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The extra funding is to help pharmacies meet the needs of patients during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Pharmacies in Northern Ireland will receive the £13.25 million on top of the “recurring financial envelope” of £112.4m for 2020/21. This adds to a £...
02/07/2020 2
Pharmacies in Wales, Northern Ireland and England are covered by the indemnity agreed in the Coronavirus Act 2020
The Department of Health and Social Care in England confirmed last week that the scheme covers community pharmacies There is also indemnity cover...
13/05/2020 2
DH: Prescribing powers could be extended for pharmacists in NI but there are "no plans [to do so] at this stage"
Pharmacists in Northern Ireland who are not independent prescribers cannot currently prescribe medicines The DH could enable them to prescribe some...
11/05/2020 0
The new service is designed to ensure the "safe delivery of medication to people who cannot collect it themselves”.
The service will be overseen by the Community Development and Health Network (CDHN), which will coordinate volunteer organisations to support...
17/04/2020 0
Contractors in Northern Ireland will be reimbursed of costs associated with implementing SSP
Contractors will be reimbursed for “costs associated with the development of processes, training within the pharmacy and the implementation of any...
12/02/2020 0
MPs: Pharmacies in Northern Ireland have been underfunded by £60 million since 2011
In a report published on Saturday (November 2), the Northern Ireland Affairs Select Committee said pharmacies “are a valuable healthcare resource and...
04/11/2019 0
Speaking to my pre-registration tutor, who works as a pharmacist in Belfast, got me thinking about how a no-deal Brexit would impact pharmacy. We...
04/11/2019 0
EXCLUSIVE
C+D visited community pharmacies on both sides of the border in Ireland
Community pharmacies on both sides of the border between Northern Ireland and Ireland rely on the ability to cross over without checks for the easy...
25/10/2019 0
Gerard Greene: Community pharmacy needs urgent investment to address the workforce crisis
“Hundreds” of community pharmacists in Northern Ireland fear that the current workforce crisis in community pharmacy will lead to services becoming...
26/09/2019 21
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Cathy Harrison: We need to consider implications of pharmacists moving into GP practices
The country’s Department of Health announced in November 2018 that £2.1 million would be allocated to launch a “Pharmacy First” minor ailments...
08/04/2019 0

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