Working for Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

As an RPS member, get the support of our dedicated Teams to help you improve your knowledge, skills and experience.

The RPS works across every sector of pharmacy: we develop careers, build recognition and publish work both for and by our members.

How we can help


  • We champion pharmaceutical sciences and pharmacy research through the recommendations of our New Medicines Guide
  • We help build policy and best practice with by responding to relevant consultations from the Government and other bodies
  • We’re powerful advocates for pharmacists and pharmaceutical scientists, maintaining strong links with the Government and other influential bodies, organisations, and groups
  • As an RPS member, you’re entitled to use post-nominal letters after your name.


  • Make the most out of our quick reference guides on Falsified Medicines Directive (FMD), pharmacovigilancebiosimilars and more
  • Get 50% off your copy of the BNF, and at least 25% off all other Pharmaceutical Press titles
  • Have the PJ and Clinical Pharmacist delivered directly to your door, plus online access and our mobile app
  • Enjoy our events for less, including networking opportunities with the wider pharmacy, science and research community
  • Learn at a time and place that suits you, thanks to our free webinars and library of previous sessions.

Professional development 

Get the knowledge, tools and connections to make your more effective in your role – join the RPS today.

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Who is eligibile?

RPS membership as a Pharmaceutical Scientist is available to anyone with a bachelor's degree and at least two years in a pharmaceutical scientist role. 


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