Leonora O’Brien said she established Pharmapod as she felt compelled to dedicate her career to the issue of resolving medication errors. Photograph: Peter Houlihan

Pharmapod, an Irish software company that has developed a cloud-based platform to reduce medication errors for patients, has secured three million Can(...)

A pharmacist jailed for six months for defrauding the HSE of some €70,000 over a number of years has had her registration cancelled by order of the High Court.  File photograph: PA Wire.

A pharmacist jailed for six months for defrauding the HSE of some €70,000 over a number of years has had her registration cancelled by order of the Hi(...)

Disability groups have welcomed an instruction that pharmacists inform women of child-bearing age the risks of taking medicines, used to treat migrain(...)

Bandon-based Dan McCarthy, who works as a vet and owns four pharmacies in  Co Cork, has been censured by the Pharmaceutical Society of Ireland for  selling veterinary medicines without valid prescriptions.

A dual-qualified pharmacist and vet has been censured for dispensing animal medicines without prescriptions through his Co Cork pharmacies and has und(...)

Consumers have been warned against buying products that wrongly claim to be able to test for food intolerances and retail pharmacies have been told to(...)

Ramona Nicholas: co-founder and joint MD of Cara Pharmacy: “While the media stuff was great in terms of the brand, I felt it took me away from work.” Photograph: Richie Stokes

Having stepped out of the limelight to have her second child early last year, Ramona Nicholas admits she’s somewhat wary of stepping back into it. It(...)

Richard Boyd Barrett, People Before Profit: has criticised plans to allow limited access to medicinal cannabis for patients with three medical conditions only and only through specialist consultants .Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The Department of Health does not trust GPs to prescribe cannabis, a Dáil committee was told on Thursday. Richard Boyd Barrett criticised plans to al(...)

Medical marijuana: Kate O’Connell TD, a practising pharmacist, said Gino Kenny’s proposals to legalise medicinal cannabis would undermine regulations designed to protect the public. Photograph: Eric Luke TD Kate O’Connell said arguments for legalising medicinal cannabis rested on ‘fake facts’.  Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

Proposals to legalise medicinal cannabis are “madness” and “verging on the immoral”, the Oireachtas Joint Committee on Health has been told by the Fin(...)

Stauntons Pharmacy in Castlebar, Co Mayo where errors were allegedly made in dosage

A Co Mayo pharmacist has been cleared of charges of professional misconduct and poor professional performance in relation to medicines supplied to a (...)

Censure: a disciplinary inquiry  by the Pharmaceutical Society of Ireland found pharmacists Gerard McCormick and Stewart Magee guilty of poor professional performance. Photograph:  Getty Images/iStockphoto

Two Donegal pharmacists have been censured for supplying a medication that causes serious side-effects to a patient without prescription. Gerard McCo(...)

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