Northern Ireland Health Minister has hailed the community pharmacy volunteer-led medicine delivery service in Northern Ireland a success.
A community pharmacy out-of-hours palliative care service has also been introduced in NI, which will provide greater access to palliative medicines.
Warnings issued that if the delay in pharmacy pre-registration students joining the PSNI register is not reversed, then the sector will face another crisis.
PSNI has said that they will not permit any pre-reg pharmacist to join the register without first meeting the usual requirements of the registration process.
Northern Ireland Health Minister Robin Swann has welcomed the ‘excellent response’ to a new volunteer-led scheme delivering medicines to patients.
Reports have emerged that around a third of community pharmacy staff across Northern Ireland are now self-isolating due to COVID-19 symptoms.
Health Minister Robin Swann announced additional funding of £10.5million to support the pressures being faced by pharmacies in Northern Ireland.
A group of community pharmacy contractors in Northern Ireland have voted to press ahead with industrial action.
The Food Standards Agency (FSA) is advising those who are pregnant, breastfeeding or taking any medication not to consume CBD products.
Pharmacies In Northern Ireland are stepping up their efforts to help keep antibiotics working in the fight against antibiotic resistance.