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United Drug Webinar Series

June 11th | 7pm

United Drug's award winning Pharmacy Webinar Series continues in 2024. Our goal is to support our customers and improve patient care at every opportunity. Our educational topics coupled with valuable industry insight aim to guide our customers in enhancing patient care and maximising their business opportunities.

HPV Vaccination and the Role of the Pharmacist

For this webinar we are joined by Sinéad Cleary who is a Colposcopy Nurse in Tallaght Hospital, and Denis O'Driscoll, Superintendent Pharmacist of LloydsPharmacy to discuss the importance of HPV vaccination and the role of the pharmacist in the prevention of cervical cancer.

Key Learnings

This webinar will aim to provide the Pharmacist with advice to support their patients in pharmacy including the following:

  • The role of the pharmacist in the vaccination process
  • Understanding the scheduling and dosage of vaccination in all cohorts
  • Increasing the uptake of HPV vaccination and how the pharmacist can assist
  • Scope of the vaccine going onto Schedule 8 and how the pharmacist will play a role in this

 

Guest Speakers

Denis O’Driscoll

Webinar Host

Superintendent Pharmacist for LloydsPharmacy

Denis has 26 years’ experience in pharmacy, including 22 years with HSE Addiction Services as Chief Pharmacist. After spending most of his career as an addiction expert, Denis moved to the role of Superintendent Pharmacist for LloydsPharmacy Ireland in 2018. Denis currently is the clinical lead for one of the largest pharmacy chains in Ireland with over 80 pharmacies and is responsible for the management and delivery of quality pharmacy service to the public. His interest in Addiction continues as he is voluntary independent chair for Naloxone Advisory Group for HSE Strategy on Overdose Prevention. Denis has a PhD in Biopharmaceutics from Department of Pharmaceutics, School of Pharmacy, Trinity College, Dublin and a Bachelors Degree in Pharmacy from the same alma mater.

Did you know?

You can use our webinars for your CPD learning. We welcome you to use the content we provide for your reflective practice to identify new learnings or how you can improve your knowledge, skills, behaviours or attitudes within the pharmacy.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact our event organisers:

Karen Gibney

Brand & Digital Marketing Manager

Karen.Gibney@united-drug.com
Julie Nicholl-Flood

Senior Digital Marketing Executive

Julie.Nicholl-Flood@united-drug.com