Pharmacy in the Media

Pharmacy in the Media

The position taken by the IPU at a recent session of the Oireachtas Agriculture Committee in relation to the proposed law requiring a veterinary prescription to buy antiparasitic drugs was covered in a number of publications. The Irish Independent and Farmers Journal both highlighted our opposition to the measure as did Northern Ireland Veterinary Today.

Kathy Maher spoke to Newstalk Breakfast about the impact of medicine shortages on pharmacy and patients (skip to 00:15:00). Newstalk also covered Kathy's contribution to their website here and here.  The IPU also contributed to an Irish Mail story on medicine shortages which was also picked up by Extra.ie.

Pharmacist, Michael Tierney was interviewed by Wicklow's East Coast FM about how the shortage of pharmacists is having an impact on pharmacy opening hours locally and nationwide.

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