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BGMA demands NI-only medicine rules are scrapped

Over 3,000 medicines at risk of being withdrawn from Northern Ireland.

More pharmacies to deliver Moderna Covid vaccine in Northern Ireland

It is believed a 'small number' of pharmacies are providing Moderna jabs.

NI pharmacies start rolling out Moderna jabs

A new phase for Northern Ireland's pharmacy Covid vaccination programme.

Pharmacy workload rises by 50% in Northern Ireland

Work pressures in Northern Ireland’s community pharmacies have risen by half over the past decade, a new KPMG report indicates. 

Invest in NI pharmacy network, negotiator urges

The negotiating body for Northern Ireland’s pharmacies has called on the Department of Health to rethink its approach to primary care "bottlenecks".

Northern Ireland govt starts clawing back Covid pharmacy funds

Community pharmacies in Northern Ireland are to begin repaying a £35m Covid advance from the Government from this month onwards. 

Police investigating theft of medicines from pharmacy

Police in Northern Ireland are investigating a robbery at a pharmacy in Portadown on Wednesday morning (April 28). 

New services plan for Northern Ireland pharmacies

Northern Ireland health minister Robin Swann has announced his support for a service commissioning plan for community pharmacies in 2021-22. 

Two-thirds of pharmacies in Northern Ireland giving Covid jabs

Almost 350 community pharmacies are taking part in Northern Ireland’s Covid-19 vaccination programme, health minister Robin Swann announced.

UK-wide exam deferred as PSNI says delays ‘unacceptable’

Plans to introduce a common registration exam across Great Britain and Northern Ireland have been pushed back to autumn “at the earliest”.

Health minister condemns assault on pharmacist

Northern Ireland health minister Robin Swann has condemned an assault on a community pharmacist who asked a customer to wear a mask. 

Urgent plea from NI pharmacies for support from colleagues

Northern Ireland’s CPhO Cathy Harrison has urged pharmacists “with any spare capacity” to assist colleagues in community pharmacies. 

Pharmacies in Northern Ireland to provide flu jabs to over-50s

Pharmacies in Northern Ireland will provide flu jabs to people over 50 as part of an expanded programme.

PDAU signs agreement to represent pharmacists in NI GP federations

PDAU negotiate pay, leave, pensions and other issues for more than 300 pharmacists who work for GP federations

 

NI tackles community pharmacy workforce trends

Sector leaders in Northern Ireland have announced plans to recruit more than 1,100 pharmacy workers over the next five years.

NI 'faces drug shortages under Brexit protocol'

The NPA warns Michael Gove that Northern Ireland could face drug shortages if it continues complying with EU regulations.

NI pharmacy chief awarded an OBE

Dr Mark Timoney was chief pharmaceutical officer for Northern Ireland for 2013-19

98% pass rate in Northern Ireland pre-reg exam

Ninety-eight per cent of this year’s intake of pre-registration pharmacists in Northern Ireland passed the August 11 registration exam. 

Pharmacy withdraws needle exchange service after residents protest

A community pharmacy in south Belfast is to withdraw its needle exchange service after more than 20 years following protests from local residents.

NI pre-reg students to sit assessment on August 11

Pre-registration MPharm candidates in Northern Ireland are to sit their registration assessment on August 11, the PSNI has confirmed. 

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