Media centre

Welcome to the Royal Pharmaceutical Society's Media Centre. Here you can access our latest press releases, images and contact details for our press officers in England, Scotland and Wales.

Get in touch

You can contact the RPS Press Office on 020 7572 2272, or email us at [email protected]. For enquiries out of hours, please call 07860 643862.

If you're based in Scotland please call 0131 524 2006 or  0131 524 2010.

If you are based in Wales please call 0292 073 0317

Providing expert comment

Our network of senior clinical pharmacists can provide expert, independent comment and background information on a variety of topics including: 

  • Antibiotics
  • Cancer
  • Heart conditions
  • Mental health
  • Older people and medicines
  • Children and medicines
  • Pain management
  • Pharmaceutical science. 

We have a network of community pharmacists who can give advice about minor ailments and services provided in pharmacies including: managing medicines for people with long term conditions, quitting smoking, losing weight, chlamydia testing, emergency contraception and blood pressure and cholesterol monitoring.

We can also comment on other pharmacy-related topics such as: prescription charges, medicines waste, changes to the NHS, commissioning pharmacy services and medicine shortages.


See some of our expert spokespeople in action:

Our media team

Neal Patel

Head of Corporate Communications

[email protected]
0207 572 2335

Iwan Hughes (Wales)

Public Affairs and Public Relations Executive

[email protected]
0292 073 0315

Melissa Dear

Campaigns and Corporate Communications Manager

[email protected]
0207 572 2375

Susanne Cameron-Nielsen (Scotland)

Head of External Relations

[email protected]
0131 524 2006

Viola Lewis

Social Media and Corporate Communications Lead

[email protected]
0207 572 2249

Boyana Atanasova (Scotland)

Digital Communications EXECUTIVE

[email protected]
0131 523 2010

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