Regulator wants pharmacies to be given greater healthcare role

The regulator of the pharmacy sector is to make a formal submission to the Department of Health that will suggest greatly expanding the services offered by Irish pharmacies.

Susan Mitchell

Deputy Editor and Health Editor @susmitchellsbp
15th August, 2009

The regulator of the pharmacy sector is to make a formal submission to the Department of Health that will suggest greatly expanding the services offered by Irish pharmacies.

The Pharmaceutical Society of Ireland (PSI) has held talks with the Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI) in order to establish the cost-effectiveness of the services that the society would like to see pharmacists provide.

Mary Harney, the Minister for Health, recently said that there were many...

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