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Launch of the new Code

The Pharmaceutical Society NI has launched its new Code (Professional standards of conduct, ethics and performance for pharmacists in Northern Ireland).
At a well-attended launch event on Tuesday 9 February the President Dr Jim Livingstone said “the new Code seeks to modernise the principles to be followed by pharmacists in practise. We know that in reality, the principles set out in this document are followed day and daily by the vast majority of pharmacists in NI, and they recognise the importance and value to both patients and the profession.”


Code of Ethics & Standards

We are responsible for setting standards that govern the conduct of all pharmacists and ensure the safe practice of pharmacy

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For information about how to make a complaint or raise a concern about a pharmacist or pharmacy premises


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An overview of fitness to practise processes and hearing outcomes

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Pharmacists removed from Register for non-compliance with CPD

The following Pharmacists have been removed from the register of Pharmaceutical Chemists in Northern Ireland on the direction of the Registrar due to CPD Statutory Non-compliance, relating to the CPD year 2015-16. Removal is effective from 4 August 2016…

Positive response to online retention drive

As of the 15 June 2016, 83.5% of registrants had paid their retention fee online, compared to 40% last year. This is an extremely positive response to the organisation’s drive to get registrants to switch to the online system.


Heading for record year of CPD compliance

Carrying out Continued Professional Development (CPD) is crucial for professionals to maintain high standards of practice, skills development and the delivery of safe services to the public and 2015/16 looks set to be a record year for pharmacists complying…

Council Publishes Consultation Response

At its Council meeting of 5 July 2016, the Council of the Pharmaceutical Society NI agreed that their response to the Department of Health’s (NI) consultation “the Future of Pharmacy Regulation in Northern Ireland” should be published. Below is a…

Presentation to Retiring Council Members

On Thursday 21 April, the President, Dr Jim Livingstone, presented Dr Lisa Byers and Mrs Brenda Maitland with a small gift to mark their retirement form the Council of the Pharmaceutical Society NI. Commenting on the occasion, Dr Livingstone said…