Award Categories

Awards will be presented on the night. Our committee and judges have worked together to refine the criteria for each category again this year. All nominations will be carefully considered and the judges will announce the three nominees short listed for each category a month before the awards.

Young Pharmacist of the Year Award

Sponsored by IPU

To be awarded to a pharmacist under the age of 30 years whose activities in the course of their professional duties and development is judged to be the most commendable.

Practice-based Research Award

Sponsored by hmR

This award is offered to identify, recognise and promote evidence-based strategies for optimising the delivery of patient care. Patient facing Pharmacist - Academic Practice- Collaborations will be viewed favorably by the judges.

Excellence in Hospital Pharmacy Award

Sponsored by Sanofi

To be awarded to a pharmacist whose exceptional professional efforts have enabled hospital pharmacy services to be delivered in a manner more beneficial to the public.

Pharmacist Contribution to Community Award

Sponsored by Pinewood Healthcare

To be awarded to a pharmacist working in any area of the profession who has, through involvement in non-pharmacy work, delivered notable benefits for the wider community.

Liz Herbert Memorial Lifetime Achievement Award

Sponsored by JPA Brenson Lawlor

To be awarded to the pharmacist, practicing or recently retired, whose efforts on behalf of the profession in Ireland over a sustained number of years, are adjudged to have been the most remarkable.

Patient Nominated Award

Sponsored by Teva

To be nominated by patients and the members of the public. The nominee will be asked to detail, with one or more examples, how and why the professional conduct of this pharmacist was remarkable and noteworthy.

Excellence in Community Pharmacy Award

Sponsored by Lundbeck Ireland Ltd

To be awarded to a pharmacist whose exceptional professional efforts have enabled community pharmacy services to be delivered in a manner more beneficial to the public.

Professional Excellence Award

Sponsored by pfizer

This award is open to all pharmacists working in areas other than community or hospital pharmacy. For example, this may include pharmacists working in industry, regulatory bodies, the HSE, administration and other roles.

Pharmacist-led team award

Sponsored by AbbVie

To be awarded to a pharmacist-led team that demonstrates a collaborative, creative and innovative, team-based initiative that resulted in health benefit locally or nationally.

Overall Pharmacist of the Year

This award is presented on the night and is chosen by the judges from all of the category winners.

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