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Pharmacy and Medicines Management

(NISRA and BSO) NI Pharmacy Services Key Figures 2021/22 - 526 Pharmacies, 43.2 million items dispensed in the community, £456.2 million ingredients cost of all items dispensed.

General Pharmaceutical Service Statistics for NI 2020-21 NISRA and BSO

The Pharmacy and Medicines Management Team works with Northern Ireland’s 528 community pharmacies and oversees all aspects of:

  • clinical governance,
  • contract management, and
  • service development,

The team leads on the standardisation of safety, quality and cost effectiveness of medicines in the health service, including a standardised mechanism for managed entry of medicines and the NI Medicines Formulary.

  • NI Formulary
    The NI Formulary promotes safe, clinically and cost-effective use of medicines in Northern Ireland.

Useful links

Interface Pharmacist Network – Specialist Medicines:

Choice and Medication

Family Practitioner Services – Complaints