PSI Annual Reports

Each year we publish an Annual Report and Financial Statements, outlining the significant work undertaken by the PSI to protect the health, safety, and wellbeing of patients and the public by regulating pharmacists and pharmacies in Ireland.

PSI Annual Report and Financial Statements 2023

We have published our Annual Report and Financial Statements for 2023, outlining the significant work undertaken by the pharmacy regulator to protect the health, safety, and wellbeing of patients and the public by regulating pharmacists and pharmacies in Ireland.  

Key activities for the PSI during 2023 included:

  • Being invited to be a representative of the Expert Taskforce to Support the Expansion of the Role of Pharmacy in Ireland. 
  • Publishing the Workforce Intelligence Report, the first report of its kind for pharmacy in Ireland.
  • Adding 524 pharmacists to the Register, bringing the total number to 7,483, representing the largest ever single-year increase in first-time registration numbers.
  • Carrying out 143 risk-based pharmacy inspections.
  • Reviewing 135 expressions of concern about pharmacists and pharmacies 
  • Receiving 73 formal complaints, an increase of 36% versus 2022.
  • Hosting five regional roadshows as part of our ongoing commitment to engaging with registrants on patient safety and quality initiatives.
  • Launching a revised Core Competency Framework for Pharmacists.
  • Publishing a review of the CPD model in place for pharmacists and a report setting out a recommended CPD model for pharmaceutical assistants.
  • Launching the next phase of the PSI Business Transformation Project.

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