Six pharmacists based in Scotland were recognised by the profession this week during a celebratory event at the home of pharmacy in Scotland, RPS’ building on Melville Street, Edinburgh.
Four pharmacists were formally awarded with Fellowships of RPS for distinction in the practice of pharmacy. They are:
- Richard Lowrie
- Lynn Morrison
- Deborah Steven
- Audrey Thompson
Two pharmacists were accredited as consultant pharmacists, which is awarded for having demonstrated expertise at a senior level, working across clinical practice, leadership, research and education. They are:
- Katherine Davidson
- Emily Kennedy
Also joining the event were nine newly qualified pharmacists, all of whom are excited to kick start their careers working across various pharmacy settings.
Speaking about the event, Christine Bond, Chair of RPS Panel of Fellows said:
“I was delighted to welcome four new Fellows this evening and to celebrate Emily Kennedy’s consultant pharmacist accreditation.
“All of our new Fellows have served the pharmacy profession with distinction over the course of their careers, and Royal Pharmaceutical Society is sure to benefit from their expertise, experience and reflections as each begin a new chapter as a Fellow of the Society.”
Commenting on the evening’s celebration, Laura Wilson, Director for Scotland at RPS said:
“This was a fantastic event which allowed us to celebrate all of the individuals recognised for their outstanding work.
Thank you to everyone recognised for their long-lasting commitment and contribution to the profession.
"I was especially pleased to see newly qualified pharmacists celebrating with us tonight. Congratulations to them; and wish them all the very best of luck as they begin their careers.”