The independent monthly for Irish pharmacists.
Irish Pharmacist appears eleven times a year with a double issue in July/August and is the only independent monthly publication aimed at the pharmacy sector. Its aim is to reflect modern pharmacy, to educate, inform and entertain Irish pharmacists. The monthly boasts some of the most incisive comment on current factors affecting pharmacy in the form of a panel of contributors who are respected voices in the pharmacy community. The editorial mix is a lively combination of news, commentary, educational and business, industry and lifestyle articles. Regular contributors include: Des Corrigan, Fintan Moore, David Jordan, Julian Judge, Terry Maguire and Cormac O'Neill.
In this months issue:
Union hits out at mark-up claiams p4
Needle exchange programme rolled out to 66 pharmacies p4
Concerns over prescription drug usage p8
PSI launches new core competency framework p24
Cardiology - see our new supplement for the latest reviews, mcqs and learning tools Centre pull-out (p1D-p4D)
Movember - opening the discourse on men's health p21-22
Seized - THE Irish Medicines Board (IMB), Revenue's Customs Service and An Garda Siochana have announced details of their role in Operation Pangea IV: an international week of action targeting the online sale of counterfeit and illegal medicines in the interests of protecting public health. Pictured is Pat O'Mahony, Chief Executive, IMB. See story on p6