RPS Policies

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Our members deal with many different issues every day, whether working in community, hospital or other pharmacy sectors.

That’s why we’ve created a range of professional guides dealing with legal, ethical and good practice to support you in your day-to-day practice.

Below are all our policies and key issues we're engaging with.

A

Access to Medicines

Access to Patient Health Records

Aesthetic Practice and Pharmacy

Antimicrobial Stewardship

Assisted Dying

B

Brexit

C

Cancer Support and Community Pharmacists

Cardiovascular Disease

Care Homes: Pharmacists Improving Care in Care Homes

Cross Border Healthcare Directive

D

Diabetes (Using pharmacists to help improve care for people with type 2 diabetes) 

Dispensing Errors: Rebalancing Legislation

E

E-cigarettes

EU Cross-Border Healthcare Directive

F

Falsified Medicines Directive

Flu Vaccination Service

Future of Pharmacy in a sustainable NHS

G

GP Surgeries: Pharmacists Working with/in GP Practices

H

Homeopathic and Herbal Products

L

Long-Term Conditions: Pharmacist-led Care of People with Long Term Conditions

M

Medicines Wastage

Mental Health and Wellbeing, Role in Pharmacy: COVID-19 and beyond

Mental health conditions: Improving care of people in England

Mental health conditions: Improving care of people in Scotland

N

New Medicines Service (NMS)

Nicotine Replacement Therapies (NRTs) and Smoking

O

Online Pharmacy Services

P

Palliative and End of Life Care (Wales)

Patient Health Records

Pharmacist Independent Prescribers

Pharmacists and GP Surgeries

Pharmacists in General Practice: Repeat Prescribing Position Statement (Scotland only)

Pharmacy Technicians

Prescription Charges

Public Health

R

Rebalancing Legislation

Recognition of Professional Qualifications

S

Shortages Policy

Smoking and Nicotine Replacement Therapies (NRTs)

T

Tobacco Products Directive

U

Urgent and Emergency Care: Improving U&E Care Through Better Use of Pharmacists