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Royal Pharmaceutical Society latest pharmacy news


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23/04/2014 - Congratulations and welcome to our new Faculty members 

We're really pleased to announce the following pharmacists have joined the Faculty following..more 

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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 

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16/04/2014 - Elspeth Bridges, Membership Development Manager, joins the Scottish team 

We are delighted to announce that Elspeth Bridges has joined the Scottish team as Membership..more 

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16/04/2014 - Welsh Pharmacy Board shares its view on the Welsh language in pharmacy 

The Royal Pharmaceutical Society in Wales (RPS Wales) has shared its opinion on the use of..more 

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

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

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16/04/2014 - Our operating hours over the Easter break 

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

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11/04/2014 - Ready to be asked about clots? 'Ask about Clots' campaign launched in Wales 

A new national campaign to help prevent patients dying from blood clots..more 

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11/04/2014 - RPS endorses new standards for patient helplines 

The Society has recently endorsed new national standards for hospital patient helplines. Hospital..more 

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10/04/2014 - RPS members in Wales to benefit from Faculty surgeries in May 

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

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09/04/2014 - Candidates for the 2014 National Pharmacy Board elections announced 

We have just announced the candidates standing in this year's National Pharmacy Board elections. 11..more 

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09/04/2014 - RPS speaks out on medicine shortages 

Shortages of Valsartan and hyoscine were highlighted recently by BBC Look North and BBC Radio..more 

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03/04/2014 - Jocelyn Parkes, RPS Wales Director, speaks to BBC Radio Wales about e-cigarettes 

The Welsh Assembly Government’s White Paper, ‘Listening to you:..more 

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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 

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02/04/2014 - We talk statins with BBC Radio 5 Live 

BBC Radio 5 Live has been looking at statins following much reporting about them in the media..more 

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02/04/2014 - HIV self-testing kits will help increase diagnosis, says RPS 

The Royal Pharmaceutical Society has welcomed the change in the law which will enable licensed..more 

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01/04/2014 - April is Bowel Cancer Awareness Month 

Bowel Cancer Awareness Month starts today. Over 90% of cases of bowel cancer could..more 

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01/04/2014 - Prescription charges go up in England 

From today (1st April 2014) prescription charges in England will cost £8.05, up 20p. According..more 

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31/03/2014 - Vitamins- worth the cash? We speak to BBC Watchdog Test House 

The latest episode of BBC Watchdog Test House has been looking at vitamins. Are there any..more 

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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 

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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 

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28/03/2014 - Are you prepared for Parkinson's Awareness Week? 

Parkinson’s Awareness Week (7 – 13 April 2014) is just around the corner. A whole..more 

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26/03/2014 - Consultant Pharmacist makes first appearance on Holby City 

In case you missed it BBC's Holby City introduced its first Consultant Pharmacist on last..more 

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26/03/2014 - RPS response to NICE public health guidance to reduce unwanted pregnancies 

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) today issued ..more 

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25/03/2014 - RPS representation on SIGN Council 

This is an exciting opportunity for a member of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS) to..more 

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24/03/2014 - BBC Radio 4 examines prescription charges 

The rise in prescription charges due shortly was investigated by BBC Radio 4’s ..more 

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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 

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21/03/2014 - Branded v generic meds? We speak to BBC Watchdog Test House 

RPS Chief Science Advisor Prof Jayne Lawrence has been on BBC Watchdog Test House this week...more 

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21/03/2014 - RPS welcomes change to proposals of Rebalancing Board 

The RPS English, Welsh and Scottish Pharmacy Boards welcome the general principle of the..more 

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19/03/2014 - EPB responds to NHS England Call to Action for community pharmacy 

Our ambition for the development of pharmacy services provided in the community is clear..more 

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18/03/2014 - Watch the latest RPS Media Highlights video 

In 2013 the Royal Pharmaceutical Society’s spokespeople commented on a whole range..more 

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18/03/2014 - RPS hosts launch of new consultation skills framework 

The Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS) is delighted to host the launch of Consultation..more 

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12/03/2014 - RPS focuses on medicines poverty caused by rise in prescription charges 

The Society has focused strongly on the results of the report from the Prescription Charges..more 

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11/03/2014 - RPS proposes change to prescribing for patients with long-term conditions 

The English Pharmacy Board (EPB) of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society has called for greater..more 

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07/03/2014 - Nominations now open for National Pharmacy Board elections 2014 

The Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS) is now accepting nominations for the National Pharmacy..more 

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06/03/2014 - RPS museum helps BBC Heir Hunters discover pharmacy's past 

This week BBC One’s Heir Hunters has been looking at what it was like to be a pharmacist..more 

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03/03/2014 - March is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month 

The RPS believes community pharmacists have a vital role in raising awareness of the signs..more