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Royal Pharmaceutical Society latest pharmacy news


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22/05/2015 - RPS promotes minor ailment services after Facebook storm 

Pharmacy minor ailment services have hit the headlines over the past few days, courtesy of..more 

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21/05/2015 - Scottish and Welsh offices experiencing IT and telephony issues 

Our offices in Edinburgh and Cardiff are currently experiencing IT and telephony..more 

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21/05/2015 - Royal Pharmaceutical Society in Scotland is now on Facebook 

The Royal Pharmaceutical Society in Scotland is embracing digital by launching our new Facebook..more 

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21/05/2015 - Taking paracetamol during pregnancy 

Commenting on research from the journal ..more 

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20/05/2015 - Scottish community pharmacists lead the way in the fight against antimicrobials 

The Scottish Antimicrobial Prescribing Group (SAPG) in collaboration with the Royal Pharmaceutical..more 

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19/05/2015 - Guidance produced on changes to sales of poisons and chemicals from pharmacies 

On 26 May 2015, the Poisons Act 1972 will be amended, changing the way in which sales..more 

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18/05/2015 - Pharmaceutical-journal.com experiencing downtime 

Since late Friday evening, the Pharmaceutical Journal website has been unavailable due to..more 

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18/05/2015 - Ministerial appointments and responsibilities following the election 

Last week Jeremy Hunt was reappointed as Secretary of State for Health to continue his..more 

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15/05/2015 - Don't miss your chance to vote in the English Pharmacy Board elections! 

There’s now only one week left to vote in the English Pharmacy Board elections. Make..more 

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14/05/2015 - Proposals for global research fund for new antibiotics- we speak to Sky News 

Proposals have been made for a global research fund for drug firms to develop new antibiotics...more 

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14/05/2015 - Pharmacy visits over the General Election a considerable success 

The Public Affairs team sought out 29 key candidates at the election and the key candidates..more 

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13/05/2015 - New Foundation resources and what's coming in 2015 

RPS Foundation Peer Assessment Tool now availableCHAR(13) + CHAR(10) The RPS are pleased..more 

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11/05/2015 - Watch our new animation on Minor Ailment Services 

Our new animation is being launched today to raise awareness of the NHS Minor Ailments..more 

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08/05/2015 - RPS services to close at 3pm on Friday 8 May due to relocation 

On 11 May, the RPS London office at 1 Lambeth High Street is temporarily..more 

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07/05/2015 - RPS in Scotland responds to Scottish Government's proposed Public Health Bill  

Earlier this week the Scottish Government announced key provisions that will..more 

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07/05/2015 - Prepare for the registration exam with our revision podcast 

We've released a podcast to support pre-registration trainees with their revision in the..more 

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07/05/2015 - International pharmacy body acts on PSA-RPS antimicrobial initiative 

As a result of advocacy by The Royal Pharmaceutical Society and the Pharmaceutical Society..more 

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06/05/2015 - Comment on updated draft RPS Specials guidance 

The 2010 RPS guidance for pharmacists on the procurement of pharmaceutical Specials is currently..more 

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06/05/2015 - Apply now for the 2015 Royal Pharmaceutical Society Science Award 

Applications are invited for the 2015 Royal Pharmaceutical Society Science Award. The..more 

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05/05/2015 - The RPS Faculty celebrates its second anniversary in June 

Thursday 4 June 2015 will mark two years since the RPS Faculty was launched. The..more 

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05/05/2015 - RPS speaks to Sky News as Interpol warns about 'diet drug' 

The International Criminal Police Organisation (Interpol) has today sent out a global..more 

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01/05/2015 - "RPS ups political ante in final pre-election week" 

Credit to original article published in C+D on 01/05/2015, by Beth Kennedy. ..more 

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30/04/2015 - Nepal Earthquake: Opportunities to support Save the Children 

Save the Children Global Pharmacy Team is seeking clinical pharmacists with primary or secondary..more 

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21/04/2015 - RPS Scotland to hold Public & Patient Involvement Seminar 

RPS Scotland has always seen public engagement as our priority. We want to hear patients’..more 

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21/04/2015 - RPS speaks to media about the dangers of diet pills 

Today the media has been reporting about a 21-year-old woman who died after taking suspected..more 

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21/04/2015 - RPS Wales manifesto to champion a greater role for pharmacists in Wales 

In May 2016 the people of Wales will cast their votes in the fifth Welsh election since the..more 

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21/04/2015 - RPS Scotland's Career Roadshow 

RPS Scotland is travelling up and down the country delivering career events to ambitious..more 

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21/04/2015 - Cardiff and Vale LPF make Welsh Pharmacy Awards shortlist  

The Royal Pharmaceutical Society in Wales (RPS Wales) is pleased to congratulate Cardiff..more 

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21/04/2015 - Welsh health board encourages all pharmacists to be RPS Faculty members 

The Royal Pharmaceutical Society in Wales (RPS Wales) is delighted to report that Cwm..more 

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15/04/2015 - Help promote pharmacy in the general election debate 

In the run up to the general election this May, it’s important that pharmacy and the..more 

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15/04/2015 - RPS to temporarily relocate to Aldgate to ensure continuity of member services 

The RPS is moving offices from 1 Lambeth High Street to 66 East Smithfield later this year...more 

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14/04/2015 - Professor Rose Marie Parr FFRPS becomes Scotland's Chief Pharmaceutical Officer 

The Scottish Government has announced that Professor Rose Marie Parr FFRPS is to be the new..more 

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01/04/2015 - April is Bowel Cancer Awareness Month 

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

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01/04/2015 - Prescription charges rise in England 

Responding to the increase in charges to £8.20 in England on April 1st 2015, David..more 

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01/04/2015 - Paracetamol use for back pain- we respond to new review 

In response to an Australian review which warns that paracetamol is ineffective..more 

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01/04/2015 - MPs call for the NMS to be extended, and particularly to include antidepressants 

The All-Party Pharmacy Group, which RPS supports, recently held a roundtable discussion in..more