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New Consultation: Rebalancing Medicines Legislation & Pharmacy Regulation
The Health Departments in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland have stated their commitment to delivering a modern approach to healthcare regulation, which promotes patient safety whilst supporting health professionals and the development of quality systems. In line with this, and with broader developments in the delivery of healthcare, the opportunity has been taken to […]
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Misuse of Drugs – Position Statement
Investigation of Allegations in relation to Controlled Drugs under Misuse of Drugs Legislation Position Statement                               Investigation of Allegations in relation to Controlled Drugs under Misuse of Drugs Legislation Position Statement On behalf of the NI Local Intelligence Network and British Medical […]
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Rebalancing Update – Commencement of Dispensing Errors (Registered Pharmacies) Order
From 16th April 2018, registered pharmacy professionals in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, will be able to make use of new defences in the event of inadvertent preparation and dispensing errors in registered pharmacies. On this date the provisions contained in the Pharmacy (Preparation and Dispensing Errors – Registered Pharmacies) Order 2018, will take […]
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Social Media Launch Event
Connect, Create, Communicate A User Friendly Guide to Social Media Engagement The Pharmacy Forum NI is hosting an event at NICVA, Duncairn Gardens, Belfast, on the evening of Thursday 15th March 2018, designed to help pharmacists to maximise the potential of social media and to launch the Forum’s new Social Media Guidance for pharmacists. Want […]
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Inspiring Change Conference
Pharmacists Come Together To Inspire Change More than 150 people gathered at the Hilton Templepatrick Golf and Country Club on Tuesday 9th May 2017, for a Conference designed to promote innovation and quality outcomes in pharmacy.   Hosted by The Pharmacy Professional & Representative Bodies (PPRB), which comprises the Pharmacy Forum NI, Community Pharmacy NI […]
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Pharmacy Forum NI condemns attack on pharmacists in West Belfast – Full Statement
Thursday 06 April 2017 Full Statement:  Pharmacy Forum NI condemns attack on pharmacists in West Belfast Reacting to the news that two pharmacists have been injured in a stabbing incident in a community pharmacy in West Belfast this morning (Thursday 06 April 2017), Mr Sheelin McKeagney, Chair of the Pharmacy Forum NI, said: “This is […]
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Inspiring Change Conference
Leading innovation to challenge the past and deliver quality outcomes for the future The Pharmacy Professional and Representative Bodies (PPRB) group would like to invite you to the The Inspiring Change Conference. Book now to secure your place.
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Pharmacy Forum Disappointment at Dispensing Error Prosecution
The Board of the Pharmacy Forum NI expresses its disappointment at the criminal prosecution of Northern Ireland pharmacist Martin White following a dispensing error which tragically resulted in the death of a patient. The Pharmacy Forum conveys deepest sympathies to the family of Mrs Ethna Walsh who died as a result of taking propranolol tablets, […]
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CW Young Award process is open
Funding is available for research based on pharmacy practice.
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Rewarding Excellence 2016
Pharmacy Forum NI held its Rewarding Excellence event in the Belfast Harbour Commissioners Building on Thursday 10 November.  The event showcased the best in pharmacy through the awarding of Fellowships to pharmacists who have excelled in the profession. Pharmacy professionals joined politicians and other guests to recognise and celebrate excellence in the pharmacy profession.  The […]
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