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25/07/2016 - Are you accessing Summary Care Records? 

The Summary Care Record (SCR) helps pharmacists treat patients both more effectively and..more 

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25/07/2016 - RPS launches Research Resource Hub 

RPS launches Research Resource Hub We are..more 

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22/07/2016 - RPS welcomes new Pharmacy Minister David Mowat 

The Department of Health has confirmed the appointment of ..more 

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22/07/2016 - Wales Medicines Safety Conference 2016 Save the Date 

Thursday November 3 2016, central Cardiff location (venue tbc)CHAR(13) + CHAR(10) CHAR(13) + CHAR(10) We are pleased..more 

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21/07/2016 - Members views sought on Health & Sport Committee programme themes 

The Scottish Parliament’s Health & Sport Committee has announced its work programme..more 

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20/07/2016 - RPS makes recommendations for user requirement specifications for FMD 

The European Falsified Medicines Directive (FMD) was finalised in January 2013 and adopted..more 

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20/07/2016 - RPS in Scotland highlights concerns with proposed No Blame re-dress scheme  

RPS in Scotland has provided the Scottish Government with its views on the..more 

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19/07/2016 - Martin Astbury FRPharmS elected RPS President  

Mr Martin Astbury FRPharmS was elected President of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society today,..more 

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18/07/2016 - Pharmacy quality road shows coming to Scotland 

We are pleased to announce that we have committed with the Department of Health and the Scottish..more 

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15/07/2016 - Jenny Gilruth MSP visits I Love My Pharmacist Regional Finalist Bernadette Brown 

Bernadette Brown, 51, local community pharmacist in Glenrothes and regional finalist for..more 

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15/07/2016 - Alex Cole-Hamilton visits I Love My Pharmacist regional finalist Sally Arnison  

Sally Arnison, 43, local community pharmacist in Barnton and regional finalist for the Royal..more 

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14/07/2016 - Login area of website currently unavailable 

We are currently experiencing network issues and as a result members can’t..more 

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14/07/2016 - New Be Clear on Cancer campaign starts today 

Today Public Health England have launched a ..more 

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14/07/2016 - RPS calls for legislation to increase number of prescribing mentors 

The Royal Pharmaceutical Society has today published the new, updated single ..more 

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11/07/2016 - Last chance to take part in our survey! 

Final week to submit your entry - Take part..more 

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05/07/2016 - Chronic Conditions in Wales - Call for Good Practice 

In September 2015 the Royal Pharmaceutical Society launched our policy vision for Wales,..more 

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01/07/2016 - Call for nominations to serve on the Membership Committee and Panel of Fellows 

We are seeking nominations for three members to serve on our Membership Committee and two..more 

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30/06/2016 - RPS talks to Radio 4s PM programme about Nurofen 

The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has censured..more 

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29/06/2016 - RPS Statement regarding EU referendum result  

The Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS) is proud to provide leadership, development and support..more 

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28/06/2016 - Quality Assurance of Aseptic Preparation Services Standards Launched 

The Royal Pharmaceutical Society is pleased to announce that new standards for aseptic preparation..more 

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27/06/2016 - Process for choosing the RPS President 

Some members have asked for clarification of the process for choosing the President of..more 

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23/06/2016 - Update: English Pharmacy Board meeting 23 June 

The English Pharmacy Board (EPB) has re-elected Sandra Gidley as Board Chair and Professor..more 

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20/06/2016 - Join in with the new Be Clear on Cancer campaign 

From 14 July-16 October 2016, Public Health England will launch the next national Be Clear..more 

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16/06/2016 - RPS encourages GPhC to move from words to action on work place pressures 

The General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) have recently announced their intention to work..more 

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14/06/2016 - Scottish Pharmacy Board affirms Dr John McAnaw for second term as Chair 

The RPS in Scotland is delighted to announce that the Scottish Pharmacy Board has affirmed..more 

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14/06/2016 - Disclosure of payments to pharmacists by pharmaceutical companies 

The Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry (ABPI) will be launching a..more 

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13/06/2016 - Updated guidance for the prescribers of Specials published 

The Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS) has today published ..more 

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10/06/2016 - Flash Report from 17 May joint NES - RPS in Scotland Conference published 

On 17 May 2016 we co-hosted the conference 'One for All and One for All - Shaping Pharmacy..more 

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09/06/2016 - I Love My Pharmacist Award 2016- Public voting open! 

Public voting for the 2016 I Love My Pharmacist Award officially opens today! We..more 

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08/06/2016 - Reduction in smoking welcomed by RPS Wales but concerns remain on E-cigarettes 

The Royal Pharmaceutical Society in Wales (RPS Wales) has welcomed news that the number of..more 

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07/06/2016 - New RPS Fellows Announced 

Being appointed a Fellow of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society is one of the highest honours..more 

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02/06/2016 - Action to tackle over-prescribing of psychotropic drugs  

The RPS has joined forces with NHS England and other professional bodies to pledge action..more 

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01/06/2016 - Results of 2016 National Pharmacy Board elections announced 

We are pleased to announce the results of the 2016 National Pharmacy Board elections. England..more 

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01/06/2016 - Continuous Professional Development Service Pilot 

We recently launched our Continuous Professional Development (CPD) pilot and are still accepting..more