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Important COVID-19 resources for healthcare professionalsWith the first case of COVID-19 now confirmed in Ireland it's important to stay abreast of the latest developments. Let's start with some statistics. Incubation period It is widely reported that the incubation period for SARS-CoV-2 is between 2 to 14 days, however there are also reports of up to...
Can pharmacies exchange medicines when they have excess stock?Can pharmacies exchange medicines when they have excess stock? Managing pharmacy stock in a way that ensures uninterrupted supply to as many patients as possible, while also maintaining manageable stock levels, has always been challenging, but became even more so with the introduction of the 10-day...
Centralisation of the Drugs Payment SchemeSome of us though this day would never come, but it's official now, the administration of the Drugs Payment Scheme (DPS) is just days away from finally being centralised. Starting on 26th November 2018, you can contact the National Medical Card Unit, PCRS whenever you have an issue relating to the...
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...