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Royal Pharmaceutical Society latest pharmacy news


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25/09/2016 - World Pharmacist Day 

Today is World Pharmacist..more 

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23/09/2016 - RPS in Scotland gives evidence to Scottish Parliament Health & Sport Committee  

Earlier this week, RPS in Scotland gave evidence to the Health and Sport Committee of the..more 

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19/09/2016 - RPS at the Party Conferences 

Conference season gives the RPS access to decision makers and influencers as well as an opportunity..more 

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15/09/2016 - RPS England responds to DH announcement on timetable for community reforms  

The Department of Health has said that it aims to announce a package of community pharmacy..more 

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12/09/2016 - Nominations open for appointment to our Panel of Fellows' Committee 

We're seeking nominations for one Fellow to serve on our Panel of Fellows Committee. Nominations..more 

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09/09/2016 - Jenny Gilruth MSP visits I Love My Pharmacist Scotland winner Naseem Sadiq 

Naseem Sadiq, local community pharmacist in Glenrothesand Scottish winner of the RPS’s..more 

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09/09/2016 - Lancet statins report good news says RPS 

Consultant pharmacist in cardiovascular medicine and RPS spokesperson ..more 

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08/09/2016 - RPS talks medicine prices with Radio 4 

Professor Jayne Lawrence has been interviewed on two successive days by ..more 

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08/09/2016 - Pharmacy commitments in the Scottish Governments Programme for Government  

Scotland’s First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon MSP, has launched her Government’s..more 

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05/09/2016 - Pharmacy Minister announces delay to community pharmacy reforms 

Pharmacy Minister David Mowat announced today in a speech at the Royal Pharmaceutical Society’s..more 

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05/09/2016 - NHS England sets out 7 day working for hospital pharmacists 

Today at the RPS Annual Conference NHS England launched their report “..more 

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05/09/2016 - RPS Fellow Dr Mahendra Patel wins Charter Award 

Pharmacist Dr Mahendra Patel, a Fellow of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS) and member..more 

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02/09/2016 - Principles for future of primary care in Scotland set out by professions 

A collaborative consisting of RPS in Scotland and six other representative bodies involved..more 

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01/09/2016 - Kingston University awards Ash Soni honorary doctorate 

Ash Soni OBE, immediate past President of the RPS, has been recognised with an honorary award..more 

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31/08/2016 - New opportunities for patients shown to Welsh Conservative Leader 

During a recent visit to the flagship Cardiff branch of Boots, Andrew RT Davies, Leader of..more 

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25/08/2016 - Local commissioning of community pharmacy services  

With the wider changes currently taking place across the NHS, including community pharmacy..more 

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25/08/2016 - Forthcoming events in Scotland 

We are pleased to confirm the dates of the upcoming local events in Scotland this September...more 

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24/08/2016 - New PHE campaigns: Stoptober and Stay Well this Winter 

Stoptober Stoptober - the 28-day national stop smoking challenge..more 

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15/08/2016 - Heather Harrison to lead joint NES/RPS project for community sector 

Heather Harrison from Greater Glasgow and Clyde Health Board has joined the team as a NES/RPS..more 

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09/08/2016 - I Love My Pharmacist- Regional Winners announced 

Over the last few months we have been running the third annual I..more 

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05/08/2016 - Misuse of prescription drugs- Talk Radio speaks to RPS 

A new report published in the journal BMC Psychiatry has found that British adults are among..more 

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04/08/2016 - Entries sought for diabetes award 

We are encouraging pharmacists and their teams to submit entries to this competition to find..more 

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02/08/2016 - High Court ruling on HIV drug PrEP 

Following a High Court ruling that..more 

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01/08/2016 - MEP 40 published 

The 40th edition of Medicines,..more