A generation lost

Covid has, as we all know, been ‘the only game in town’ over the past bizarre and challenging year. But as we also know, the…

Plan for the worst?

What could a canoe trip down the zambezi river and the high tech hub possibly have in common? Fintan Moore explains Years ago when I…

The understanding of risk

Terry Maguire shares his experiences of administering the Covid vaccine in his pharmacies Wednesday and Saturday for the past eight weeks have been vaccination days…

A Pointed argument

While pharmacists should be vaccinating for Covid-19, the strain on resources shouldn’t be underestimated, writes Fintan Moore Like many of you, I recently downloaded the…

Joining forces

Ultan Molloy considers the ongoing moves towards consolidation in the Irish pharmacy market The big news this morning, at the time of writing, is that…

State of the Union

Because of human nature, being at the head of the IPU is something akin to coaching the Irish rugby team, writes Fintan Moore It often…

Another five weeks

A LOT OF PEOPLE ARE CREAKING UNDER THE STRAIN OF THE LATEST LOCKDOWN EXTENSION, WRITES ULTAN MOLLOY As I write this, I’m told that we…

Pack Animals

FINTAN MOORE TAKES AN IMAGINARY TRIP INTO THE BOARDROOM WHERE PACKAGING DESIGNS ARE APPROVED I would like you to picture the following scene — it’s…

A New Improved Year?

Fintan Moore observes that while 2020 was a year to be forgotten, it also spawned advances and accelerated change It’s safe to say that most…

A Herbal Cure for hangovers

Dr Des Corrigan looks at the science behind herbal solutions for the predictable problem of January hangovers “The year began with lunch” — so begins…