Royal Pharmaceutical Society and Academy of Medical Royal Colleges agree Statement of Strategic Intent
The AoMRC and RPS have agreed a statement of strategic intent that reflects the shared vision that both organisations have to improve patient care and public health and wellbeing through the application of high standards of clinical education and professional practice.
In a joint press release issued today by RPS and AoMRC, it was stated that both organisations are committed to working together in partnership where the opportunity arises and on various workstreams agreed between both organisations as well as supporting the current work of the two organisations where they are complementary.
President of RPS, Professor Claire Anderson said,
“I am delighted that RPS and AoMRC have agreed to work together in this way. As the professional body for pharmacists and pharmacy in England, Scotland and Wales our mission is to put pharmacy on the forefront of healthcare. By working in close partnership with the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges on shared objectives this will further strengthen our position.”
Professor Dame Helen Stokes-Lampard, Chair of the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges Council said,
“Doctors and Pharmacists share common objectives in seeking to improve the health of the population. It is absolutely right that we work together and I am delighted to see this partnership between our two representative bodies.”
Paul Bennett, RPS CEO said,
“It is clear that we share much the same philosophy with the Academy. Both organisations recognise that a strong professional voice is important not only for the respective professions that they support and represent but also for the benefit of the patients that the professions strive to improve the care of.”
Alastair Henderson, AoMRC CEO said,
“This a clear public statement of our intention to work together collaboratively. That is what we should be doing and we look forward to fruitful engagement with the RPS."