April 16th, 2019

MC Confirmed for Panel Discussion

We are delighted to announce that Priscilla Lynch, Medical Journalist, will be our MC for the Panel Discussion at the IPU conference. Priscilla is an award-winning medical journalist with over 15 years of experience writing about Irish health services and medical matters. She is currently Clinical Editor of the Medical Independent, Editor of Update journals, and a regular contributor of health news and analysis to national print, radio and TV media outlets including RTÉ, Today FM, Newstalk, the Sunday Independent and The Irish Times.

The discussion, themed Sláintecare – The Future Shape of Healthcare, will discuss the Sláintecare Implementation Strategy and explore the potential role and contribution of pharmacists in delivering this strategy. Click here to find out more about this event and our panel members.

April 9th, 2019

Book your accommodation by today – 9 April

Please note that if you are attending the IPU National Pharmacy Conference and require accommodation in the hotel, you need to book this today. Tomorrow, the rooms will be released for general sale and will be subject to availability.

Accommodation in the Galmont Hotel in Galway can be booked by contacting them directly on 091 538 300. You can also click here for the Galmont website and enter the nights you are staying for the conference, but make sure to use the special promo code IPU2019 so that you get access to the rooms. Use this code when making your reservation on the phone too.

April 2nd, 2019

Minister to address IPU Conference

We are delighted to announce that the Minister for Health, Simon Harris TD, will be attending this year’s IPU National Pharmacy Conference. The Minister will address attendees on the Saturday morning of the conference during the Plenary Session. If you haven’t booked your place at the conference, there’s still time. We look forward to seeing you in Galway!

March 25th, 2019

Golf Event at IPU Conference

The IPU and JPA Brenson Lawlor have come together to host a golf event for all golfers of any standard. This event is open to both pharmacists and their partners, so come along and join us for 18 holes on Thursday 9 May at Bearna Golf Club, Galway.

Cost to play will be €20 if you are attending the Conference. If you want to play the golf only, the cost will be €50 for golf and dinner. All proceeds will go towards the Pharmacy Benevolent Fund. Click here for all the information.

March 12th, 2019

Hotel Accommodation

Make sure to book your room in the Galmont Hotel soon if you are staying the night during the conference. Rooms will go on general sale after 9 April so please book before this date. Accommodation in the hotel can be booked by contacting them directly on 091 538 300. You can also click here for the Galmont website and enter the nights you are staying for the conference, but make sure to use the special promo code IPU2019 so that you get access to the rooms. Use this code when making your reservation on the phone too. Please note that the special conference rate is only available on Friday 10 May and Saturday 11 May.