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Ireland

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An institutional prejudice

Seeing an article in the Daily Telegraph of December 27, 2016 by the chief nursing officer at NHS England (Jane Cummings) about doing more to treat patients at home made me wonder whether Keith Ridge, the chief pharmaceutical officer, would be able to write an equivalent piece. Ms Cummings makes much of the great pressures the NHS is facing and about it having to adapt to meet the ever-growing demands on it. She talks of more resources going into general practice and other facilities. What would Dr Ridge be able to write?

Sore Throat Test and Treat, and other news

NPA believes Sore Throat Test and Treat service is conflicted by funding cuts

Your opinion counts

Recent consultation responses from the NPA

Celesio takeover of Sangers approved

Celesio UK's takeover of United Drug Sangers gets the green light

The variation game

A comparison of health issues across various European countries

Alliance Healthcare to enter Northern Ireland

Alliance Healthcare to provide wholesaling services in Northern Ireland from August 1

Onlooker considers regulation in Northern Ireland

A note caught my eye in the new NPA section of ICP to the effect that there is an official consultation in progress on the future of pharmacy regulation in Northern Ireland (ICP May, p49). Unlike the rest of the United Kingdom, regulation and professional representation are still carried out by the same body in the country – namely the Pharmaceutical Society of Northern Ireland. The PSNI has so far escaped the fate of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society, which had its regulatory role wrested from it when the General Pharmaceutical Council was formed in 2010.

N Ireland independents told to think differently

Numark's John D'Arcy tells members in Northern Ireland that profit is not a dirty word

Get the bigger picture, N Ireland contractors told

Belfast contractor Terry Maguire highlights key pharmacy figures to Northern Ireland pharmacists



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