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We are fortunate to have a large number of companies who support us in our work. As follows is a list of those companies with links to their websites, should you wish to find out more.

The featured companies below are independent of NHI. Featuring on below list does not necessarily constitute NHI recommendation. Companies which are in partnership with NHI are noted in list below.


Homecare Medical Supplies Ltd


Homecare Medical Supplies is a family owned company who are proud to have supplied products to end users, Nursing Homes and Hospitals throughout Ireland for 20 years.

First Choice Purchasing


At First Choice Purchasing we are all about partnership: We connect members of our group with the right suppliers for them, for the benefit of both. We listen, we understand what’s important to you and to your consumers, and then we deliver a bespoke supply solution, tailored just for you. You are unique, so is your supply chain.

We deliver real savings on real activity with real Irish suppliers, for the products you really buy, this month next month, every month. We believe in keeping it in the family: Greater volume gives greater leverage, which gives greater savings for all our members.

Fresenius Kabi


Fresenius Kabi is the leader in infusion therapy and clinical nutrition in Europe and in its most important countries of Latin America and Asia Pacific. Within I.V. generic drugs, Fresenius Kabi counts among the leading suppliers in the U.S. market.


HCI is a professional services provider of resident safety, regulatory compliance, and quality improvement intelligence and support.  HCI provides Risk Management, Policy and Procedure Development, Internal Audits/Tracers, Gap Analysis, Education and Training  to health and social care organisations. Contact HCI at +353 (0)1 629 2559 or

AnnCare Assisted Living Solutions

AnnCare is a passive activity monitoring system which has revolutionised how we care for the vulnerable and elderly in the wake of Covid 19. Discreet sensors and innovative technology provide information to formal and informal carers via web and mobile apps.

To find out more about safeguarding our elderly and supported living contact AnnCare on


Tel: 061 317118


Blocworx is a digital workplace for residential care centres and their teams to track and manage all daily activities on a single unified platform. Our latest HIQA Covid-19 Nursing Home Protocol system covers your data collection and reporting under new legalisations in one simple to use, cost-effective solution.

To find out more information or to book a free trial contact us on +353(86)3850363 or

Bunzl Irish Merchants

At Bunzl Irish Merchants customer satisfaction is at the core of what we do, that’s why we are proud to work with leading brands such as Diversey, Essity & our own Bunzl brand Pristine to provide our customers with best in class solutions, as well as service. Bunzl Irish Merchants provide a wide range of cleaning, hygiene & janitorial products including;

  • Personal care & hand hygiene
  • Towels & paper hygiene
  • Dishwash, laundry detergent & destainer
  • Chemicals, trolleys & catering disposables

CALT Dynamics

CALT Dynamics is an Irish company making medical-grade face shields that have been used in the HSE and are readily available for orders of small and large quantities for personal and business use. The CALT Dynamics Face Shield is reusable, changeable and IPA safe.

Coffey Healthcare

Coffey Healthcare is a family owned industry leading Healthcare Company founded in 1998 supplying International brands and solutions to the Irish healthcare service.


  • LINET Beds
  • Scan Modul Storage Solutions
  • Herida Mattresses & Cushions
  • Huntleigh Monitoring Systems
  • Hartmann Continence Care
  • Roma Walking Aids
  • Roma Commodes & Shower Aids
  • Franke Washer Disinfectors  .


Phone    :  01-8361333

Email     :


Caretex is the complete laundry service provider for Irish Nursing Homes. We can provide you with all your laundry requirements including:

  • Residents Clothing,
  • Staff Uniforms,
  • Linen,
  • Towels,
  • Mops & Cloths

Service available nationwide
For info call 1850 777464 or Tommy on 087 7382144

Eirdata Environmental Services Ltd.

May, June, July 2020: Indoor Air Quality. Easily available Government Support for all Nursing Homes – value of €2,500 towards third party consultancy costs to assist with developing short-term and long-term strategies to deal with the COVID-19 Pandemic.

Funding of €2500 is available to you – it isn’t difficult to apply for and it can be used to ensure your nursing home is giving the highest possible care in one particular area that is often overlooked: Indoor Air Quality.

The solutions to this can often be very simple – ventilation is key, what type/form, how many air changes per hour and so on?

We, Eirdata Environmental Services Ltd are approved providers for this funding and we can do the following for you:

1)Test the Indoor Air Quality of your facility. Testing will be to European standard for ventilation EN13779 as well as in line with the WELL Building Institute Standard.

2) A full report will be provided & where the test results show that improvements are possible, we will include costed solutions for achieving them.

3) We can provide continuous remote monitoring if required too.

We’ll complete the application with you  and the work can be done with only one day actual testing at your facility and the reporting and recommendations for improvement done in our offices. We have a proven track record in this area, have been in business since 2001 and work in Hospitals, Pharma, Laboratories all over Ireland.

Eirdata Summary

Eirdata Environmental Services Ltd., established in 2001, are specialists in indoor air quality and building wellness cleanroom validation, commissioning and compliance, HVAC systems,. Eirdata are part of the ESS Group.

Headquartered in Limerick, with offices in Cork and Dublin we work primarily in the Pharma, Hospital, Life Science and Laboratory sectors.

Excel Recruitment

Since 2002, Excel Recruitment has successfully recruited at all levels of the nursing home and healthcare sector. With offices in Dublin, Kildare and Cork,  our dedicated Healthcare team support our clients nationwide with their temporary and permanent staffing solutions. The key to our success is simple: taking the time to understand our clients’, their culture and their needs. Our team’s dedication, combined with their extensive individual industry knowledge and experience means they can instinctively match the ideal candidate to each role. This combined with our database of 85,000 candidates nationwide and our superior search and selection capabilities means we consistently fulfil our company mission statement of ‘Placing Great People with Great Companies’.

Fannin Ltd.

Fannin Ltd. in conjunction with their partner Rosemont Pharmaceuticals provide a “specials” service throughout Ireland in supplying licensed and unlicensed liquid oral medicines to the primary and secondary care markets. Rosemont Pharmacuticals manufacture over 150 liquid medicines including both licensed and unlicensed products (‘Specials’). “Specials” are bespoke, specially prepared, unlicensed medicines, prescribed when a required form of an existing licensed product is unavailable. New products are continually being developed by Rosemont Pharmaceuticals and added to their extensive range, including corticosteroids, analgesics, diuretics, antibiotics and anti-psychotics. Their philosophy is to develop each product with the same attention to detail, the same GMP standards and the same high quality whether it is a licensed medicine or a ‘Special’. For further information on “Specials” which Fannin Ltd. can provide please speak to your local Fannin Representative or contact our medical information department directly at or via phone on 012907179.

FingerPrint Medical

As Ireland’s national traceability provider to the HSE for the last 10 years, FingerPrint has the products and experience to make your life easier.

We remove the everyday paper, by bringing you into the 21st century with our simple  but effective electronic traceability systems.



tel:      087 2062400

Harry Farrell & Sons

If you are thinking of a mobile home contact Harry Farrell & Sons Ltd located in Rathcoole, Co. Dublin just off the N7. Seven Holiday Parks in great coastal locations.

Tel: 01 458 9410; Email:


The Axium Buying Group, part of the Navi Group, is Ireland’s largest buying group supporting community pharmacies in Ireland. We have extended our Commercial Team Resources to sourcing Essential Stock Lines currently required in the wider healthcare community. Our offering includes:

  • Hand Sanitizers
  • Anti-Bacterial and Antiseptic Soap
  • KN95 Masks
  • Infared Thermometers
  • PPE Face Masks

Contact 087-7218233 or email for further information.

PCP Group

Air Decontamination

With decades of experience in Air Treatment and Decontamination solutions PCP Group supports healthcare providers to meet the challenges of infection control using DAX Airscience technologies. Our proven systems disinfect the air and surfaces in seconds. The URVGI system is specifically designed to be safe for continuous use, decontaminating the air in occupied rooms reducing the risk of cross infection and exposure to airborne microbes, viruses and bacteria. They also eliminate all odours ensuring a healthy and comfortable breathing environment.

Contact (0)45 863220

Sherry Textiles Ltd

Sherry Textiles Ltd offer a full range of great quality products to suit Nursing Home / Care facilities, at competitive pricing with an efficient, reliable delivery service (in most cases next working day).

  • Flame Retardant Bedding
  • Sheets, Duvet covers & Pillowcase ranges
  • Duvets & Pillows
  • Towels & Face Cloths
  • Mattress & Pillow Protection options
  • Tea Towel ranges

–          Phone number          (01) 6902073

–          Email address  

Strategic Thinking

All in one E-Learning and Compliance System

Our all in one compliance system “Evolving Online” was created with our partners at Evo Software Solutions and designed specifically for the care sector. It allows care home providers to implement a complete system to train, support and manage their care business. Our system allows for Managers to have a complete overview of all aspects of their home on ONE system thus driving forward compliance, evidencing best practice & improving the quality of care that is given to their residents. We can offer a single system that gives you access to accredited training, care management, rotas, staff alerts and more.

Ventilation Surveys and Services Ireland Limited

Service: Coronavirus Decontamination Fogging

Service Description: VSS Ireland provide a 24/7 Rapid Response Nationwide Decontamination Fogging Service as both a reactive and preventative measure against the spread of Coronavirus (Covid-19). Suitable for domestic, medical, commercial, food processing and industrial applications, this cleaning/disinfecting method disperses chemical as a very fine mist rapidly disinfecting contact surfaces and hard to reach areas whilst being fragrance free, non-corrosive, non-irritant, non-toxic and food safe.

Contact Details: 0818 919 345 or Seamus Bracken 085 873 0710


3Rock is an established branding and signage company based in Ireland and the UK. We manufacture and install safety solutions including plexiglass safety screens, floor graphics, sanitiser stations and information graphics. We also provide any printing requirements for our clients, brochures, flyers, signage and event materials.

3Rock is currently supplying PPE through our existing global channels, KN95 masks, thermometers, 2(SARSCoV-2) lgM/lgG test kits, 3 layer masks, face screens, sanitiser and much more. (Minimum Order Quantities Apply)

Contact or call 086 832 9230.

Person Centred Software

Mobile Care Monitoring is the most widely-used digital care system throughout the UK and Ireland, and most widely-referred software provider within social care.
It is the first fully mobile and easiest to use evidence of care system. Over 1,600 care homes using the icon-driven system reduce time spent on paperwork, giving staff more time to spend with residents, supports regulatory compliance and improves the quality of care for residents.
“Mobile Care Monitoring is extremely user friendly for our professional care teams. It has streamlined care plans and care evidence records, whilst allowing us to remain person centred in our care approach. Plus, we believe the efficiency of the system has afforded our carers more time to spend with residents.” comments Sarah Sanders, Business Development Director at Runwood Homes with 13 care homes in Ireland.
To find out more about going digital and book a demo of Mobile Care Monitoring, contact us on +353 (0)1526 8830 or

LK Shields Solicitors

LK Shields are a leading Irish corporate and commercial law firm with offices in Dublin, London and Galway. Our clients are enterprising Irish and international businesses, financial institutions and public bodies. Our 100+ legal professionals are committed to adding value to our clients businesses by supporting their commercial objectives and by providing a superior level of service. We are committed to client centric strategic growth and development. Our inter-disciplinary Healthcare team has been providing cutting-edge advice to Irish and international clients across a range of areas in the healthcare sector for many years.

Nurse Recruitment

HOLLILANDER is a Recruitment Agency with 10 years of operations placing overseas Nurses in the Irish healthcare sector in every County in Ireland. Our Main Offices are located in Bray, County Wicklow, with offices in India and associated partners in Philippines. All our Nurses are registered with the Nursing and Midwives Board of Ireland NMBI. We have a constant number of excellent calibre Nurses in our books, and we always interview and screen shortlisted candidates offered to meet prospective Employers. We can provide references on request.

HCI Care Tools

HCI Care Tools is an online store providing evidence based care tools such as policies and procedures, care plans, records and forms, audit tools and governance templates. All documents are based on best practice and in line with regulatory requirements. Contact HCI at +353 (0)1 629 2559 or


Q-Pulse Quality Management Information System, provides a solution for document control, audit management, quality improvement plan, incident management, risk management, people management and asset and supplier management. Contact HCI for more information at +353 (0)1 629 2559 or

VCare Complete

VCare Complete is an intuitive care planning and resident record software for residential care organisations. It will help you meet all your care planning and resident recording requirements practically and in line with regulation and best practice. Contact VCare Complete at +353 (0)1 629 2559 or

Inis Communications

Inis Communications is a PR and Social Media agency, which promotes your business, product or service to the widest possible print, broadcast and online audiences. Their journalism and PR skills are used to create quality content that gets the right response from your audience.

Dementia Care Matters Ltd

We are a leading international dementia care culture change organisation based in the UK ; Ireland , Canada and Australia.

We provide consultancy, learning development, training resources and practice based research. We believe a new culture of care comes from focussing on a model of emotional intelligence.

Vista Career Solutions

Vista Career Solutions is a Manpower Consultancy currently based in Ireland, India and Philippines. They are licensed to provide recruitment services in Ireland, India and Philippines.

Nursing Home Consulting

Thinking of selling your Nursing Home or buying another Nursing Home ? Speak to the professionals that understand your business. E mail and visit our website at . A company solely dedicated to the requirements of the Nursing Home sector.


CalQRisk offer a cost-effective solution to risk and compliance concerns. Whether your concern is GDPR or HIQA, our intuitive software can assist in streamlining existing manual compliance processes. Reports can be generated at the touch of a button and evidence of compliance is built by simply answering the pre-populated questions.

O’Flynn Medical

O’Flynn Medical is a family business established in 2000 with a strong team of 25 people our headquarters in Millstreet and our regional depots in Dublin, Clonmel, Tralee and Galway. We use world class manufacturers to ensure we provide unrivalled products and services to all our customers and as a company we strive to provide solutions that meet the challenging heathcare demands and are very proud of the services we provide to our many customers.


JLA is the leading provider of laundry, catering and sluice room equipment and service solutions. We’re the partner of choice for tens of thousands of nursing homes throughout the UK and Ireland because we understand their specific needs. We offer an all-in-one service that kits out and maintains the laundry room, kitchen and sluice room, ensuring that you are consistently operating within guidelines and providing your residents with a hygienic and comfortable place to call home. We do it all by providing you with market-leading, durable equipment that has been specially designed to aid in compliance with regulatory standards, and we back it up with unrivalled maintenance and breakdown coverage.

BWG Food Service

At BWG Foodservice, we have one simple goal and that is to deliver great quality food on time, every time, at market leading prices. Everything we do is about achieving this. BWG Foodservice serves NHI members from seven key depots in Dublin, Cork, Galway, Letterkenny, Killarney, Ennis and Dundalk with the support of our additional Value Centre wholesale cash and carries nationwide. We love good food just as much as you do and want to make your job easier by giving you the confidence to know you are receiving the optimum quality produce every time

Clonmel Healthcare

Clonmel Healthcare Ltd., is a pharmaceutical marketing and distribution company founded in 1970 which is currently owned by the German Healthcare Group Stada. Clonmel Healthcare has two locations in Clonmel, Co. Tipperary and its Sales and Marketing office in Dublin. Clonmel Healthcare currently has a large portfolio of products covering three business units; Prescription medicines, Speciality or High Tech Medicines and the Consumer Division. The consumer division product range focuses on the three main areas; women have and babies health, skincare and pain management.

Miele Professional

Miele is a German manufacturer of high quality domestic appliances and commercial equipment with its head office and production plants based in Germany. It was founded in 1899 by Carl Miele and Reinhard Zinkann and has always been a family-owned, family-run company.

Independent Newspapers

NHI has teamed up with INM to offer Members excellent value when purchasing their newspapers. The partnership provides Members with the opportunity to have their daily newspapers delivered to residents on a daily basis free of charge and for a discounted rate. The Irish Independent, Monday to Friday, can be purchased for €0.95 cent (normal price €2.00), on Saturday for €0.95 (normal price €2.30) on Sunday Independent for €1.25 (normal price €2.90) and New to the service the Sunday World for €1.10 (normal price €2.45). More information in respect of the offer is available by emailing

First Direct Medical Couriers

First Direct Medical Couriers is Ireland’s leading medical courier company, specialising in medical sample transportation. The courier and logistics needs of medical laboratories, clinics and hospitals are very precise – no less than perfection in execution of the daily courier activities is acceptable, since every specimen represents a patient.

Murray & Son Ltd

Supplier of flame retardant bed linens, wipe down duvets and pillows, towels and table linens to the Nursing Home and Hospitality markets

Unilever Food Solutions

Unilever Food Solutions. We help chefs all over the world serve tasty, wholesome meals that keep guests coming back for more. We create ingredients that save precious prep time in the kitchen, without compromising on flavour or flair. We constantly provide ideas and inspiration that keep your menu fresh and exciting. We are home to some of the world’s favourite brands – Knorr, Hellmann’s, Lyons and Flora.

Sonas aPC Ltd.

Sonas aPc trains healthcare staff to carry out therapeutic activities with older people who have dementia.

BDO Ireland

BDO is the leader in advising and funding ambitious Irish businesses, helping them to grow in domestic and international markets. With offices in Dublin, Limerick, Cork and an affiliate office in Belfast we at BDO take an active interest in our clients’ businesses working closely as business advisers, not just as accountants, auditors or taxation specialists. Our team of chartered accountants offer a range of services including audit, corporate finance, taxation and consulting ensuring we deliver an integrated business advisory solution for our clients.


1st Choice for medical professionals. An Irish owned company dedicated to the supply and sourcing of innovative and essential medical consumable products and equipment.


Euron is one of Europe’s leading suppliers of disposable products for the management of incontinence.

Workplace Solutions

Workplace Solutions has close links to a partnership network of other legal, financial and Specialist support where clients needs require them.

Median Healthcare Services

Median Healthcare Services Median Healthcare is an Irish Company providing Pharmacy Services and an IT Medication Management Solution for Nursing Homes and Care Centres.

LHP Skillnet

The Leading Healthcare Providers (LHP) Skillnet provides certified training to healthcare staff employed in 12 private hospitals, 75 private nursing homes, 8 home care agencies and approximately 10,000 employees in the private healthcare sector.

Irish Hospice Foundation

The Irish Hospice Foundation was set up in 1986 to fund and help develop specific hospice services. Over time, our work has expanded to embrace the needs of people dying in hospitals, at home and in other care settings, as well as those who cannot easily access hospice care because of the nature of their illness. We also promote discussion of a broad range of issues related to dying, death and bereavement, in order to identify what matters most to Irish people at the end of life, and how best to address their concerns.