Chief Pharmaceutical Officer

Welcome to the Web Pages of the Chief Pharmaceutical Officer.
The Chief Pharmaceutical Officer Dr Mark Timoney and his team are responsible for providing specialist advice on Medicines and Pharmaceutical issues to the Minister, Department and wider Health Service and for the development of policy relating to medicines optimisation and pharmacy.

They also have responsibility for the inspection of premises and the enforcement of human and veterinary medicines under the Medicines Act, Misuse of Drugs Act, Pharmacy (Northern Ireland) Order and Poisons (Northern Ireland) Order.

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