Pharmacists agree to meet Harney

Many of the pharmacies that are refusing to dispense medicines to patients under the state’s drugs schemes are expected to look to reopen for business this week.

Susan Mitchell

Deputy Editor and Health Editor @susmitchellsbp
8th August, 2009

Many of the pharmacies that are refusing to dispense medicines to patients under the state’s drugs schemes are expected to look to reopen for business this week.

Although the Irish Pharmacy Union (IPU) did not recommend a resumption of services after its executive met yesterday, it did agree to make itself available to meet Mary Harney, the Minister for Health, for discussions.

Sources say many pharmacists are becoming increasingly frustrated by the lack...

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