Welcome to ICPhA
Welcome to our website. This is a members only site for all community pharmacy employees. Registration is completely free, quick and painless. All you need to do is fill in the login form and we look forward to seeing you on the inside.
Who are we?
We are a group of like minded pharmacy professionals working together to advance the interests of all pharmacy employees and Irish community pharmacy in general. Our website features lots of helpful articles, contacts, resources, an anonymous forum and latest news.
Connect with us
In addition to this website, we also have a private Facebook group and a Twitter account. If you would like to contact us by email simply reply to the confirmation email you receive upon registration. We also have a Telegram Channel for fast large-scale communication via the Telegram mobile and desktop apps.
2019 PSI Council Election Campaigns Have BegunAs of 2nd April 2019 the ballot papers have been posted out to the electoral register to elect four new pharmacist members to the PSI council for a four year term. The PSI council is made up of 21 members, of which 10 are pharmacist members and 11 are non-pharmacist members. As a profession we are...
Facebook Deletes the Largest Irish Pharmacist GroupLast week, without any warning, Facebook deleted the largest Irish pharmacist group of over 2600 members. This is now being appealed but it is anyone's guess if and when the group will be restored. Given how quickly and unexpectedly this has happened, it would be very prudent to have a backup...
No More Paper Based Claims ListingsIn another cost cutting measure, the HSE PCRS will stop posting out physical paper-based claims listings from 1st July 2018. The document will then only be available online via the Pharmacy Application Suite. Small exception has been made for manual claiming pharmacies, which will receive their...
LTI Non-Core List Reimbursement to Change in JulyThe HSE have signaled that they will reduce the reimbursement period of non-approved non-core LTI items from current 4 months to just 2 months beginning on the 1st of July 2018. This change is being introduced ahead of the promised improved visibility of these individually approved items via the...
Can we still use faxes under GDPR?It's the eve of GDPR implementation and one of our favourite tools is under threat. A lot of rumors have been going around regarding the use of fax to transfer personal information such as an emergency supply script for example. Well, we're happy to report that you can take a deep breath and relax...