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Pharmacists say they experienced significant increases in violent incidents during pandemic
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Pharmacists say they experienced significant increases in violent incidents during pandemic

Jul 26th 2021, 3:52 PM 16,935 Views 5 Comments

Almost two thirds of pharmacies have been the victim of crime in the last year.

Pharmacists to begin administering Covid-19 vaccines from today
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Pharmacists to begin administering Covid-19 vaccines from today

Jun 14th 2021, 7:32 AM 30,092 Views 22 Comments

The system will open for people over the age of 50 today.

Pharmacists to start administering Covid-19 vaccines
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Pharmacists to start administering Covid-19 vaccines

Jun 1st 2021, 7:53 AM 47,919 Views 63 Comments

Stephen Donnelly said this latest development will help people who live far away from vaccine centres.

Vaccines: Pharmacists 'frustrated' with slow involvement, while NIAC Johnson & Johnson advice reported
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Vaccines: Pharmacists 'frustrated' with slow involvement, while NIAC Johnson & Johnson advice reported

Updated Apr 27th 2021, 7:51 AM 31,460 Views 54 Comments

The head of the the Irish Pharmacy Union says no clarity has been given to pharmacists as to when they can administer the vaccine.

Gardaí arrest man over attempted armed robbery at Limerick pharmacy
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Gardaí arrest man over attempted armed robbery at Limerick pharmacy

Jul 14th 2020, 9:26 AM 16,914 Views 6 Comments

The man, who was armed with a penknife, demanded staff hand over drugs.

'The pharmacy is playing a key role in the care of the community during Covid-19'
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'The pharmacy is playing a key role in the care of the community during Covid-19'

May 5th 2020, 7:00 AM 15,171 Views 4 Comments

Pharmacist Steve Philips describes life behind the counter during the pandemic.

'If people are worried, you try to put their mind at ease' - Kerry footballer on life as a pharmacist
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'If people are worried, you try to put their mind at ease' - Kerry footballer on life as a pharmacist

Apr 2nd 2020, 5:00 PM 37,190 Views 7 Comments

Work in the family pharmacy in Killorglin takes precedence now for Kerry player Peter Crowley.

Alternative brands can replace medicines if they become unavailable after Brexit
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Alternative brands can replace medicines if they become unavailable after Brexit

Oct 3rd 2019, 3:59 PM 10,956 Views 21 Comments

The Irish Pharmaceutical Union and the health minister said no medicine shortages have been identified.

HSE launches fraud probe into pharmacy after allegations of false prescriptions scam
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HSE launches fraud probe into pharmacy after allegations of false prescriptions scam

Aug 13th 2019, 12:05 AM 59,193 Views 33 Comments

The HSE is checking receipts as far back as 2013.

Man who stabbed pharmacy employee with screwdriver jailed for 14 months
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Man who stabbed pharmacy employee with screwdriver jailed for 14 months

Jun 6th 2019, 7:36 PM 19,348 Views 20 Comments

The accused told gardaí he committed the offence as he had a drug debt and was in fear of the people whom he owed.

Dublin pharmacy made famous by James Joyce fundraising to help cover increased rent
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Dublin pharmacy made famous by James Joyce fundraising to help cover increased rent

Mar 3rd 2019, 8:00 AM 31,827 Views 22 Comments

Sweny’s Pharmacy, located at 1 Lincoln Place in Dublin 2, first opened in 1847.

Interim examiner appointed to Bradley Pharmacy Group
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Interim examiner appointed to Bradley Pharmacy Group

Aug 3rd 2018, 5:28 PM 32,303 Views 10 Comments

The business has debts of around €24 million.

Six stores closed as over 240 Lloyds Pharmacy workers to take part in a strike today
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Six stores closed as over 240 Lloyds Pharmacy workers to take part in a strike today

Jul 6th 2018, 6:10 AM 17,328 Views 13 Comments

Workers who are members of the trade union Mandate will picket stores across the country.

HSE lodges High Court cases against several pharmacies
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HSE lodges High Court cases against several pharmacies

May 23rd 2018, 6:05 AM 30,016 Views 0 Comments

The defendants include pharmacies based in Dublin, Cork, Waterford and Tipperary.

Pharmacists urge people to ensure they have 'supply of essential medicines' before storm hits
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Pharmacists urge people to ensure they have 'supply of essential medicines' before storm hits

Feb 27th 2018, 10:03 AM 11,816 Views 35 Comments

The Irish Pharmacy Union has warned that patients could experience “significant disruption for several days”.

Two men arrested after armed robbery in Sligo town
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Two men arrested after armed robbery in Sligo town

Oct 24th 2017, 6:44 PM 14,520 Views 8 Comments

A quantity of drugs was stolen from a pharmacy just before 11am this morning.

Case against pharmacists accused of poor professional performance is dismissed
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Case against pharmacists accused of poor professional performance is dismissed

Oct 3rd 2017, 8:00 PM 43,915 Views 0 Comments

A hearing by the Pharmaceutical Society of Ireland took place today.

Secret Millionaire: 'I had many calls in tears with my mum. I thought I'd made my biggest mistake'
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Secret Millionaire: 'I had many calls in tears with my mum. I thought I'd made my biggest mistake'

Sep 16th 2017, 5:00 PM 52,619 Views 16 Comments

Cara Pharmacy’s Ramona Nicholas talks about why she hates emails and her tips for interviewing.

Pharmacies in Uruguay to start selling marijuana next week
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Pharmacies in Uruguay to start selling marijuana next week

Jul 16th 2017, 5:22 PM 11,825 Views 42 Comments

First country in the world to legalise and regulate marijuana from production to sale.

Morning after pill available to all medical card holders without prescription from today
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Morning after pill available to all medical card holders without prescription from today

Jul 1st 2017, 6:00 AM 28,569 Views 50 Comments

Up until 2011, anyone who needed emergency contraception had to attend a doctor in order to get a prescription.

Pharmaceutical firm MSD announces 330 jobs in Carlow and Cork
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Pharmaceutical firm MSD announces 330 jobs in Carlow and Cork

May 30th 2017, 7:25 AM 14,403 Views 10 Comments

The jobs will be created as part of a €280 million investment over the next three years.

Prescriptions are going to be cheaper for over-70s with a medical card from tomorrow
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Prescriptions are going to be cheaper for over-70s with a medical card from tomorrow

Feb 28th 2017, 5:44 PM 21,523 Views 55 Comments

Those eligible are advised to make themselves known to pharmacy staff so they can benefit from this reduction.

How to cope with 7 common illnesses
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How to cope with 7 common illnesses

Feb 14th 2017, 9:25 AM 20,173 Views 3 Comments

Mild bugs can often be dealt with at home.

Use antibiotics as a 'quick fix' for a cold? It won't work and could be very damaging
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Use antibiotics as a 'quick fix' for a cold? It won't work and could be very damaging

Nov 13th 2016, 7:45 AM 11,248 Views 25 Comments

Pharmacists have said misusing and overusing antibiotics is “one of the most significant threats to patient safety in Ireland”.

Irish people are not hopeful for the future of healthcare here at all
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Irish people are not hopeful for the future of healthcare here at all

Oct 5th 2016, 5:55 PM 10,934 Views 59 Comments

As many people are pessimistic for the future of healthcare here as are optimistic about it.

12 things only people who've worked in Boots will understand
# How Can I Help You
# How Can I Help You

12 things only people who've worked in Boots will understand

Jul 16th 2016, 9:30 AM 21,841 Views 2 Comments

“Please don’t ask me where the lube is, please don’t ask me where the lube is…”

'I am nearly 60, but I still need to work': New rules could see pharmacy assistants made redundant
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'I am nearly 60, but I still need to work': New rules could see pharmacy assistants made redundant

Mar 13th 2016, 7:45 AM 36,838 Views 25 Comments

A pharmacy assistant is qualified to provide cover and dispense medications when a pharmacist is not on the premises.

'I was getting sick all day when I was pregnant. The doctor told me to have cold milk and Rice Krispies'
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'I was getting sick all day when I was pregnant. The doctor told me to have cold milk and Rice Krispies'

Jan 16th 2016, 8:00 PM 181,331 Views 64 Comments

Severe vomiting affects 2% of pregnant woman, but some say there is not enough awareness about it, even among the medical profession.

Thieves target pharmacies for all their cosmetic and fake tan needs
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Thieves target pharmacies for all their cosmetic and fake tan needs

Jan 15th 2016, 6:07 AM 8,172 Views 11 Comments

A survey showed that three out of four pharmacies have experienced some form of crime.

Man due in court over stabbing at Drogheda pharmacy
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Man due in court over stabbing at Drogheda pharmacy

Sep 30th 2015, 6:47 AM 31,296 Views 24 Comments

A man in his 30s was hospitalised after the attack.

Ireland's biggest pharmacy chain looks set to buy out McCauley's Chemists
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Ireland's biggest pharmacy chain looks set to buy out McCauley's Chemists

Sep 14th 2015, 6:00 PM 33,405 Views 14 Comments

McCauley’s are the largest independent pharmacy chain in the country.

Ireland's largest pharmacy group investigated by HSE over 'irregularities' in fee claims
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Ireland's largest pharmacy group investigated by HSE over 'irregularities' in fee claims

Aug 28th 2015, 10:04 PM 20,965 Views 21 Comments

The allegations were raised by a whistleblower.

This logo could protect you from buying dangerous fake meds online
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This logo could protect you from buying dangerous fake meds online

Jul 2nd 2015, 6:10 AM 8,556 Views 21 Comments

A new EU logo will be shown on all legally-operating pharmacies and retailers.

Paralysed three years ago, Jack Kavanagh is about to embark on the original American road trip
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Paralysed three years ago, Jack Kavanagh is about to embark on the original American road trip

May 28th 2015, 4:09 PM 20,324 Views 10 Comments

“When you put your mind to it, you can achieve anything – that’s what all this is about.”

Lost little bear found wandering around US pharmacy
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# Grin And Bear It

Lost little bear found wandering around US pharmacy

Oct 23rd 2014, 7:30 PM 2,693 Views 0 Comments

It was definitely looking for some Neurofen Plus.

14% of older Irish people prescribed 'inappropriate' drugs
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14% of older Irish people prescribed 'inappropriate' drugs

Jul 16th 2014, 9:10 AM 5,014 Views 4 Comments

One of the most frequently inappropriately prescribed drugs was aspirin – given to those with no history of brain or heart problems.

Opinion: Giving pharmacists greater powers to help patients should be a no-brainer
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Opinion: Giving pharmacists greater powers to help patients should be a no-brainer

Jun 24th 2014, 8:00 AM 957 Views 88 Comments

With proper support, pharmacists could play a greater role in alleviating pressure on the healthcare system.

Pharmacy delivery service set up after people stop taking meds due to cost
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Pharmacy delivery service set up after people stop taking meds due to cost

Apr 13th 2014, 8:15 AM 22,638 Views 39 Comments

Healthwave offers generic medications to members of its Health Pass scheme. Now, it delivers medication around Ireland to further cut down on costs.

US pharmacy chain to stop selling tobacco products in €1.5bn move
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US pharmacy chain to stop selling tobacco products in €1.5bn move

Feb 5th 2014, 1:58 PM 12,470 Views 26 Comments

Cigarettes and other tobacco products will no longer be sold in any of the CVS’s 7,600 stores from later this year.

Irish pharmacy union doesn't believe pharmacies will jump to cheaper model
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Irish pharmacy union doesn't believe pharmacies will jump to cheaper model

Jan 16th 2014, 5:47 PM 16,193 Views 30 Comments

A pharmacy is Dundrum is promising to match drug prices in the North with a new scheme.

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