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PSI National Pharmacy Summit Programme 2008

October 30, 2008

The full programme for the Third National Pharmacy Summit, which takes place on Tuesday, 4th November 2008 at the Royal Hospital Kilmainham, is as follows:

Date: Tuesday, 4th November
Venue: Royal Hospital Kilmainham, Dublin

2.00 pm: Registration
2.15 pm: Welcome address by PSI President Dr Bernard Leddy


1. Guest speaker: Prof. Han de Gier, President Pharmacy Information Section of FIP and lead on EU DRUID (Driving under the Influence of Drugs, Alcohol and Medicines) project.
Presentation Title: MEDICINES AND DRIVING: how to improve information for patients and health care professionals.

2. Guest speaker: Dr Catherine Duggan, University of London, Clinical Pharmacy Director NHS and member of RPSGB
Presentation Title: PHARMACY AND RISK MANAGEMENT: Policy, Evidence and Practice

3. Guest speaker: Dr Almath Spooner, Market Surveillance Executive, Irish Medicines Board
Presentation Title: THE ROLE OF THE PHARMACIST IN PHARMACOVIGILANCE – A Regulator’s Perspective

4. Guest speaker: Prof Joy Wingfield, Professor of Pharmacy Law and Ethics, Nottingham University
Presentation Title: MOVING MORALITY’: Developing a Pharmacy Code of Ethics

The keynote address will be given by Minister for Health and Children, Ms Mary Harney TD

Tea/coffee will be served mid-afternoon and further refreshments will be served after close of speeches.

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