Political news

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Political news archive

20/11/2014 - Scottish parliamentary debate secured for motion on antimicrobial resistance 

Coinciding with the European Antibiotic Awareness Day 18 November, the Royal Pharmaceutical.....more 

19/11/2014 - Have your say on e-cigarettes and tobacco control consultation 

The Scottish Government is currently asking for views on their.....more 

19/11/2014 - Inform our response to consultation on wilful neglect or ill-treatment 

The Scottish Government is currently asking for views on their .....more 

19/11/2014 - Make your views heard on proposed statutory duty of candour 

The Scottish Government is currently asking for views on their Consultation.....more 

22/10/2014 - Watch our video blog on the England party conferences 

Over the last month, RPS Head of Public Affairs, Charles Willis, has attended the three main.....more 

02/10/2014 - RPS attends Conservative Party Conference 

This week the RPS has been at the Conservative Party Conference, speaking to politicians.....more 

24/09/2014 - Salbutamol inhalers can be supplied to schools for emergency use 

From 1 October 2014, schools will be allowed to obtain and hold stocks of salbutamol inhalers.....more 

19/09/2014 - Constitutional process must consult with pharmacy 

Early this morning, Chief Counting Officer, Mary Pitcaithly, announced the national result.....more 

25/08/2014 - Scottish Health and Social Care Integration Update  

The RPS recently responded to the Scottish Government’s consultations in relation to.....more 

02/07/2014 - RPS responds to PM's call for global action to tackle antibiotic resistance 

The Royal Pharmaceutical Society has responded to Prime Minister David Cameron’s call.....more 

23/06/2014 - Welsh Government urges pharmacists to follow RPS guidance on young carers  

Supporting young carers in their daily lives is a priority for the Welsh Government. As part.....more 

02/06/2014 - Updated control of entry regulations laid out in Scottish Parliament  

The Royal Pharmaceutical Society in Scotland (RPS) welcomes the updated control of entry.....more 

23/05/2014 - Mair Davies receives Special Recognition Award in 2014 Welsh Pharmacy Awards  

We are pleased to announce that Mair Davies was presented with the 2014 Special Recognition.....more 

14/05/2014 - RPS Wales calls for greater access to patient information to improve health 

The Royal Pharmaceutical Society in Wales (RPS Wales) has responded to the follow-up inquiry.....more 

22/04/2014 - RPS responds to Health and Sport Committee ahead of 29 April session 

The Royal Pharmaceutical Society in Scotland has published its response.....more 

16/04/2014 - RPS discusses Welsh Government White Paper and implications for pharmacy  

Jocelyn Parkes, Director for the Royal Pharmaceutical Society in Wales,.....more 

02/04/2014 - RPS welcomes Welsh Government's proposal to restrict use of e-cigarettes  

The Royal Pharmaceutical Society in Wales (RPS Wales) supports the Welsh Assembly Government’s.....more 

28/03/2014 - RPS to respond to Health & Sport Committee scrutiny of Assisted Suicide Bill 

The Royal Pharmaceutical Society in Scotland has been invited to give written evidence for.....more 

28/03/2014 - RPS to participate in Health Committee session on Prescription for Excellence 

The Royal Pharmaceutical Society in Scotland has been invited to participate in a roundtable.....more 

24/03/2014 - Ministers respond to RPS Wales' call for ban on smoking in cars with children 

Last month the Royal Pharmaceutical Society in Wales contacted Mark Drakeford.....more 

27/01/2014 - BBC Radio Scotland interviews the RPS on the control of entry consultation 

The Scottish Pharmacy Board is currently drafting its response to the Scottish Government.....more 

17/01/2014 - Now or Never report continuing to influence debate on pharmacy in Government 

Andrew Lansley MP leader of the House and former Secretary of state for Health has signalled.....more