Who we are
The Irish Pharmacy Union
COMMUNITY PHARMACY IRELAND
MAKING A DIFFERENCE IN THE COMMUNITY
Community Pharmacists are at the heart of every city, town and village. They are valued healthcare providers who build customer relationships and help communities thrive.
Ireland is the ideal place to work as a Community Pharmacist with over 1,800 community pharmacies to choose from and 85 million visits each year, pharmacists are the first port of call within our healthcare system.
WHAT IS COMMUNITY PHARMACY?
Community pharmacists play a vital role within their communities and the primary healthcare system, offering one-to-one advice and health services, such as seasonal flu vaccinations, blood pressure measurement, cholesterol testing and smoking cessation support.
WORKING ON THE EMERALD ISLE
WHY WORK IN IRELAND?
Ireland is rated as the 14th happiest country in the world, ahead of the UK, USA, France and Germany. Famous for its warm welcome, friendly people, beautiful scenery and great atmosphere, Ireland is an energetic, thriving country that's just a short journey away from the UK and Europe.
MAKING A DIFFERENCE EVERY DAY
Over 90% of people trust their pharmacist and favour their advice. As the most accessible part of the healthcare system, Community Pharmacists provide vital support and encourage healthy lifestyles within their communities.
Becoming a Pharmacist in Ireland offers flexibility, work-life balance and competitive remuneration. In some locations, longer pharmacy opening hours provide an opportunity to manage working hours around your lifestyle needs.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS.
Yes, once you have registered with the Pharmaceutical Society of Ireland through the European Route of Registration and satisfied the language competency requirements. You can find more details here.
You will first need to apply for registration with the Pharmaceutical Society of Ireland using the Third Country Route of Registration. You can find more details here.
Anyone wishing to practise as a pharmacist in Ireland must first register with the PSI.
The following are the registration deadlines for February and March. Click here for more information.
Application Submission Deadline Tuesday 1 October 2019
EU Application Review & Information Meeting Friday 25 October 2019
Estimated Date of Registration Friday 1 November 2019
Application Submission Deadline Friday 1 November 2019
EU Application Review & Information Meeting Friday 22 November 2019
Estimated Date of Registration Sunday 1 December 2019
Application Submission Deadline Friday 15 November 2019
EU Application Review & Information Meeting Friday 13 December 2019
Estimated Date of Registration Wednesday 1 January 2020
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