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Royal Pharmaceutical Society latest pharmacy news


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29/04/2016 - Prescription for Excellence Innovation and Technology Capital Grant opportunity  

Applications are open from Tuesday 2 May for Innovation and Technology Capital Grant funding..more 

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29/04/2016 - Assembly Candidate hears how pharmacy can be the first port of call for patients 

Jayne Bryant, Labour candidate for the Newport West Constituency has been hearing about how..more 

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28/04/2016 - MSP Candidate Jenny Marra hears about crucial role of community pharmacists 

Jenny Marra, former Labour MSP for North East Scotland and Labour 2016 MSP Candidate for..more 

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25/04/2016 - I Love My Pharmacist Award- One week left to nominate! 

The RPS I Love My Pharmacist Award is running for a third year, and, as..more 

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22/04/2016 - AM Candidate John Griffiths visits Newport Pharmacy 

Assembly Member and candidate for Newport East, John Griffiths, has visited Martin Davies..more 

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20/04/2016 - RPS awards the UKCPA double accreditation 

It gives us great pleasure to announce that the UKCPA..more 

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20/04/2016 - Changes to community pharmacy in England raised at PMQs 

Today at Prime Minister's Questions, a question was asked relating the recent Government..more 

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19/04/2016 - Stewart Stevenson, MSP Candidate, visits a community pharmacy in Cullen 

We recently visited Cullen Pharmacy with MSP Candidate Stewart Stevenson. The pharmacy team,..more 

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18/04/2016 - RPS launches national search to find Great Britain's best loved pharmacist 

The Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS) has partnered with Netdoctor..more 

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18/04/2016 - Apply now for the 2016 Royal Pharmaceutical Society Science Award 

Applications are invited for the 2016 Royal Pharmaceutical Society Science Award. The..more 

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15/04/2016 - Give your feedback on our new five year strategy 

RPS President, Ash Soni OBE FRPharmS, launched our new five year strategy for 2016 -..more 

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15/04/2016 - Community pharmacy featured on BBC1's The One Show 

A snapshot of the country's only 24 hour pharmacy has featured in BBC1’s The..more 

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13/04/2016 - Opportunities for patients outlined to Llanelli Assembly Candidate 

Helen Mary Jones, Plaid Cymru candidate for Llanelli, has been finding out how constituents..more 

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13/04/2016 - BBC South Today talks pharmacy cuts 

RPS English Board Chair Sandra Gidley has been interviewed by BBC South Today for her view..more 

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11/04/2016 - BPSA and RPS launch a new “Pre-Foundation Programme” project 

The British Pharmaceutical Students' Association (BPSA)..more 

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06/04/2016 - National pharmacy board election candidates announced 

The 21 candidates who standing in the three national pharmacy board elections have just been..more 

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04/04/2016 - MP & AM Candidate learn of the benefits of Pharmacy 

Jonathan Edwards, Plaid Cymru MP for Camarthen East and Dinefwr and Adam Price, Plaid Cymru’s..more 

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01/04/2016 - Bowel Cancer Awareness Month starts today 

Bowel Cancer Awareness Month starts today. Bowel cancer is the second most common cause..more 

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31/03/2016 - RPS survey illustrates value of pharmacists to holistic patient care  

An RPS survey of pharmacists has provided a glimpse into how much the profession is contributing..more 

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31/03/2016 - MSP Candidate Bob Doris signs RPS manifesto pledge at Sighthill pharmacy visit 

Former MSP and candidate for Maryhill and Springburn, Bob Doris, has visited Sighthill..more 

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30/03/2016 - RPS and RCN publish joint report 

The Royal Pharmaceutical Society and the Royal College of Nursing have jointly published..more 

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29/03/2016 - RPS publishes new guidance to support pharmacists accessing patient records 

The RPS has published updated guidance to support pharmacists and pharmacy technicians in..more 

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24/03/2016 - RPS in Scotland welcomes funding for new model of primary care test pilot 

NHS Lanarkshire has received Scottish Government funding to test a new model of primary care...more 

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24/03/2016 - RPS Scotland welcomes £6.6M funding for pharmacists working with GP practices 

The Scotttish Government has advised that it has allocated its second allocation of funding..more 

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23/03/2016 - Health Secretary sees benefits of access to patient record at pharmacy visit 

Cabinet Secretary for Health & Wellbeing, Shona Robison MSP, visited Davidson’s..more 

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21/03/2016 - Minister for Housing & Welfare and MSP Candidate see benefits of pharmacy 

The Minister for Housing & Welfare, Margaret Burgess MSP, and Ruth Maguire, Irvine..more 

18/03/2016 - RPS Wales responds to fall of Public Health Bill 

The Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS) Welsh Pharmacy Board are extremely disappointed that..more 

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15/03/2016 - RPS is gearing up for #pharmacy24 

Survey on pharmacist interventions with patients in support of the ’24 hours in..more 

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13/03/2016 - Local MP sees value of hospital pharmacists 

Alan Mak, MP for Havant, visited the Pharmacy Department of the Queen Alexandra Hospital..more 

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10/03/2016 - RPS in Scotland provides evidence to Finance Committee on Prevention  

We were pleased to give evidence to the Finance Committee of the Scottish Parliament earlier..more 

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10/03/2016 - RPS Chief Scientist celebrated as pioneer in the pharmaceutical industry 

The Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry has been celebrating International..more 

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09/03/2016 - Patrick Stubbs moves on from his role as Director of Marketing and Membership 

After making a substantial contribution since 2008, Patrick Stubbs has decided to move on..more 

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07/03/2016 - Give your views on the updated prescribing competency framework 

We are currently updating the NICE/National Prescribing Centre ..more 

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04/03/2016 - Pharmacists share opioid dependency pledges 

RPS in Scotland will be sharing pharmacists’ pledges from the workshops..more 

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03/03/2016 - Essential guides for career development coming soon 

We will soon be launching our Top Ten Essential Guides for Your Career Development..more 

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01/03/2016 - RPS Wales launch care home policy 

RPS Wales today launched its care home policy, Improving..more