PSI Newsletter

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For COVID-19 related updates and information for pharmacists, pharmacies and the public, please visit our dedicated webpage.

PSI Newsletter: Issue 4, 2021

  • End of year message from Registrar
  • COVID-19 vaccinations
  • FMD latest updates
  • Advice on storage of medicines
  • PSI continued registration update
  • Antigen testing
  • Fitness to practise and mediation outcomes
  • New Council member appointment
  • Preliminary Proceedings Committee Annual Report 2020
  • New Veterinary Prescription System - January 2022

PSI Newsletter: Issue 3, 2021

  • Message from the Registrar
  • PSI organisation updates
  • New PSI registration portal
  • Falsified Medicines Directive end of 'use and learn' period
  • Patient care in the provision of Emergency Hormonal Contraception
  • Vigilance dispensing methotrexate
  • Seasonal flu vaccination guidance updates
  • Clarification on UK graduate route of registration
  • Role and responsibilities of Company Secretary in registration of pharmacies

PSI Newsletter: Issue 2, 2021

  • PSI Council appointments
  • Overview report on the  COVID-19 Operational Standards for Pharmacies
  • PSI's position in relation to rapid antigen detection
  • Review of medicine therapy and counselling of patients in the supply of medicinal products on foot of a prescription
  • Falsified Medicines Directive end of 'use and learn' period
  • New online registration portal coming soon  
  • Security of CD safes
  • ePortfolio review
  • Annual Report and Financial Statements 2020
  • Lithium packs

PSI Newsletter: Issue 1, 2021

  • Corporate Strategy 2021-2023
  • PSI Council elections
  • Consent when administering vaccines
  • Business transformation programme
  • Falsified Medicines Directive
  • Recruitment of medicines management pharmacists and pharmacy support staff for centralised HSE vaccination clinics
  • Consultation on the review of the CPD Model for Pharmacists
  • Register requests
  • EOI: Disciplinary Committees

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