Registration now open for 9th All Ireland Pharmacy Conference

The 9th All Ireland Pharmacy Conference will take place in the Ballymascanlon House Hotel, Dundalk on 15th October 2019.  This conference is jointly coordinated by the Northern Ireland Centre for Pharmacy Learning and Development and the Irish Institute of Pharmacy.

This cross border conference aims to bring together people with an interest in pharmacy practice from all Ireland to allow networking and the exchange of ideas. The conference aim is to share good practice across the primary and secondary care sectors.

The conference focuses on providing a forum to share insights from pharmacy practice research across the island of Ireland, it is open to pharmacists, technicians and pharmaceutical assistants, and will be of particular interest to individuals with an interest in pharmacy practice.

Individuals interested in attending the conference can register through the IIOP website ( A delegate fee of €45, which can be paid online, also includes attendance at a conference dinner on Monday 14th October 2019.

Dr Catherine Duggan (CEO, International Pharmaceutical Federation FIP) will give the keynote address, entitled Delivering the WHO Primary Health Care agenda: strategies to meet national care needs through pharmaceutical workforce transformation

The session will outline the WHO and global drivers for health and how FIP is seeking to supporting services and workforce transformation programmes within regions and across nations. The presentation will seek to identify the broad ways in which pharmacy is already well positioned and then to present ways in which we can focus on development and transformation with action and measures of effectiveness to assess impact.

The main conference proceedings will start at 9.30am on Tuesday 15th October 2019 and finish at 5:00pm approximately.

Overnight accommodation (€85 single and €75 sharing) can be organised directly with the Ballymascanlon House Hotel (, +353 (0) 42 935 8200).

All Ireland Pharmay conference 2019