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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. 

NI pharmacies get £13m funding boost for Covid services

The NI health minister has announced £13.25m to help pharmacies provide additional services during the Covid-19 crisis.

Over 130 NI pharmacies using PDM for volunteer deliveries

Pro Delivery Manager has been integrated into the volunteer delivery scheme to ensure people shielding get their medicines.

Pre-reg delays 'could lead to crisis in NI pharmacies'

Failure to allow Northern Ireland pre-reg students to join the workforce this summer could 'lead to another crisis' says CPNI.

All pharmacies in Northern Ireland receive PPE visors

All community pharmacies in Northern Ireland are being issued with protective visors to provide “an extra level of protection”.

£10.5m COVID-19 relief funding for NI pharmacies

The Department of Health in Northern Ireland announces £10.5m in funding to support pharmacies during the pandemic.

Urgent call for COVID-19 testing for pharmacy staff

People working in pharmacies urgently need access to testing, the sector negotiator in Northern Ireland has said.

Pharmacies dispensing 4x usual volume in COVID-19 crisis

Pharmacists in Northern Ireland have warned the public they are under huge pressure due to the COVID-19 crisis.

Pharmacists to strike as funding pressures 'reach end game’

Community pharmacists in Northern Ireland last night voted overwhelmingly to take industrial action.

New approach for NI pharmacists as CPhO appointed

Pharmacists should focus on making the most of their medicines expertise, Northern Ireland's new chief pharmacist has said.

SSP regulations now in place in N Ireland

Northern Ireland regulates to enable Serious Shortage Protocols in the event of a serious shortage of medicines.

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