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Covid19 – Regulatory Statements and Information

The Pharmaceutical Society NI is working closely to with the Department of Health NI, the GPhC and other key stakeholders to ensure that we are taking appropriate regulatory actions to support pharmacists during this extremely difficult period, whilst also protecting the public and maintaining the continuity of the Pharmacy profession. We have created a page dedicated to Covid19 information. To access click on the image to the right.

During the current Covid19 Pandemic, the office is closed and all staff are homeworking. Telephone calls and emails will be responded to. RETENTION SHOULD NOW BE COMPLETE. If you still have to complete the process please do so now.

Code of Ethics & Standards

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

Raising Concerns

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


Details of how this organisation is structured and how we operate

Fitness to Practise

An overview of fitness to practise processes and hearing outcomes

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World Pharmacist Day – Transforming Global Health

In acknowledgement of the International Pharmaceutical Federation’s World Pharmacist Day 2020, the theme of which is “Transforming Global Health”, Dr Jim Livingstone, President of the Pharmaceutical Society NI, made the following statement:

“On behalf of the Council of the Pharmaceutical…

Opportunity to serve on Board of Assessors for joint registration assessment

In 2019 the Council of the Pharmaceutical Society NI announced that from June 2021 it would hold a registration assessment jointly with the General Pharmaceutical Council.

As part of the governance arrangements for this new approach it was agreed that…

CPD requirements for 2020/21

Today, Laura Hughes Registrar has issued a statement regarding the CPD requirements for this year, 2020/21. To see full requirements click here:


Update on planned initial education and training reforms

The Pharmaceutical Society of Northern Ireland and the General Pharmaceutical Council have issued a joint statement which gives an update to current MPharm students across the UK about the planned reforms to the initial education and training of pharmacists.


President and CEO thank education institutions for assistance in making pharmacy registration examination a success

Following the successful completion of the pharmacy registration examination on 11 August 2020, Jim Livingstone, President and Trevor Patterson, Chief Executive of the Pharmaceutical Society NI, have expressed their gratitude for the assistance of the Pharmacy Department and staff…