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Doomsday looms for Kilkenny pharmacies

Pharmacists in Kilkenny are looking at a bleak and uncertain future if the Minister for Health does not agree to enter into negotiations with pharmacists who are refusing to fill prescriptions under the medical card scheme and state drugs scheme from tomorrow.

‘Gross inaccuracies’ in HSE pharmacy list

Sixteen Mayo pharmacies which were incorrectly listed on the HSE website, as pharmacies that will continue to administer under the Community Drug Scheme from Saturday, shows the utter “incompetence” of the HSE according to one irate local pharmacist. The pharmacist, who did not want to be named, was included in this incorrect list and condemned this “incredible” error on the HSE’s behalf which is only “adding to the public’s confusion” about where they can avail of their community drugs scheme medication.

‘Despicable’ scenes at HSE-operated pharmacy

As the HSE and pharmacy dispute continues, many Mayo patients are left stranded without medication as the two HSE-operated pharmacies, which are part of the health services contingency plan, fail to provide necessary medication when needed. Patients who are not under the State drugs scheme were also left trying to find an open pharmacy in the county as pharmacists staged a protest about the HSE not entering into an agreement with them.

Mayo pharmacies resume normal service, but dispute is not over

The pharmacy/HSE action is over for now with hundreds of pharmacists once again dispensing medicines under the Community Drug Schemes. But the Irish Pharmaceutical Union has warned that if the HSE places any obstacles in the way of pharmacies resuming normal services they will be met with a “very swift response”.

Pharmacies across Mullingar resume normal service

Pharmacies across Mullingar and the surrounding areas have recommenced dispensing prescription medication, after the Irish Pharmacy Union (IPU) urged them to resume normal service in the interest of patient safety.

Normal service resumes at Mayo pharmacies

The pharmacy/HSE action is over for now with hundreds of pharmacists once again dispensing medicines under the Community Drug Schemes. But the Irish Pharmaceutical Union has warned that if the HSE places any obstacles in the way of pharmacies resuming normal services they will be met with a “very swift response”.

Health forum chairperson accuses HSE of leaving Clifden without medication

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The chairperson of the HSE West’s regional health forum has hit out at the local health authority accusing it of failing to put a contingency plan in place in Clifden to dispense medication under the State run Drug Scheme.

 

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