Pharmacists ‘owed millions’ by HSE for medicines dispensed under psychiatric scheme

The union representing pharmacists has claimed that the Health Service Executive (HSE) owes its members millions of euro for medicines dispensed under the psychiatric scheme.

Susan Mitchell

Deputy Editor and Health Editor @susmitchellsbp
13th February, 2010

The union representing pharmacists has claimed that the Health Service Executive (HSE) owes its members millions of euro for medicines dispensed under the psychiatric scheme.

The Irish Pharmacy Union (IPU) said that many of its members had not been paid for medicines dispensed under the government’s psychiatric scheme since last August, and some pharmacists even had invoices that were outstanding from last July.

One Dublin pharmacist, Damien Conaty, said he was owed €150,000...

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