totalhealth Pharmacy, with over 75 member pharmacies nationwide, has recently appointed Naomi O’Farrell as Marketing & Communications Manager. Naomi first joined the symbol group in July 2018 following a year spent recovering from illness.
Naomi has worked in the retail pharmacy industry for over 18 years, primarily in health promotion and service development roles, with large and small pharmacy chains. At totalhealth, she will be focusing on internal & external communications, health promotion campaigns & services, and the launch of a new website. ‘We’re particularly proud of our new ‘take totalcontrol of your health’ awareness campaign. We’re really focusing on how we can help our pharmacists make a genuine difference to the health and wellbeing of their patients.’ totalhealth has embarked on a number of health promotion efforts in the last year, including weight management, smoking cessation and seasonal allergy. The group will launch a new suite of pharmacy services in September, allowing member pharmacists to offer a full range of health screening options to their patients.
‘I’m very grateful to the team at totalhealth for offering me the flexibility to continue to progress my career in spite of my illness’ says Naomi, who was diagnosed with M.E. in 2017. ‘I’m extremely proud to work for such a caring and progressive brand, with patient-centred pharmacists who are committed to supporting each other in protecting and growing their businesses.’
Naomi holds a BA in Journalism & Media Communications and worked as a pharmacy technician and pharmacy manager before taking up a head office position in 2007. She has worked on secondment in Germany and with pharmacies across Europe on developing pharmacy services and best practice