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# pharmacy - Tuesday 14 July, 2020

Gardaí arrest man over attempted armed robbery at Limerick pharmacy
# Limerick
# Limerick

Gardaí arrest man over attempted armed robbery at Limerick pharmacy

Jul 14th 2020, 9:26 AM 16,890 Views 6 Comments

The man, who was armed with a penknife, demanded staff hand over drugs.

# pharmacy - Tuesday 5 May, 2020

'The pharmacy is playing a key role in the care of the community during Covid-19'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'The pharmacy is playing a key role in the care of the community during Covid-19'

May 5th 2020, 7:00 AM 15,111 Views 4 Comments

Pharmacist Steve Philips describes life behind the counter during the pandemic.

# pharmacy - Thursday 2 April, 2020

'If people are worried, you try to put their mind at ease' - Kerry footballer on life as a pharmacist
# PETER CROWLEY
From The42
# PETER CROWLEY

'If people are worried, you try to put their mind at ease' - Kerry footballer on life as a pharmacist

Apr 2nd 2020, 5:00 PM 37,025 Views 7 Comments

Work in the family pharmacy in Killorglin takes precedence now for Kerry player Peter Crowley.

# pharmacy - Thursday 3 October, 2019

Alternative brands can replace medicines if they become unavailable after Brexit
# Don't Panic
# Don't Panic

Alternative brands can replace medicines if they become unavailable after Brexit

Oct 3rd 2019, 3:59 PM 10,947 Views 21 Comments

The Irish Pharmaceutical Union and the health minister said no medicine shortages have been identified.

# pharmacy - Tuesday 13 August, 2019

HSE launches fraud probe into pharmacy after allegations of false prescriptions scam
# HSE
# HSE

HSE launches fraud probe into pharmacy after allegations of false prescriptions scam

Aug 13th 2019, 12:05 AM 59,093 Views 33 Comments

The HSE is checking receipts as far back as 2013.

# pharmacy - Thursday 6 June, 2019

Man who stabbed pharmacy employee with screwdriver jailed for 14 months
# Failed Robbery
# Failed Robbery

Man who stabbed pharmacy employee with screwdriver jailed for 14 months

Jun 6th 2019, 7:36 PM 19,328 Views 20 Comments

The accused told gardaí he committed the offence as he had a drug debt and was in fear of the people whom he owed.

# pharmacy - Sunday 3 March, 2019

Dublin pharmacy made famous by James Joyce fundraising to help cover increased rent
# Sweny's Pharmacy
# Sweny's Pharmacy

Dublin pharmacy made famous by James Joyce fundraising to help cover increased rent

Mar 3rd 2019, 8:00 AM 31,729 Views 22 Comments

Sweny’s Pharmacy, located at 1 Lincoln Place in Dublin 2, first opened in 1847.

# pharmacy - Friday 3 August, 2018

Interim examiner appointed to Bradley Pharmacy Group
# Examiner
# Examiner

Interim examiner appointed to Bradley Pharmacy Group

Aug 3rd 2018, 5:28 PM 32,298 Views 10 Comments

The business has debts of around €24 million.

# pharmacy - Friday 6 July, 2018

Six stores closed as over 240 Lloyds Pharmacy workers to take part in a strike today
# Industrial Action
# Industrial Action

Six stores closed as over 240 Lloyds Pharmacy workers to take part in a strike today

Jul 6th 2018, 6:10 AM 17,282 Views 13 Comments

Workers who are members of the trade union Mandate will picket stores across the country.

# pharmacy - Wednesday 23 May, 2018

HSE lodges High Court cases against several pharmacies
# Legal Action
# Legal Action

HSE lodges High Court cases against several pharmacies

May 23rd 2018, 6:05 AM 30,000 Views 0 Comments

The defendants include pharmacies based in Dublin, Cork, Waterford and Tipperary.

# pharmacy - Tuesday 27 February, 2018

Pharmacists urge people to ensure they have 'supply of essential medicines' before storm hits
# Beast From The East
# Beast From The East

Pharmacists urge people to ensure they have 'supply of essential medicines' before storm hits

Feb 27th 2018, 10:03 AM 11,809 Views 35 Comments

The Irish Pharmacy Union has warned that patients could experience “significant disruption for several days”.

# pharmacy - Tuesday 24 October, 2017

Two men arrested after armed robbery in Sligo town
# Pharmacy
# Pharmacy

Two men arrested after armed robbery in Sligo town

Oct 24th 2017, 6:44 PM 14,515 Views 8 Comments

A quantity of drugs was stolen from a pharmacy just before 11am this morning.

# pharmacy - Tuesday 3 October, 2017

Case against pharmacists accused of poor professional performance is dismissed
# Antibiotic
# Antibiotic

Case against pharmacists accused of poor professional performance is dismissed

Oct 3rd 2017, 8:00 PM 43,534 Views 0 Comments

A hearing by the Pharmaceutical Society of Ireland took place today.

# pharmacy - Saturday 16 September, 2017

Secret Millionaire: 'I had many calls in tears with my mum. I thought I'd made my biggest mistake'
# Secret Millionaire
# Secret Millionaire

Secret Millionaire: 'I had many calls in tears with my mum. I thought I'd made my biggest mistake'

Sep 16th 2017, 5:00 PM 52,538 Views 16 Comments

Cara Pharmacy’s Ramona Nicholas talks about why she hates emails and her tips for interviewing.

# pharmacy - Sunday 16 July, 2017

Pharmacies in Uruguay to start selling marijuana next week
# Legalised
# Legalised

Pharmacies in Uruguay to start selling marijuana next week

Jul 16th 2017, 5:22 PM 11,824 Views 42 Comments

First country in the world to legalise and regulate marijuana from production to sale.

# pharmacy - Saturday 1 July, 2017

Morning after pill available to all medical card holders without prescription from today
# Emergency Contraception
# Emergency Contraception

Morning after pill available to all medical card holders without prescription from today

Jul 1st 2017, 6:00 AM 28,372 Views 50 Comments

Up until 2011, anyone who needed emergency contraception had to attend a doctor in order to get a prescription.

# pharmacy - Tuesday 30 May, 2017

Pharmaceutical firm MSD announces 330 jobs in Carlow and Cork
# Pharmaceutical
# Pharmaceutical

Pharmaceutical firm MSD announces 330 jobs in Carlow and Cork

May 30th 2017, 7:25 AM 14,384 Views 10 Comments

The jobs will be created as part of a €280 million investment over the next three years.

# pharmacy - Tuesday 28 February, 2017

Prescriptions are going to be cheaper for over-70s with a medical card from tomorrow
# Easing The Burden
# Easing The Burden

Prescriptions are going to be cheaper for over-70s with a medical card from tomorrow

Feb 28th 2017, 5:44 PM 21,504 Views 56 Comments

Those eligible are advised to make themselves known to pharmacy staff so they can benefit from this reduction.

# pharmacy - Tuesday 14 February, 2017

How to cope with 7 common illnesses
# Sponsored By HSE
# Sponsored By HSE

How to cope with 7 common illnesses

Feb 14th 2017, 9:25 AM 20,144 Views 3 Comments

Mild bugs can often be dealt with at home.

# pharmacy - Sunday 13 November, 2016

Use antibiotics as a 'quick fix' for a cold? It won't work and could be very damaging
# Superbugs
# Superbugs

Use antibiotics as a 'quick fix' for a cold? It won't work and could be very damaging

Nov 13th 2016, 7:45 AM 11,242 Views 25 Comments

Pharmacists have said misusing and overusing antibiotics is “one of the most significant threats to patient safety in Ireland”.

# pharmacy - Wednesday 5 October, 2016

Irish people are not hopeful for the future of healthcare here at all
# Healthy Distrust
# Healthy Distrust

Irish people are not hopeful for the future of healthcare here at all

Oct 5th 2016, 5:55 PM 10,859 Views 59 Comments

As many people are pessimistic for the future of healthcare here as are optimistic about it.

# pharmacy - Saturday 16 July, 2016

12 things only people who've worked in Boots will understand
# How Can I Help You
From The Daily Edge
# How Can I Help You

12 things only people who've worked in Boots will understand

Jul 16th 2016, 9:30 AM 21,192 Views 2 Comments

“Please don’t ask me where the lube is, please don’t ask me where the lube is…”

# pharmacy - Sunday 13 March, 2016

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

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

Mar 13th 2016, 7:45 AM 36,744 Views 25 Comments

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

# pharmacy - Saturday 16 January, 2016

'I was getting sick all day when I was pregnant. The doctor told me to have cold milk and Rice Krispies'
# Pregnancy
# Pregnancy

'I was getting sick all day when I was pregnant. The doctor told me to have cold milk and Rice Krispies'

Jan 16th 2016, 8:00 PM 176,147 Views 74 Comments

Severe vomiting affects 2% of pregnant woman, but some say there is not enough awareness about it, even among the medical profession.

# pharmacy - Friday 15 January, 2016

Thieves target pharmacies for all their cosmetic and fake tan needs
# Crime
# Crime

Thieves target pharmacies for all their cosmetic and fake tan needs

Jan 15th 2016, 6:07 AM 8,157 Views 11 Comments

A survey showed that three out of four pharmacies have experienced some form of crime.

# pharmacy - Wednesday 30 September, 2015

Man due in court over stabbing at Drogheda pharmacy
# Attack
# Attack

Man due in court over stabbing at Drogheda pharmacy

Sep 30th 2015, 6:47 AM 31,285 Views 24 Comments

A man in his 30s was hospitalised after the attack.

# pharmacy - Monday 14 September, 2015

Ireland's biggest pharmacy chain looks set to buy out McCauley's Chemists
# Big Business
# Big Business

Ireland's biggest pharmacy chain looks set to buy out McCauley's Chemists

Sep 14th 2015, 6:00 PM 33,282 Views 14 Comments

McCauley’s are the largest independent pharmacy chain in the country.

# pharmacy - Friday 28 August, 2015

Ireland's largest pharmacy group investigated by HSE over 'irregularities' in fee claims
# Lloyds
# Lloyds

Ireland's largest pharmacy group investigated by HSE over 'irregularities' in fee claims

Aug 28th 2015, 10:04 PM 20,957 Views 21 Comments

The allegations were raised by a whistleblower.

# pharmacy - Thursday 2 July, 2015

This logo could protect you from buying dangerous fake meds online
# Buyer Beware
# Buyer Beware

This logo could protect you from buying dangerous fake meds online

Jul 2nd 2015, 6:10 AM 8,543 Views 21 Comments

A new EU logo will be shown on all legally-operating pharmacies and retailers.

# pharmacy - Thursday 28 May, 2015

Paralysed three years ago, Jack Kavanagh is about to embark on the original American road trip
# Amazing
# Amazing

Paralysed three years ago, Jack Kavanagh is about to embark on the original American road trip

May 28th 2015, 4:09 PM 20,239 Views 9 Comments

“When you put your mind to it, you can achieve anything – that’s what all this is about.”

# pharmacy - Thursday 23 October, 2014

Lost little bear found wandering around US pharmacy
# Grin And Bear It
From The Daily Edge
# Grin And Bear It

Lost little bear found wandering around US pharmacy

Oct 23rd 2014, 7:30 PM 2,688 Views 0 Comments

It was definitely looking for some Neurofen Plus.

# pharmacy - Wednesday 16 July, 2014

14% of older Irish people prescribed 'inappropriate' drugs
# Bad Dose
# Bad Dose

14% of older Irish people prescribed 'inappropriate' drugs

Jul 16th 2014, 9:10 AM 5,010 Views 4 Comments

One of the most frequently inappropriately prescribed drugs was aspirin – given to those with no history of brain or heart problems.

# pharmacy - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

Opinion: Giving pharmacists greater powers to help patients should be a no-brainer
# Health
# Health

Opinion: Giving pharmacists greater powers to help patients should be a no-brainer

Jun 24th 2014, 8:00 AM 933 Views 88 Comments

With proper support, pharmacists could play a greater role in alleviating pressure on the healthcare system.

# pharmacy - Sunday 13 April, 2014

Pharmacy delivery service set up after people stop taking meds due to cost
# Pharmacy
# Pharmacy

Pharmacy delivery service set up after people stop taking meds due to cost

Apr 13th 2014, 8:15 AM 22,593 Views 39 Comments

Healthwave offers generic medications to members of its Health Pass scheme. Now, it delivers medication around Ireland to further cut down on costs.

# pharmacy - Wednesday 5 February, 2014

US pharmacy chain to stop selling tobacco products in €1.5bn move
# Cigarettes
# Cigarettes

US pharmacy chain to stop selling tobacco products in €1.5bn move

Feb 5th 2014, 1:58 PM 12,466 Views 26 Comments

Cigarettes and other tobacco products will no longer be sold in any of the CVS’s 7,600 stores from later this year.

# pharmacy - Thursday 16 January, 2014

Irish pharmacy union doesn't believe pharmacies will jump to cheaper model
# Prescription Drugs
# Prescription Drugs

Irish pharmacy union doesn't believe pharmacies will jump to cheaper model

Jan 16th 2014, 5:47 PM 16,187 Views 30 Comments

A pharmacy is Dundrum is promising to match drug prices in the North with a new scheme.

# pharmacy - Sunday 22 December, 2013

Damien Kiberd: Drop the goody-two-shoes approach to economic policy
# Opinion
# Opinion

Damien Kiberd: Drop the goody-two-shoes approach to economic policy

Dec 22nd 2013, 8:30 AM 47 Views 49 Comments

Job figure increases are welcome – but Government needs to be bolshy to grab the three things it needs for proper growth.

# pharmacy - Friday 20 December, 2013

Poll: Should pharmacists in Ireland be given wider powers?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should pharmacists in Ireland be given wider powers?

Dec 20th 2013, 9:26 AM 25,727 Views 257 Comments

It has been reported that pharmacy was unable to give a 14-year-old’s mother an adrenaline shot without a prescription when the teen took a fatal allergic reaction.

# pharmacy - Thursday 17 October, 2013

James Reilly promised to scrap the 50c prescription levy...now it's €2.50
# Budget 2014
# Budget 2014

James Reilly promised to scrap the 50c prescription levy...now it's €2.50

Oct 17th 2013, 6:30 AM 8,834 Views 116 Comments

Despite the pledge, the prescription levy is now five times more expensive.

# pharmacy - Saturday 24 August, 2013

Poll: Do you shop across the border to save money?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you shop across the border to save money?

Aug 24th 2013, 10:17 AM 13,402 Views 148 Comments

A report suggests high medicine prices are pushing consumers across the border, but prices of other items are leveling up. So do you travel to Northern Ireland to shop?

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