Pharmapod selected to implement the largest medication safety program of its kind in Canada

Pharmapod selected to implement the largest medication safety program of its kind in Canada

Pharmapod Ltd is pleased to announce it has been selected by the Ontario College of Pharmacists (OCP) to implement a medication safety program across all the pharmacies in Ontario. Ontario is the largest province in Canada with 4,129 pharmacies out of a total number of 10,100 pharmacies nationwide. Pharmapod was selected as part of a formal competitive RFP process in keeping with standard procurement practices. The seven-member evaluation team’s decision to move forward with the Pharmapod solution for the medication safety program was unanimous. The system will introduce a standardised approach to quality assurance…Read more …
First Irish Woman selected for EY’s Entrepreneurial Winning Women™, Europe

First Irish Woman selected for EY’s Entrepreneurial Winning Women™, Europe

Pharmapod’s CEO Leonora O’Brien is the First Irish Woman selected for EY’s Entrepreneurial Winning Women™, Europe – a year-long executive leadership program designed for established, women-led businesses that are ready to scale operations and become global market leaders. O’Brien is among female entrepreneurs from 17 businesses cross 11 countries in Europe selected for the class of 2017. The program is open to businesses which are at least 12 months old with revenues higher than EUR 500,000 for the previous 12 months and which are headquartered in Europe. The participating companies benefit from on-going…Read more …
Pharmapod wins the title of Pharma Contract Services Company of the Year

Pharmapod wins the title of Pharma Contract Services Company of the Year

We are delighted to announce that Pharmapod has won the title of Pharma Contract Services Company of the Year at the Pharma Industry Awards 2017. This years annual Pharma Industry Awards took place yesterday, October 5th, in the Clayton Hotel, Burlington Road. Now in its fourth year, the awards aim to recognise and celebrate the most original and innovative individuals and companies that demonstrate excellence in the Irish Pharma sector. Pharmapod took home the Contract Services Company of the Year award, further confirming Pharmapod as providing a first in class, award winning solution…Read more …
Attention pharmacies in Scotland – Are you ready for the new requirement to report complaints?

Attention pharmacies in Scotland – Are you ready for the new requirement to report complaints?

There is a new  requirement for NHS Scotland contractors, including pharmacies, to submit quarterly reports to the Health Board relating to their complaints received – Pharmapod can help. Medication errors have been identified as the most frequently reported problem in primary healthcare for children. This has been shown in a recent study published by the journal of the Public Library of Science. This study investigated safety incidents involving children, which were collected by the NRLS (National Reporting and Learning System) across England and Wales. Nearly 60% of the medication incidents were related to…Read more …
Pharmapod announces partnership with the UK’s National Pharmacy Association (NPA)

Pharmapod announces partnership with the UK’s National Pharmacy Association (NPA)

Pharmapod are delighted to announce their new partnership with the UK’s National Pharmacy Association (NPA). The NPA is the trade association for independent community pharmacy owners in the UK. It has been supporting, protecting and representing community pharmacy for 100 years. Its aim is to help pharmacists succeed professionally and commercially for the benefit of their patients. As a not-for-profit organisation it is committed to reinvesting in service provision. It carefully selects its business partners to guarantee the highest quality of service and products for its members. The NPA-Pharmapod partnership will see Pharmapod…Read more …