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CDHN awards funding of £264,000 to communities and pharmacies for work addressing health inequalities

Community Development and Health Network (CDHN) is delighted to announce that funding has been approved for 22 successful applicants in this round of Building the Community-Pharmacy Partnership (BCPP) Level 2 funding. 

The groups to benefit from £12,000 each are as follows:

  • Autism Support Kilkeel and Mayobridge Pharmacy
  • Churches Trust and Murphy’s Pharmacy, Derry/L’derry
  • Crisis Café and Meigh Pharmacy, Newry
  • Cuan Mhuire and Medical Hall, Newry
  • Culmore Community Association and Bradley’s Pharmacy, Derry/L’derry
  • Dungannon MS Society and McKeevers Chemist, Armagh
  • Garvagh People's Forest and Wilkinson’s Chemist, Garvagh
  • Leonard Cheshire and Crossin Chemist, Belfast
  • Limavady Volunteer Centre and Gormley Pharmacy, Limavady
  • Meigh Community Association and Meigh Pharmacy 
  • MUVE and Boots Chemist, Cookstown
  • Newry Helping the Homeless and The Medical Hall, Newry
  • Oasis Caring in Action and Boots Pharmacy, Antrim
  • PIPS and Hilltown Pharmacy
  • Portstewart Community Association and Bradleys Pharmacy, Portstewart
  • Richmount Rural Community Association and Orchard Pharmacy, Portadown
  • South Armagh Rural Women’s Network and Camlough Pharmacy
  • The Courthouse Kesh and McGrade’s Pharmacy, Ederney
  • TIDAL and Gribbin’s Pharmacy, Toome
  • Tobin Centre and Coagh Pharmacy
  • Valley Rangers and Annalong Pharmacy
  • Women'sTec and Crossin Chemist, Belfast

Kathy Martin, Strategic Impact Manager, said ‘Inequalities in health and in the social conditions that lead to poor health have been revealed and amplified by the pandemic. The impact of Covid-19 was visible in all the applications with each project uniquely responding to the needs of their community. This funding will support community-pharmacy partnerships to make a major impact on people’s lives and support them in their covid recovery.’

We welcome applications for the next round of funding - application forms will be available on our website from 16 June. Level 1 funding closes on 28 October and Level 2 funding closes on 18 November.

If you would like some support with a potential project, please contact a member of the BCPP team on 028 3026 4606 or email