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# pharmaceutical-society-of-ireland - Sunday 13 March, 2016

'I am nearly 60, but I still need to work': New rules could see pharmacy assistants made redundant

A pharmacy assistant is qualified to provide cover and dispense medications when a pharmacist is not on the premises.

# pharmaceutical-society-of-ireland - Monday 17 September, 2012

Pharmacists warned over use of cough syrup to make crystal meth

The Pharmaceutical Society of Ireland has advised members to be cautious about people who ask for significant quantities of medicines.

# pharmaceutical-society-of-ireland - Friday 25 November, 2011

Over 480 patients affected by low-dosage flu vaccines Flu

Over 480 patients affected by low-dosage flu vaccines

An interim report by the Pharmaceutical Society of Ireland says an error in training led to some pharmacists giving adult patients a child’s dosage of the vaccine.

# pharmaceutical-society-of-ireland - Thursday 24 November, 2011

HSE issues warning over low dosage flu vaccines

A number of people who recently received the flu vaccine may have received too-low a dose and will need to be re-vaccinated, according to the HSE.

# pharmaceutical-society-of-ireland - Tuesday 18 October, 2011

Cheaper flu vaccinations on their way at pharmacies

A visit to the GP for a flu jab can cost up to €65, but pharmacists will shortly be able to offer the service for as low as €20.