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List of Brands and Generics

Hi , To get our list of our 29 page document for FREE that is a comprehensive list of the following : A list of products on the Irish Market , which have branded generics ( Includes Various Strengths and Drug Names) A list of the anti-infectives and their branded...

Changes to Controlled Drug Legislations 2017

Controlled Drugs Rules for Prescriptions The Department of health has decided to make some changes to the controlled drugs legislation as it currently stands. The proposed changes are outlined below. It is not yet brought into law yet but these are the proposed...

New Rules for Phased Dispensing on GMS

Phased Dispensing Rules 2017 If you have attended any of our classes to date you will remember that  I had explained to you that “phasing” which is done on the GMS only is going through a lot of changes at the moment , and now a bigger change has occurred. The HSE has...

PCRS Rules Changes News April 2017

Prescription Charges Prescription charges from the 1st of March have been revised as per the budget in 2016 for patients over 70 who have a valid GMS card  and their dependants as well . The new fee per item for these patients is €2 per item from €2.50 per item for...

New Rules about Drug Driving Explained

Explaining Prescription Drugs and Driving to Your Patients as a Pharmacist Since the introduction of  road side testing in April for drug driving , a lot of pharmacists have found that they are having a lot of questions from their patients about how this road side...