PASS

PASS provides a range of free, impartial and confidential services. These include:

  • Information and signposting to sources of support
  • Face to face, telephone, and specialist counselling
  • Short term financial assistance & funding for specialist treatment
  • Future Planning

If you have any queries on specific services or would like some guidance on what may be available for you, please call our PASS coordinator in confidence on 028 90329553.

PASS, in partnership with locally based specialist services, can provide face to face, telephone and specialist counselling.

If you would like to access PASS directly, or receive more information about the support available please contact the Pharmacist Advice and Support Coordinator by telephone: 02890329553 or by email: pass@psni.org.uk

Inspire

PASS is pleased to work in partnership with Inspire.

Who Are Inspire?

Inspire, is our provider of wellbeing solutions.  They deliver mental health and wellbeing support to some of the UK and Ireland’s leading private, public and third sector organisations. There are a number of resources available, one of which is counselling, which allows you to work through issues that may be causing you distress or confusion, with a person who is professionally qualified to help you.

Inspire counselling is highly confidential and carried out within strict boundaries. PASS is provided with general statistical information about the level of service use, but no individual can be identified from this information.

Who can they help?

Pharmacists and pre-registration trainees of the PSNI, as well as former pharmacists, surviving spouses/civil partners and their dependants can access Inspire as a service funded by PASS.

Contact Inspire

Whatever’s on your mind

You can contact Inspire free & confidentially 24/7, 365 days a year

Please contact the Pharmacist Advice and Support Coordinator in confidence, by telephone: 028 90329553 or email sharon.bell@psni.org.uk if you need to receive the code required access this service.

Carers NI

PASS is pleased to work in partnership with Carers Northern Ireland.

Who Are Carers NI?

Working as part of Carers UK:

  • They give expert advice, information and support
  • They connect carers so no-one has to care alone
  • They campaign together for lasting change
  • They innovate to find new ways to reach and support carers

Information

  • They operate an advice and information service for carers and professionals, dealing with a range of issues such as carers’ benefits, community care and services for carers
  • They provide a wide range of leaflets and booklets and a regular newsletter for carers, members and professionals

Support

  • They offer carers the chance to meet with other carers through our network of local groups, to share experiences and reduce the feeling of isolation.
  • They help new and existing carers’ groups

Who Can They Help?

As part of the new partnership arrangements, PASS members can make the most of Carers NI Advice and Information service, as well as specialist workshop events.

Contact Carers NI

If you, or a family member, have taken on a caring role (or are about to), and you would like more information on what supports and entitlements you might be able to avail of, please contact the Carers NI Advice service on (028) 90439843 (Monday-Thursday 10am-4pm) or email advice@carersni.org You will also find a range of information on their website www.carersni.org.

If you are a pharmacist who is on, or has been on, the Pharmaceutical Society of Northern Ireland register at some point you, are eligible to apply for financial support.  We can also help family members who depend on such pharmacists for financial support.

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Are you a pharmacist about to retire or thinking about your retirement? We know that this can be both a stressful time but also an exciting and challenging one. PASS offers several courses annually, designed to be both enjoyable and informative and offer an opportunity to focus on an important and potentially rewarding new chapter of your life and to begin planning the retirement you want to achieve.

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