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Publication of the Corporate Strategy for 2017 – 22

The Council of the Pharmaceutical Society NI has published its Corporate Strategy 2017-2022. The Corporate Strategy sets out Council’s Vision of being recognised and trusted as a leader for modern and effective healthcare regulation with a key role in ensuring pharmacy services are safe and meet high standards. The Strategy also sets out Council’s Mission, along with six key objectives and related goals for the five year period.

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

Raising Concerns

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CE welcomes announcement on improving the safety of medicines

Trevor Patterson, Chief Executive of the Pharmaceutical Society NI said: We welcome the recent announcement by Jeremy Hunt in relation to improving the safety of medicines. The issues described are not confined to England and the devolved administrations are also…

President welcomes 2017 PSA Performance Review.

The Professional Standards Authority (PSA) has published its performance review of the Pharmaceutical Society of Northern Ireland as part of its annual review of the nine statutory health regulators across the UK. The performance review assesses whether each regulator…

President welcomes publication of consultation report

The President of the Pharmaceutical Society NI, Dr Jim Livingstone, today (6/11/17) welcomed the publication by the Department of Health of the initial findings of the Consultation on the Future of Pharmacy Regulation in Northern Ireland.

In a statement Dr…

Consultation on Premises Standards

The Council of the Pharmaceutical Society NI has launched an eight week consultation on draft Premises Standards, closing at 12 noon on Monday 27 November 2017. In preparation for commencement of new legislation, the Pharmaceutical Society NI is proposing…

President welcomes approval of IP regulations

The President of the Pharmaceutical Society NI, Dr Jim Livingstone, has welcomed the introduction of new Regulations in relation to the annotation of pharmacists as Independent Prescribers.

Speaking today Dr Livingstone said, “Since identifying that specific regulations were not in…