PSI Newsletter

The PSI Newsletter is a regular email communication that contains information and events of interest to the profession and wider stakeholders. If you wish to be added to the newsletter subscriber list you can sign up here.

PSI Newsletter: Issue 7, 2017

  • Complaint and inquiry resources
  • Confidential support for health practitioners
  • Updated guidelines
  • Reminder: Dispensing Zantac Syrup to Minors
  • Patient Charter
  • Pharmacy Assessment System- cycle 3
  • Inspections focused on the Seasonal Influenza Vaccination Service
  • Immunisation guideline updates
  • Eating disorder resource - Bodywhys
  • Reporting suspected side-effects

PSI Newsletter: Issue 6, 2017

  • Preparing for the Children First Act - information for pharmacists and pharmacies
  • New guidance on Safe Prescribing and Dispensing of Controlled Drugs for pharmacists and doctors
  • End of the National Pharmacy Internship Programme
  • PSI resources highlighted
  • Consultation on PSI guidance
  • Recent regulatory notices from PSI
  • Continued registration reminder for year end
  • Recent participation in our focus groups - thank you!

PSI Newsletter: Issue 5, 2017

  • New ways to engage with the PSI
  • National Pharmacy Internship Programme update
  • ePortfolio and Practice Review
  • Valproate Containing Medicines and Pregnancy
  • Distribution of Guidelines
  • Invitation to all pharmacists
  • Change to registrant log-in
  • Flu vaccination updates for pharmacy
  • Importance of patient leaflets highlighted
  • Council minutes

PSI Newsletter: Issue 4, 2017

  • Pharmacy Practice - Your questions answered
  • Appointments to PSI Council
  • Dispensing Zantac Syrup
  • Pharmacist Training
  • ePortfolio Review
  • Integrated Master's Degree updates
  • Pharmacy Assessment System
  • Fitness to Practise Outcome
  • Recruitment Notice- Senior Pharmacist
  • Council Minutes

PSI Newsletter: Issue 3, 2017

  • Learning from Fitness to Practise Inquiries
  • PSI Guidelines and Inspectors Advice Updated
  • Z-Drugs in the Misuse of Drugs Regulations
  • Code of Conduct Review
  • Fitness to Practise Outcomes
  • European Professional Identity Card
  • PSI and Medical Council Joint Guidance
  • Methotrexate Update
  • Language requirements changed for registration
  • Notifying changes of superintendent and supervising pharmacist in your pharmacy
  • Pharmacy Assessment System
  • Council Minutes

PSI Newsletter: Issue 2, 2017

  • Inspection Findings 2016
  • Domperidone Test Purchase Results
  • Definition of a Patient Facing Pharmacist
  • Learning from Fitness to Practise Inquiries
  • Supply of Emergency Medicines to a 'Listed Organisation'
  • Fitness to Practise Outcome
  • Code of Conduct Review
  • PSI Customer Charter online
  • Misuse of Drugs Regulations
  • Professional Liability Insurance
  • Vacancies on PSI Council
  • Pharmacy Assessment Information Events

PSI Newsletter: Issue 1, 2017

  • Council Appointments
  • Learning from Fitness to Practise Inquiries
  • Future Pharmacy Practice Video
  • Pharmacy Assessment System Events
  • Clinical Guidelines for Opioid Substitution Treatment 
  • Fitness to Practise Outcomes
  • CPD Opportunities
  • Council Minutes

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