Boning – up on Osteoprosis

A clinical overview of the causes, symtoms and treatment of the debilitating condition osteoporosis. Osteoporosis literally means ‘porous bones’. It is a condition where bones…

A not-so-silent killer

A clinical overview of diagnosis, treatment and management of COPD, The second-leading cause of respiratory death in Ireland. The main symptom of chronic obstructive pulmonary…

‘We did nothing wrong’

Terry Maguire tries to establish where the blame lies for America’s devastating opioid epidemic With focus on Covid-19, the US opioid pandemic has largely been…

Hell is other people

Fintan Moore notes the impact of negative encounters in the pharmacy, but he tries to be philosophical about it… The phrase ‘Hell is other people’…

Confidence tricksters?

The person who presents at the interview as super-confident and competent may not in fact be the right one for the job, writes Ultan Molloy…

Focus on Foot Care

Eamonn Brady MPSI provides an overview of some of the more common foot conditions that present in the pharmacy In this article, I discuss three…

‘Not Happy!’

Terry Maguire recalls a text message-based explosion of frustration from an exhausted pharmacy sector. But was it merited? On the evening of the first Friday…

Surprise!

Ultan Molloy tries to take the positives from having the 18-to-34 vaccination age group sprung on him What a surprise we got a few weeks…