What we do

We are a science-led global healthcare company. We research and develop a broad range of innovative products in three primary areas of Pharmaceuticals, Vaccines and Consumer Healthcare.

We also have a significant global presence with commercial operations in more than 150 countries, a network of 86 manufacturing sites in 36 countries, including three in Ireland, and large R&D centres in the UK, USA, Spain, Belgium and China.

Through our investment in science and R&D, our medicines, vaccines and consumer healthcare products are making a real difference to Irish patients, consumers and the Irish health system. As part of this, GSK in Ireland has world class manufacturing sites, with leading technical capabilities and technologies to allow us supply our products safely, efficiently to the highest standards.

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Our Pharmaceuticals business develops and makes medicines to treat a broad range of acute and chronic diseases. We have leading positions in respiratory disease and HIV with a portfolio of innovative and established medicines.


Our Vaccines business is one of the largest in the world, developing, producing and distributing over 1.9 million vaccines every day to people across the world. We have a broad portfolio of 39 pediatric, adolescent, adult and travel vaccines. In 2015, we distributed more than 690 million doses to over 150 countries.

Consumer Healthcare

Our Consumer Healthcare business develops and markets products in Wellness, Oral health, Nutrition and Skin health. We have a portfolio of some of the world’s most trusted and best selling brands which include Sensodyne, Panadol and Horlicks.