A MALAHIDE-based pharmacist has been shortlisted for a top award which recognises the invaluable work that pharmacists do in communities across the country/ Áine McCabe from McCabes Pharmacy has been nominated in the Contribution to Community Award in the Helix Health Pharmacist Awards 2012. Winners of the Helix Health Pharmacist Awards will be announced at a special awards ceremony on Saturday, November 10 November .
Commenting on the shortlist, Howard Beggs, CEO Helix Health explained: ' Now in their fifth year, the Helix Health Pharmacist Awards have cemented their position as a key date in the calendar for the industry. We are delighted to support this important event in recognising the outstanding work being done by pharmacists across Ireland, and the valuable role that they play in the healthcare system, and I very much look forward to the upcoming Awards ceremony.' Chairperson of the Helix Health Pharmacist Awards Committee, Fintan Moore, added: ' The Awards serve to bring together the best people in the industry, showing others the importance of pharmacy and why it is such an attractive profession. They also bring together pharmacists from diverse areas within the sector, giving them the opportunity to engage with other pharmacists who they would perhaps otherwise not get the chance to meet. In advance of the Awards, I would like to sincerely congratulate those who have been shortlisted this year for the incredible work that they do, and wish them the very best of luck.'