Dr Tony Tham Consultant Physician and Gastroenterologist in the Ulster Hospital, Dundonald  has received the President's Medal from the British Society of Gastroenterology at their recent virtual conference.  The British Society of Gastroenterology is the leading and biggest UK specialist society for the promotion of the treatment of digestive diseases focusing on research, education, quality, and [...]

By |2021-11-23T15:04:13+01:00November 23rd, 2021|NIH News, Regional News|0 Comments

Queen’s University Belfast Leading £1.2m Project to Revolutionise Medical Treatment

Queen’s University Belfast are leading a £1.2m project to improve drug delivery for a range of illnesses. The grant, awarded by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), part of the UK Research and Innovation, will accelerate the development of microarray patches to make them available to patients worldwide. Microarray patches offer practical solutions to [...]

By |2021-11-16T14:54:06+01:00November 16th, 2021|NIH News, Regional News|0 Comments

Consultant Neurologist James I Morrow Returns with a Carefully Crafted Medical Thriller set in Dublin

Sometimes one does get what one wishes for, and then wishes they hadn’t. Despite his relatively young age, John McDaid, a young Gardaí officer, has risen to the rank of Detective Inspector in the serious crimes squad based in Dublin. But since his appointment, his workload has been relatively mundane and he’s itching to get [...]

By |2021-11-09T13:23:10+01:00November 9th, 2021|NIH News, Regional News|0 Comments

Lupin’s Namuscla® (mexiletine) is recommended by NICE for treatment of symptomatic myotonia in adults with non-dystrophic myotonic disorders (NDM)

Slough, UK, 4 November 2021: Global pharma major Lupin today announces that the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has issued the Final Appraisal Determination (FAD) recommending the routine funding of Namuscla (mexiletine) in England and Wales.1 NICE recommends Namuscla (mexiletine) within its marketing authorisation, as an option for treating the symptoms of myotonia in adults with non-dystrophic [...]

By |2021-11-04T15:17:30+01:00November 4th, 2021|NIH News, Regional News|0 Comments

Register for the first #LivingDiabetesTogether webinar!

Living Diabetes together – Starting insulin Tuesday, November 9th, 2021 10:00 to 10:45 a.m. GMT Discover how you can tap into key insights in diabetes care, dialogue with patients and optimise the diabetes journey at the BD-hosted #LivingDiabetesTogether Webinar Between people living with diabetes and their healthcare support team, much can be exchanged to provide [...]

By |2021-11-02T12:36:39+01:00November 2nd, 2021|NIH News, Regional News|0 Comments

J&J Webinar Invitation: Children’s Healthcare: Overview & Guidance for Recommendation

Discover how to offer better support and guidance on children’s health to your patients. Join our childcare expert, Dr Ellie Cannon, an NHS GP with over 15 years’ experience in family health, for a new & free training session on the management and support of children’s healthcare, especially for Pharmacy teams, on Thursday 25th November [...]

By |2021-11-02T11:30:38+01:00November 2nd, 2021|NIH News, Regional News|0 Comments

NI Health Minister praises pharmacy teams at NPA celebration

Health Minister for Northern Ireland Robin Swann, who was the chief guest at an NPA event on Tuesday (19 October) thanked NPA members for their unwavering response to the coronavirus pandemic and dedication to helping people. He was among 50-plus guests at a dinner at Hillsborough Castle near Belfast, to mark the NPA’s 100thanniversary. The [...]

By |2021-10-21T16:21:41+01:00October 21st, 2021|NIH News, Regional News|0 Comments


When a parent has cancer, this has an immediate and devastating impact not only for the person hearing the diagnosis, but for the whole family.  New research findings from the ‘Family-centred Cancer Care’ programme of work led by a team of researchers at Institute of Nursing and Health Research, Ulster University has been shared at [...]

By |2021-10-04T15:00:45+01:00October 4th, 2021|NIH News, Regional News|0 Comments

System C acquires WellSky International

System C Healthcare (“System C”) is pleased to announce that it has agreed to acquire medicines management specialist WellSky International from its parent company WellSky Corporation (“WellSky”). WellSky International, formerly known as JAC, is best known for clinical software in Pharmacy and Electronic Prescribing and Medicines Administration (EPMA). WellSky International’s solutions are used by a [...]

By |2021-09-30T16:27:08+01:00September 30th, 2021|NIH News, Regional News|0 Comments

Join us at the Clinical Pharmacy Congress 2021

The Clinical Pharmacy Congress is back! In just a few days’ time, we’ll be returning to the ExCeL London – live and in person – providing clinical pharmacy professionals across the country access to inspiring new content, over 130 leading pharmaceutical suppliers and training and development opportunities. As the largest gathering for the clinical pharmacy [...]

By |2021-09-21T10:39:18+01:00September 21st, 2021|NIH News, Regional News|0 Comments