15 May 2012
The PSI is an independent statutory body, established by the Pharmacy Act 2007. It is charged with, and is accountable for, the effective regulation of pharmacy services in Ireland. The PSI regulates the professional practice of approximately 4,500 pharmacists, 550 pharmaceutical assistants and 1,700 pharmacies. The PSI, as the pharmacy regulator, acts to protect and promote the health, safety and well-being of patients and the public. They aim to ensure that pharmacy services are delivered in a competent, professional and ethical manner and in an appropriate environment to the highest standards of quality care and best practice.