Assembly appointments

Announcement 1

The Royal Pharmaceutical Society is seeking nominations for four members to serve on the Membership Committee and would like to invite you to consider putting your name forward. 

The Committee is appointed by the Appointments Committee of the Assembly, and consists of a Chair, Vice Chair and eight other members of whom at least one will be a Fellow of the Society and the others will be Members of the Society.  Members of the National Pharmacy Boards are eligible for appointment but no member of the Committee will be a member of the Assembly of the Society. 

The Committee should broadly be representative of the profession.  The Committee provides staff with support and guidance in:

  • implementing membership policy 
  • developing policy for the functions of the committee 
  • reviewing non-standard membership applications 
  • administering the Conduct Scheme, including assessing the validity of complaints 

The Committee hears appeals and prescribes appropriate and proportionate resolutions in accordance with the Society rules. 


The Committee also oversees, and reports to the Assembly on, the admission of Fellows into the membership category of the Society via the Panel of Fellows, which acts as a subgroup of the Membership Committee. 

The terms of reference for the Committee are available to download. 

To apply for this position please contact Yasemin Boran (yasemin.boran@rpharms.com) for an application pack.

The closing date for receipt of all applications is 5pm on Friday 1st August 2014. Following this date the Appointments Committee (who report to the Assembly) will make their decision and all those who put their names forward will be informed of their decision.


Announcement 2

The Royal Pharmaceutical Society is seeking nominations for three fellows to serve on the Panel of Fellows’ Committee and would like to invite you to consider putting your name forward. 

The Panel consists of seven  Fellows (one of whom is the Chairman of the Panel designated by the Assembly ) but none of whom is a member of the Society’s Assembly .

Candidates for membership of the Panel must have been fellows for a period of six years. Members of the Panel must still be active in the profession.

The composition of the Panel membership should reflect the different interests, aspects and structure of the Society and its individual members, the spectrum of academia, industry, NHS/hospital and community practice, as well as the regional interest and make up of the membership on the register.

The principal characteristics for a member of the Panel of Fellows should be based on a wide knowledge of the Society and its membership, and an ability to make an objective assessment of distinction and leadership in pharmacy and pharmaceutical care amongst candidates put forward for consideration.

The Panel of Fellows Guidelines for the Committee are available to download. 

To apply for this position please contact Yasemin Boran (yasemin.boran@rpharms.com) for an application pack. 

The closing date for receipt of all applications is 5pm on Friday 1st August 2014. Following this date the Appointments Committee (who report to the Assembly) will make their decision and all those who put their names forward will be informed of their decision.

Helen Gordon
Chief Executive