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# Pharmacies

This year
'We can see this one coming': Pharmacists want govt to let them give vaccine against measles
Maximum validity of prescriptions extended to one year, as govt aims to reduce pressure on GPs
'It's a lifeline': Shortage of HRT patches causing frustration for pharmacists and patients
Last year
Pharmacists to be enabled to extend validity of prescriptions to a maximum of 12 months
Pharmacists may soon be allowed to prescribe medicine
Health officials intend to allow pharmacies assess and treat patients with minor ailments
All time
Group to investigate options for funding severe pregnancy sickness drug to make it more available
People aged 40-49 to be offered Covid boosters from 27 December, three weeks ahead of schedule
Over 700 pharmacies will be administering Pfizer vaccines from this week
Supplies 'very limited' as pharmacies begin vaccinating 18-34 age group
'It's crazy': Pharmacists say phones ringing constantly after Janssen jab announcement
GPs say they are ready to vaccinate over 85s as first doses set to arrive on Monday week
Irish Pharmacy Union welcomes ability to give flu vaccine off-site
Ireland spends €20 billion per year on healthcare, here's where the money goes
HSE lodges High Court cases against several pharmacies
'Oh, that's just the price': €11 difference in cost of same medication in two Dublin pharmacies
'Epidemics' of TB and pneumonia could hit Ireland due to antibiotic resistance
Prescriptions are going to be cheaper for over-70s with a medical card from tomorrow
Cash, drugs and fake tan among the most common items stolen from pharmacies
Taking ibuprofen can raise the risk of heart failure, scientists warn
Majority of complaints against pharmacists relate to dispensing errors
'I've been trying to bring cheap medicine to Irish patients. Too many are struggling to pay'
Shane O'Sullivan
People without medical cards are avoiding doctors like the plague
Pharmacies facing raids from attackers armed with knives, syringes and guns
Stocks of antibiotic Augmentin could run out 'within months'
One in four pharmacies in Ireland operating at a loss
NCA survey finds wide variations in drug pricing in pharmacies nationwide
What's most likely to be stolen from Irish pharmacies? Fake tan
Taking antibiotics for colds and flu is pointless - pharmacists
Pharmacists warned over use of cough syrup to make crystal meth
New Bill will let chemists substitute cheaper generic drugs for more expensive ones
Boots to cut cost of prescription medicines for customers in Ireland
Union criticises 'flawed' newspaper report on pharmacy mark-ups
Nurofen Plus recalled in Ireland after 'sabotage' of packs in the UK
Google settles $500m lawsuit over ads for online pharmacies
Average age of women requesting morning after pill is 23 years - survey