Kilkenny is home to some of the top medical industry companies with further investment committed over the next few years. These companies were attracted by a location offering exceptional global connectivity and the capacity to attract high calibre people

CF Pharma is an ISO 13485 and HACCP accredited company based in Ireland that manufactures a range of novel specific Health Food Supplements, Medical Device Formulations and Advanced Topical Dermatological Solutions for both the Human and Animal Healthcare. In accordance with regulatory criteria, CF Pharma’s broad workforce base possesses the skill sets necessary to produce medical devices that are of the highest caliber, inventive, safe, and effective. The business is constantly trying to expand its selection of new, cutting-edge human and veterinary products.

A $24 billion healthcare provider and insurer, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania-based UPMC is inventing new models of patient-centred, cost-effective, accountable care. Working in close collaboration with the University of Pittsburgh Schools of the Health Sciences, UPMC shares its clinical, managerial and technological skills worldwide through its innovation and commercialisation arm, UPMC Enterprises, and through UPMC International.

Providing high-quality healthcare in the South East since 2006, UPMC’s operations in Ireland now include UPMC Whitfield Hospital in Waterford, UPMC Kildare Hospital in Clane and UPMC Aut Even Hospital in Kilkenny. Outpatient care is available at the UPMC Carlow Outreach Centre, UPMC Hillman Cancer Centre radiotherapy locations at UPMC Whitfield and in Cork, the UPMC Sports Medicine Clinic at WIT Arena and the UPMC Concussion Network. UPMC is the Official Healthcare Partner of the GAA and GPA.

At Vhi we’re committed to helping people live longer, stronger, healthier lives. Whether that’s by providing rapid access to care in our innovative health facilities or through trusted health insurance.

We’re moving beyond insurance and our 1,500 colleagues each play an active role in shaping our vision of the future. Integrity, innovation, empowerment, courage, and customer-driven service are at the core of what we do. These values drive us to deliver market-leading services and benefits for over 1 million personal and corporate customers every day.

But we don’t just care for our members, our people are the heart of who we are. We understand the importance of a work/life balance and support our team members with opportunities for advancement, continuous learning and development, a flexible working environment and a competitive salary.

Living our vision and taking a holistic approach to health means our environment and identity are important to us. We’re committed to building a greener workplace that fosters an inclusive culture where diversity is embraced. That’s why we’re focused on growing initiatives within Vhi, including our LGBTQ+ Society, Women’s Network, Sustainability Programme and more.

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