The Councils of the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) and the Pharmaceutical Society of Northern Ireland (PSNI) have agreed to introduce a common registration examination for pharmacists in Great Britain and Northern Ireland.
A survey of community pharmacists in Northern Ireland has identified a huge shortfall in their numbers and real concerns about the ability to maintain safe services for patients.
Community pharmacists in Northern Ireland are playing a central role as part of a multidisciplinary approach to helping older people to live at home and plug into activities that will support their wellbeing. IMPACTAgewell® is a social prescribing project across Mid & East Antrim that gives equal importance to the social needs of older […]
John Hamill is a general practice base pharmacist. He lives and works in Belfast, Northern Ireland. After many years of working in community pharmacy, he made the change to work in general practice in 2017. He is currently the Lead Practice-Based Pharmacist in South Belfast. He has responsibility for 9 practice-based pharmacists who work […]
A joint statement has been released to raise awareness of a ‘zero tolerance’ policy on aspects of the handling of controlled drugs in Northern Ireland. It has come to light that staff have been found to have been involved in the ‘theft and/or unlawful possession’ of controlled drugs’. The statement was issued by the […]