The PSNC rules pharmacy, not the Pharmaceutical Society. Whatever the PSNC decides, the Pharmaceutical Society implements and provides 'support' for.
The trouble is, the PSNC represents contractors, who are in the minority of Pharmaceutical Society Members, and not the vast majority of pharmacists.
This leaves the vast majority of pharmacists feeling like they have no control over the future of the profession and are simply tools of contractors even though they are supposed to have equal membership of the Pharmaceutical Society.
Who will set in motion a plan to make decision making (which ultimately affects us all) more equitable and fair?
I make this point because, although the PSNC is fully aware of the mountain of workplace presures that we face, it still continues to churn out multitudes of additional 'roles' that it must be fully aware we can barely cope with.
I think that many pharmacists are disillusioned with the Pharmaceutical Society because, for whatever reason, it is more or less controlled by pharmacy owners who subscribe to the PSNC decisions and implement everything it suggests - to the exclusion of the aspiration of the vast majority of pharmacists.
The situation is intractible, and has been for many years, unless something is done by somebody to make a level playing field.