod is a cloud-based platform for Heath Intelligence and Pharmacy Informatics - Saving lives, saving money, ensuring compliance.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Software
  • Location Dublin, Ireland
  • Currency EUR
  • Founded December 2010
  • Employees 5
  • Website

Company Summary

Pharmapod is revolutionising delivery of healthcare services, enabling healthcare professionals to address three core areas of their business with one solution; the delivery of clinical services to end users, internal operational efficiencies and regulatory reporting requirements.
With a current focus on the pharmacy sector, Pharmapod is already deployed and functional in 300+ pharmacies in the UK and IRL. Pharmapod is quickly positioning itself as a leader in healthcare service management within the global healthcare sector. As pharmacy practices evolve and the role of pharmacists change, our award-winning cloud - based management system provides an opportunity for pharmacists to develop new revenue models through the delivery of clinical services, to maximise patient safety and to demonstrate compliance with legislation, protecting against costly litigation and brand risk.


  • Founder & CEO

    Leonora has 20 yrs experience in pharmacy practice, policy development and regulatory affairs at national & EU level. She is one of 11 members of the National Pharmacist Reference Group tasked with creation of national strategy for the pharmacy profession. Previous roles include Chief Pharmacist for Unicare/DocMorris group; European Manager of Pharmacy Practice, Celesio AG, Germany and Governance Consultant for the PSI – the Pharmacy Regulator.

  • Mark Kearns

    Over 25 years of experience in management and leadership of technology businesses with a particular background in cloud-based software and SaaS. Mark has experience in senior management of multinational and early stage companies across the UK, US and Ireland.
    Recipient of the dotnet visionary award for “Outstanding personal contribution to the technology ecosystem.”

  • Paul Fahey
    Business Development

    Paul is a qualified pharmacist and expert in the field of health informatics and a well-known figure in the pharmacy sector, being a pharmacy owner for over 25 years and having served as the President of the Pharmaceutical Society of Ireland (2011-2013).

  • Michael Holden
    Business Development - UK

    Michael was the Chief Executive of the National Pharmacy Association, UK from January 2011 to October 2014 and was made a Fellow of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society in March 2011. Between 1988 and 2003 Michael established his own community pharmacy group. He is one of the principal drivers behind the development and implementation of the Healthy Living Pharmacy initiative.

  • Johnny Harte

    Johnny is a Chartered Accountant and has previously worked in practice as a Corporate Finance Consultant, including M&A across a variety of sectors. He has also held roles with Bank of Ireland and JP Morgan and started his career with KPMG.

  • Raj Patel MBE
    Board Member & Investor

    Awarded an MBE in 2013 by HM The Queen for his services to Pharmacy, Raj has also served on the boards of the pharmaceutical services negotiating committee and the National Pharmacy Association where he was chairman in 2006. Raj currently heads the EU delegation to the PGEU is a non-executive director of the NPA Insurance Company. He is also on the external advisory board of the University of Manchester.

  • Paddy Digan
    Board Member & Investor

    Paddy is a Pharmacist and an investor with extensive experience in business strategy, financial restructuring and corporate governance.
    With experience as a pharmacy owner and superintendent pharmacist, Paddy has also held non-executive directorships in Amdipharm Limited and United Drug.

  • Board Member

    Mary Rose is current director of Business Representation at IBEC (Irish Business and Employers’ Confederation), having previously been director of pharmacy and superintendent pharmacist of Boots Ireland. A former member of the council of the Pharmaceutical Society of Ireland, Mary Rose also previously served as Board Member of the Chamber of Commerce and Chambers Ireland. She is currently Board Director of Business in the Community (BITC).


Previous Investors

  • AIB Seed Fund / DBIC
    Enterprise Ireland
    Paddy Digan
  • Raj Patel
    National Digital Research Centre
    Paul Fahey
  • Brian McCartan
    Sean Cody

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