Laurence O’Kane opened his first Pharmacy O’Kane’s Chemist in 1985 at High Street Draperstown
In 1989 Laurence also purchased The Cross Pharmacy at 16 The Square and this Pharmacy continued to operate from this site until 2005.
In October 2005 the Cross Pharmacy relocated to Tobermore Road adjacent to the new GP surgery. This Pharmacy was relaunched as “HealthCare Pharmacy”.
In 2012 HealthCare Pharmacy relocated to a purpose built building on the Tobermore Road. The new O'Kanes Chemist won the best local pharmacy Award in Northern Ireland in its inaugural year
O’Kanes Chemist continues to trade at High Street.
The Pharmacy Group have been Northern Ireland Pharmacy award winners in :
"2002/2004/2010 and 2013 and were finalists in 2008 and 2014.