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Royal Pharmaceutical Society latest pharmacy news


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29/01/2015 - RPS highlights need for New Medicines Service to cover more conditions 

Chair of the English Pharmacy Board David Branford has called for the New Medicine Service..more 

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28/01/2015 - RPS speaks to the media about anticholinergic drugs 

This week the media has reported on a study which links commonly used medicines, including..more 

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27/01/2015 - Latest RPS Media Highlights video 

In 2014 the Royal Pharmaceutical Society’s spokespeople were seen,..more 

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23/01/2015 - PharmacyQS.com launched 

PharmacyQS.com a web resource to help pharmacy teams..more 

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23/01/2015 - Pharmacy Research UK announces research funding for 2015 

Pharmacy Research UK has recently announced three research funding schemes for 2015. The..more 

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23/01/2015 - We speak to the BBC about dangers of fat-burning diet pills 

Today a number of BBC News outlets have reported on the use of fat-burning diet pills bought..more 

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22/01/2015 - Calling all politicos! 

Are you running for election to Parliament in May? Are you a local councillor? Perhaps you..more 

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22/01/2015 - First pharmacist selected as Improvement Science Fellow at Health Foundation 

Margaret Watson, clinical pharmacist and Senior Research Fellow..more 

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21/01/2015 - Royal Pharmaceutical Society launches Leadership Development Framework 

The Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS) has launched a new Leadership..more 

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21/01/2015 - HEE to pilot pharmacists in A&E 

NHS England announced at their December Board meeting that Health Education England (HEE)..more 

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21/01/2015 - RPS responds to wilful neglect/ill-treatment and duty of candour consultations 

The Scottish Pharmacy Board (SPB) has now responded to the two Scottish Government consultations..more 

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20/01/2015 - RPS calls for Scottish Government action on e-cigarettes in public spaces 

The Scottish Pharmacy Board (SPB) of the RPS has now published its..more 

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19/01/2015 - Renew your membership for 2015 

Renewals for 2015 are now open. Discover more with your membership and ..more 

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15/01/2015 - Pharmacists and patients come together to prepare for a public health campaign  

Pharmacists from primary and secondary care are meeting with stroke survivors at a series..more 

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15/01/2015 - CMO for Wales issues guidance on flu  

Dr Ruth Hussey, Chief Medical Officer (CMO) for Wales has written to health professionals..more 

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15/01/2015 - Why are cancer drugs so expensive? 

Following the announcement by the NHS England that sixteen life-extending cancer drugs will..more 

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14/01/2015 - Pre-regs and pharmacists in Wales come together to debate 24/7 issue  

On Tuesday 27 January 2015 the newest members of the Welsh pharmacy profession are coming..more 

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12/01/2015 - Temporary library closure from 19 January 

As part of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society’s relocation plans, the library will be..more 

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09/01/2015 - Pharmacists urged to encourage quitters ahead of No Smoking Day 

The British Heart Foundation (BHF) in Partnership with the Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS)..more 

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09/01/2015 - NHS England pharmacy campaign extended 

NHS England have announced that a second wave of the ..more 

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06/01/2015 - Get a head start on revision for your registration assessment 

We only have a limited number of places left on our popular pre-registration revision courses..more 

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30/12/2014 - RPS objects to move to make pharmacists police prescription payments system 

Commenting on moves from the Department of Health to make pharmacists in England check..more 

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17/12/2014 - New Fellows announced 

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

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16/12/2014 - Pharmacy highlighted in Age Scotland Hot Tips Calendar 2015 

The RPS in Scotland is delighted to have joined up with Age..more 

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15/12/2014 - Winter issue of Pharmacymru asks readers for feedback  

The Royal Pharmaceutical Society in Wales (RPS Wales) is pleased to announce that the ..more 

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15/12/2014 - Change of operating hours over the Christmas period 

The opening times for RPS Support and the Membership Team will differ from our normal..more 

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15/12/2014 - Forthcoming local events in Scotland 2015 

3 February, 18:30 – 21:00, Aberdeen: Wardley Wellbeing Workshop Increasing..more 

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11/12/2014 - 50% of people taking prescription medicines- we speak to the BBC 

We’ve been talking to the BBC about the data from the HSCIC that 50% of people have..more 

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10/12/2014 - New animation explains role of pharmacists in integrated care 

A new animation promoting the role of pharmacists in integrated care is being launched today..more 

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10/12/2014 - Hospital Referral to Community Pharmacy 

The Royal College of Physicians (RCP) have endorsed ..more 

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09/12/2014 - Pharmacist wins first-ever NIHR Clinical Doctoral Research Fellowship Award 

Cathy Geeson, Deputy Chief Pharmacist at Luton and Dunstable University Hospital, is the..more 

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08/12/2014 - Be Clear on Cancer oesophago-gastric cancer campaign 

A new national campaign from the Department of Health will run on oesophago-gastric cancer..more 

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05/12/2014 - Pharmacists and General Practice: RPS and NHS Alliance report 

The NHS Alliance and the Royal Pharmaceutical Society have produced a new report (Pharmacists..more 

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04/12/2014 - Smokefree January 2015 

Public Health England is launching a campaign in the New Year to drive motivation to quit..more 

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02/12/2014 - Winner of I love my pharmacist competition announced 

RPS member Reena Barai has been voted by the readers of Woman’s Weekly magazine as..more