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# pharmacist

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# Arrested
South Dublin pharmacist arrested on suspicion of facilitating illegal prescription drugs trade
The pharmacist was arrested in August.
# Arrests
Three men arrested after armed robbery of Dublin pharmacy
All three were armed with knives.
# Superbugs
Use antibiotics as a 'quick fix' for a cold? It won't work and could be very damaging
Pharmacists have said misusing and overusing antibiotics is “one of the most significant threats to patient safety in Ireland”.
# Grafton Street
Pharmacist saves life of 17-year-old girl with epi-pen on Dublin street
The young woman had gone into anaphylactic shock related to a severe nut allergy.
# Pharmacy
Pharmacy delivery service set up after people stop taking meds due to cost
Healthwave offers generic medications to members of its Health Pass scheme. Now, it delivers medication around Ireland to further cut down on costs.
Column: Making emergency contraception easy to access has been good for women
Just over one year ago the rules for getting the morning-after pill in Ireland were relaxed. Alison Begas looks at what this change has meant for women.
# Pharmacy
Pharmacists express concern over addiction to pain relief
Regulations around the sale of products containing codeine were introduced in 2010. Pharmacists heard that up to one in three adults may be suffering from chronic pain, which can affect quality of life.