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RCSI School of Pharmacy welcomes visiting delegation from East Tennessee State University

The RCSI School of Pharmacy was delighted to have welcomed a visiting delegation from its international partner institution, the Bill Gatton College of Pharmacy in East Tennessee State University during the week of May 22nd 2017.

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Success for RCSI at All Ireland Schools of Pharmacy Postgraduate Research Conference

RCSI's Joanne O'Dwyer received the award for best oral presentation at the 2017 All Ireland Schools of Pharmacy Postgraduate Research Conference, held in University College Cork on April 24th and 25th 2017.

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RCSI School of Pharmacy attends EDUEx 2017, Kuwait’s Largest International Education Exhibition

Prof Paul Gallagher, Head of RCSI's School of Pharmacy and Mr Philip Curtis, Associate Director of Admissions and Student Services attended EDUEx 2017, Kuwait's Largest International Education Exhibition, April 8th-10th 2017.

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The Journey to Team-Based Healthcare: An Interprofessional Collaboration Masterclass, RCSI, 23 May 2017 - Registration now open

The RCSI School of Pharmacy and the Irish Institute of Pharmacy are proud to have the opportunity to welcome colleagues from East Tennessee State University this spring for a unique educational masterclass.

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School of Pharmacy enjoys success at RCSI Research Day 2017

The RCSI School of Pharmacy enjoyed considerable success at the annual RCSI Research Day held on March 9th 2017 with a number of prizes awarded the School's active postgraduate researchers.

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RCSI hosts interprofessional education study day for pharmacists and physiotherapists on adherence in patients with COPD

How Can We Improve Adherence To Help Patients With Chronic Respiratory Disease? An Interprofessional Study Day for Pharmacists and Physiotherapists, hosted by the School of Pharmacy in collaboration with the School of Physiotherapy, was held in RCSI on February 3rd 2017.

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RCSI School of Pharmacy study shows minimum unit pricing for alcohol will affect 14% of drinkers

A research study examining the relationship between high-risk drinking, personal income, place of purchase and price paid for alcohol, led by the RCSI School of Pharmacy's Gráinne Cousins, entitled Potential impact of minimum unit pricing for alcohol in Ireland: Evidence from the National Alcohol Diary Study, was published in the journal Alcohol and Alcoholism.

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Class of 2006 honoured at inaugural RCSI School of Pharmacy Alumni Celebration

The RCSI School of Pharmacy was delighted to welcome its first graduates back to the college for the School's inaugural Alumni reunion event which honoured the Class of 2006 upon the 10-year anniversary of their graduation.

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Graduate Entry Pharmacy Open Evening to be held in RCSI on Tuesday, 22 November.

Graduate Entry Pharmacy Open Evening to be held in RCSI on Tuesday, 22 November.

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RCSI School of Pharmacy receives recognition at 2016 Clanwilliam Pharmacist Awards

The RCSI School of Pharmacy was proud to be nominated for a Clanwilliam Pharmacist Award 2016 in the Pharmacist-led Team Award category.

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RCSI School of Pharmacy welcomes International Pharmacy Commencement Programme student for campus visit

17 students participating in the International Pharmacy Commencement Programme (IPCP) and English Language Programme (ELP) in IT Tralee were welcomed by RCSI's School of Pharmacy for a campus visit on Thursday, 13 October.

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School of Pharmacy hosts 2016 Professional Registration Examination

On 8 October, the School of Pharmacy hosted the Professional Registration Examination (PRE) as part of its delivery of the National Pharmacy Internship Programme (NPIP) on behalf of the Pharmaceutical Society of Ireland (PSI).

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RCSI hosts DRIVE diabetes patient panel

A patient focus group discussion entitled The DRIVE Patient Panel was held in RCSI on 28 July 2016.

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RCSI Pharmacy students travel to BGCOP in East Tennessee State University

Four RCSI pharmacy students, Graham English, Jennifer Howell, Ian Kelly and Jessica Spain, have travelled to Bill Gatton College of Pharmacy (BGCOP) for three months as part of our ongoing Erasmus programme.

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RCSI School of Pharmacy welcomes Erasmus+ students from East Tennessee State University

RCSI School of Pharmacy are pleased to welcome our first students participating in the Erasmus+ International Credit Mobility programme.

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RCSI hosts 2016 All Ireland Schools of Pharmacy Research Conference

Approximately 100 delegates attended the 38th All Ireland Schools of Pharmacy Research Conference hosted by RCSI and supported by AbbVie on 21 and 22 March 2016

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Graduate Entry Pharmacy Live Information Session

Thinking of refocusing your career on Pharmacy? Then you're going to need the right skills and all the right information.

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School of Pharmacy welcomes IT Tralee students for two-day site visit

25 students participating in the International Medical Commencement Programme (IPCP) and English Language Programme (ELP) in IT Tralee were welcomed by the School of Pharmacy for a two-day site visit on 12 and 13 November.

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Fajer's Blog from the Bill Gatton College of Pharmacy

In the second of our two-part series from our final year study abroad programme at the Bill Gatton College of Pharmacy, read what Fajer Yousef has had to say below about her experience in Tennessee.

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2015 HRB Healthcare Innovation Award winner announced

The School of Pharmacy's Clinical Associate Professor Brian Cleary has accepted the 2015 HRB Healthcare Innovation Award at the IMSTA Med-Tech Awards for the development of THROMBOCALC, a new electronic tool, produced in the Rotunda Hospital, which identifies pregnant women at risk of complications from blood clots.

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Sarah-Kate's Blog from the Bill Gatton College of Pharmacy

Sarah-Kate Murphy, one of two final year BSc (Pharm) students, recently arrived in East Tennessee State University for a month-long study exchange programme in the Bill Gatton College of Pharmacy.

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Schools of Pharmacy announce landmark experiential learning agreement with the development of APPEL

In December 2014 the Irish Minister for Health, with the Pharmaceutical Society of Ireland (PSI), launched the new five-year Master of Pharmacy Programme (MPharm) with the goal of helping future pharmacists better meet the changing needs of the healthcare system.

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Nessa's Blog from International Research Summer School in China

In the second of our students blogs from the International Research Summer School in Soochow University, hear what 2nd year Pharmacy student Nessa Quinn has had to say about her summer in China below.

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Eoin's Blog from International Research Summer School in Chin

Eoin Coughlan, a 3rd year Pharmacy student in RCSI is one of six students participating in the first International Research Summer School exchange between RCSI and Soochow University.

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RCSI deliver medical education with a personal touch

RCSI has a relatively small campus of approximately 3,000 students, located in Dublin city centre. Among its many advantages are its enviable international reputation, its singular focus on programmes related to the health sciences and the fact that class sizes are small and tuition is personal.

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2015 International Research Summer School begins in RCSI Dublin and Soochow University

RCSI's first International Research Summer School (IRSS) takes place this summer at RCSI's Dublin campus and at the College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Soochow University (SU) in Suzhou, China.

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Annual Bill Bowman lecture focuses on mental health

The 2015 British Pharmacological Society Bill Bowman Lecture was held in RCSI on 21 April.

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Minister for Health advises that Pharmacies should prescribe

Minister for Health Leo Varadkar is keen to see Irish pharmacists prescribing medicines, he told community pharmacists at the 2015 IPU Conference held in Killarney on 24-26 April.

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RCSI welcomes academic visit from Hoshi University, Tokyo

RCSI was pleased to welcome Ms. Hiroko Ikeda from Hoshi University, Tokyo to the college to discuss her work and the possibilities of potential collaborative activities between RCSI and Hoshi University.

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RCSI signs first Memorandum of Academic and Research Collaboration with a Chinese University

RCSI signed a Memorandum of Academic and Research Collaboration (MARC) with Soochow University (SU) which will see both institutions promote academic collaboration for teaching, innovative scientific research, student training, and technology development over the next five years.

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School of Pharmacy welcomes visiting Bill Gatton College of Pharmacy students

The School of Pharmacy was delighted to welcome Irene Tsui and Julie Wheeler ...

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RCSI marks opening of new School of Pharmacy offices

The School of Pharmacy was proud to host a coffee morning on 26 February to mark the opening of the School's new premises in Ardilaun House, St Stephen's Green.

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RCSI MiniMed event examines the Irish relationship with anti-anxiety medication

The rational use of benzodiazepines and other types of anti-anxiety medication was the focus of the RCSI (Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland) MiniMed Lecture Series held in the college on 25 February

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RCSI School of Pharmacy celebrates success at 2015 Helix Health Awards

Congratulations to Professor Sally Ann Cryan, School of Pharmacy and RCSI pharmacy alumnus, Jonathon Morrissey (Class of 2009) on their success at the recent 10th annual Helix Health Pharmacist Awards.

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