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Fun running just keeps on growing in popularity with scores of events now taking place at any time throughout the country.
A Loughrea man is the new president of the Pharmaceutical Society of Ireland, the pharmacy regulator.
Achill Event Management held a presentation evening within the Achill community which saw nine local projects being awarded with funding raised from the proceeds of the 2010 Achill Half Marathon.
Mayo pharmacist Noel Stenson was the winner of the Excellence in Community Practice Award at the 2009 Helix Health Irish Pharmacist Awards, held at the Mansion House, Dublin. Nine awards were presented on the night, recognising professionals from Counties Clare, Cork, Dublin and Mayo who have all demonstrated excellence in their field.
A simple guide called Common Ailments in Babies and Young Children, launched today by the Irish Pharmacy Union, gives a snapshot of the most common illnesses that children get and what parents can do to treat their child. It also gives advice on how to administer medicines safely to children. The guide is available free in pharmacies nationwide.
Front line health services will be seriously damaged by the Minister for Health and Children’s decision to cut payments to pharmacists for providing medicines and advice to patients on the community drugs schemes by 36 per cent, according to the Irish Pharmacy Union, the representative body for 1,900 community pharmacists.
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.
The pharmacist advised her to try another pharmacy which might have it in stock or she was offered a home delivery service — however, there was no timeframe given as to when this delivery would take place. The woman left saying she was “anxious” about her health as she needed the medication with expediency, and she also left without prescriptions filled for her elderly neighbour and for a teenager.
On behalf of pharmacists all around the country, the Irish Pharmacy Union has expressed its thanks to patients for their patience, forbearance and support during the recent dispute.