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Northern Ireland

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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.

MPs call for ‘sustainable funding’ for N Ireland pharmacies

CPNI welcomes MPs' call for ‘sustainable funding’ for pharmacies in Northern Ireland.

Almost 400 pharmacists leave profession amid funding pressures

Nearly 400 community pharmacists in Northern Ireland have left the profession in the last two years according to a survey.

NI pharmacy “light years behind”, facing “indiscriminate” closures

The funding crisis facing the community pharmacy sector in Northern Ireland will cause widespread closures, CPNI has said

Northern Irish pharmacists speak out against “funding crisis”

Northern Irish pharmacists have voiced their concern over what they describe as the continued failure of the country’s health administration to address the “funding crisis” they are facing

Northern Ireland pharmacy petition hits 120,000 signatures

Community Pharmacy NI says that the Department of Health can no longer ignore the number of patients and organisations now involved in the campaign

NI politicians lobby for community pharmacy funding

The health spokesmen of the main political parties in Northern Ireland have highlighted the current funding crisis in community pharmacy



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