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  • David PlumbSubscription

    David Plumb was an exceptional pharmacist — he was the consummate professional. I have known David for over 30 years as a very good friend and a man of extraordinary talents.

  • David PlumbSubscription

    My wife and I were saddened to read of the death of David Plumb. We first met David and his wife Marguerite when a newly qualified (and married) David came to manage a branch of my parent’s small pharmacy group in Essex. David was an able and ambitious pharmacist, and after a few years moved on the to then fast developing Westons chain (now defunct). We kept in touch with annual informative Christmas cards and eventually learned that David had left Westons, where he had at one time ...

  • Tuesday 14 October: CheshireSubscription

    Local practice forum event, “Managing Medicines in Dementia”, by Jennifer Southern, senior pharmacist for mental health at Cheshire Wirral Partnership NHS Foundation Trust. The Blue Cap, Chester Road, Sandiway, Northwich CW8 2DN. Meeting 8pm. Book via the RPS website.

  • Graham Calder diesSubscription

    Graham Calder, aged 83, of 19 Aldrich Road, Cleethorpes, South Humberside DN35 0DP. Mr Calder registered in 1957 and left the Society in 2009.

  • Applications open for the RPS's QP eligibility panel of assessorsSubscription

    The Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS) has a vacancy for at least one assessor for its Qualified Person (QP) eligibility panel of assessors. Applications are invited from members of the RPS who have experience in a quality role including acting as a QP.

  • David Plumb diesSubscription

    On 14 September, David Plumb, aged 70, of Rose Cottage, Sciviers Lane, Lower Upham, Southampton, Hampshire SO32 1HB. Mr Plumb registered in 1965, was made a Fellow in 1998 and left the Society in 2010.

  • Tuesday 7 October: SW and SE London LPFSubscription

    Local practice forum event, “Advanced inhaler training and respiratory focal point”, by the Centre for Pharmacy Postgraduate Education (CPPE). Postgraduate Centre, Croydon University Hospital, 530 London Road, Thornton Heath, Surrey CR7 7YE. Meeting 7.30pm, buffet 7pm. Book via the RPS website.

  • Wednesday 15 October: SW and SE London LPFSubscription

    Local practice forum event, “Advanced inhaler training and respiratory focal point”, by the Centre for Pharmacy Postgraduate Education (CPPE). 120 The Broadway, Wimbledon, London SW19 1RH. Meeting 7.30pm, buffet 7pm. Book via the RPS website.

  • Thursday 16 October: SW and SE London LPFSubscription

    Local practice forum event, “Advanced inhaler training and respiratory focal point”, by the Centre for Pharmacy Postgraduate Education (CPPE). Bexley Holiday Inn, Southwold Road, Bexley, Greater London DA5 1ND. Meeting 7.30pm, buffet 7pm. Book via the RPS website.

  • Monday 20 October: SW and SE London LPFSubscription

    Local practice forum event, “Advanced inhaler training and respiratory focal point”, by the Centre for Pharmacy Postgraduate Education (CPPE). NHS Lambeth, 1 Lower Marsh, London SE1 7NT. Meeting 7.30pm, buffet 7pm. Book via the RPS website.

  • Tuesday 21 October: SW and SE London LPFSubscription

    Local practice forum event, “Advanced inhaler training and respiratory focal point”, bythe Centre for Pharmacy Postgraduate Education (CPPE). York House, Richmond Road, Twickenham TW1 3AA. Meeting 7.30pm, buffet 7pm. Book via the RPS website.

  • Wednesday 22 October: SW and SE London LPFSubscription

    Local practice forum event, “Advanced Inhaler Training & Respiratory Focal Point”, by the Centre for Pharmacy Postgraduate Education (CPPE). The Wilson, Cranmer Road, Mitcham, Surrey CR4 4LD. Meeting: 7.30pm, buffet 7pm. Book via the RPS website.

  • Wednesday 29 October: SW and SE London LPFSubscription

    Local practice forum event, “Advanced inhaler training and respiratory focal point”, by the Centre for Pharmacy Postgraduate Education (CPPE). Owen Centre, Lewisham Hospital, High Street, Lewisham, London SE13 6LH. Meeting 7.30pm, buffet 7pm. Book via the RPS website.

  • Tuesday 4 November: SW and SE London LPFSubscription

    Local practice forum event, “Advanced inhaler training and respiratory focal point”, by the Centre for Pharmacy Postgraduate Education (CPPE). The Forum at Greenwich, Trafalgar Road, Greenwich, London SE10 9EQ. Meeting 7.30pm, buffet 7pm. Book via the RPS website.

  • Tuesday 11 November: SW and SE London LPFSubscription

    Local practice forum event, “Advanced inhaler training and respiratory focal point”, by the Centre for Pharmacy Postgraduate Education (CPPE). Beckenham Beacon, 379 Croydon Road, Beckenham BR3 3QL. Meeting 7.30pm, buffet 7pm. Book via the RPS website.

  • Monday 17 November: SW and SE London LPFSubscription

    Local practice forum event, “Advanced inhaler training and respiratory focal point”, by the Centre for Pharmacy Postgraduate Education (CPPE). Crofton Halls, Crofton Road, Orpington BR6 8PR. Meeting 7.30pm, buffet 7pm. Book via the RPS website.

  • Thursday 13 November: Thames Valley LPFSubscription

    Local practice forum event, “Recent advances in the management and treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)”, by Richard Russell, consultant physician and editor of the International Journal of COPD. John Lister Postgraduate Centre, Wexham Park Hospital (entrance 4), Slough SL2 4HL. Meeting 7.30pm, buffet 7pm. For more information, visit: http://thamesvalley.localpracticeforum.org/

  • Tuesday 14 October: Thames Valley LPFSubscription

    Local practice forum event, “Dementia Friends”, by Penny Woodgate, RPS local relationship development manager. John Lister Postgraduate Centre, Wexham Park Hospital (entrance 4), Slough SL2 4HL. Meeting 7.30pm, buffet 7pm. For more information, visit: http://thamesvalley.localpracticeforum.org/

  • Tuesday 28 October: preparing your Faculty portfolio for assessment webinarSubscription

    Suitable for members building their portfolio and preparing to submit by the deadline of 16 November 2014. Webinar: 1–2pm and 6–7pm. More information from the RPS website.

  • Tuesday 11 November: preparing your Faculty portfolio for assessment webinarSubscription

    Suitable for members building their Faculty portfolio who need hints and tips for their research and evaluation cluster. Webinar: 1–2pm and 6–7pm. More information from the RPS website.

  • Thursday 2 October: evidence masterclass, research and evaluation cluster webinarSubscription

    Suitable for members building their Faculty portfolio who need hints and tips for their research and evaluation cluster. Webinar: 1–2pm or 6–7pm. More information from the RPS website.

  • Thursday 16 October: six reasons to join the Faculty webinarSubscription

    The RPS is hosting a webinar to help motivate you to begin your Faculty journey towards professional recognition. Webinar: 1–2pm and 6–7pm. More information from the RPS website.

  • Tuesday 23 September: six reasons to join the Faculty webinarSubscription

    The RPS are hosting a webinar to help motivate you to begin your Faculty journey towards professional recognition. Webinar: 1–2pm or 6–7pm. More information from the RPS website.

  • First MSc (Vet Pharm) awardedSubscription

    On 19 September 2014, Michael Thomason, MRPharmS, was awarded the first ever MSc in Veterinary Pharmacy.

  • Andrew Watson diesSubscription

    On 16 September, Andrew Watson, FRPharmS, aged 83, of 12/3 Maxwell Street, Edinburgh EH10 5GZ. Mr Watson registered in 1956.

  • Wednesday 10 December: Thames Valley LPFSubscription

    Local practice forum event, “Inflammatory bowel disease: background, diagnosis and treatment”, by Anna Rathmell, medical manager for GI, Takeda. John Lister Postgraduate Centre, Wexham Park Hospital (entrance 4), Slough SL2 4HL. Meeting 7.30pm, buffet 7pm. For more information, visit: http://thamesvalley.localpracticeforum.org/

  • James Catterall diesSubscription

    On 18 September, James Catterall, aged 90, of Trevessa, Upper Castle Road, St Mawes, Truro, Cornwall TR2 5BZ. Mr Catterall registered in 1947 and left the Society in 2009.

  • Tuesday 30 September: London North WestSubscription

    Local practice forum event, “Interpretation of blood test results – a practical approach”, by Raymond Guirguis, pharmacy manager at Princess Grace Hospital, and Amira Guirguis, pharmacist at University of Hertfordshire. Cumberland Hotel (Best Western), Harrow, London HA1 2EF. Meeting 7.45pm, buffet 7pm. Book via the RPS website.

  • Sunday 16 November: SurreySubscription

    Local practice forum event, “pharmacy — the front line”, by Deborah Evans (member of the English National Board). Cobham Hilton, Seven Hills Road South, Cobham KT11 1EW. Meeting 10am, buffet provided. Book via the RPS website.

  • Welsh Pharmacy Board chair, Mair Davies, receives RPS Charter AwardSubscription

    The Welsh Pharmacy Board Chair, Mair Davies, was presented with the Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS) Charter Award at the RPS Annual Conference in Birmingham on 8 September 2014. The award was presented by Ash Soni, President of the RPS, who praised Davies for her outstanding commitment and dedication to the profession over many years. 

  • Kin Ngai Soo diesSubscription

    On 14 February 2014, Kin Ngai Soo, aged 43, of 1 Alderley Road, Hoylake, Wirral, Merseyside CH47 2AT. Mr Soo registered in 1998 and left the Society in 2011.  

  • Michael John Symonds diesSubscription

    On 12 June 2014, Michael John Symonds MRPharmS, aged 72, of 95 Robin Hood Lane, Hall Green, BIRMINGHAM, B28 0JF. Mr Symonds registered in 1965.

  • Thursday 25 September: LeedsSubscription

    “RPS Faculty Surgery — West Yorkshire local practice forum (WYLPF) and Community Pharmacy West Yorkshire (CPWY) partnership”. Holiday Inn, Clifton Village, Brighouse, Leeds HD6 4HW. Meeting 7.15pm, buffet 6.30pm. Book via the RPS website    

  • Sunday 12 October: LondonSubscription

    Pharmacists interested in becoming a local practice forum mentoring champion should attend the Royal Pharmaceutical Society mentoring development day. Royal Pharmaceutical Society, 1 Lambeth High Street, London SE1 7JN. Meeting 11am–4pm. Lunch will be provided. Travel expenses will be reimbursed. Contact faculty@rpharms.com for further information.

  • RPS community and primary care development programmeSubscription

    The Royal Pharmaceutical Society is holding mentoring workshops for community and primary care pharmacists. Pharmacists can attend one of three groups:

  • Thursday 16 October: mentoring webinarSubscription

    The Royal Pharmaceutical Society and the Independent Pharmacy Federation are hosting an introductory webinar about mentoring and how it can benefit community pharmacists. Webinar 7.30pm-8.30pm. Contact faculty@rpharms.com for further information about how to join.  

  • George Anthony Boyd diesSubscription

    On 30 August 2014, George Anthony Boyd, aged 81, of Carinosa, 5 Southall Lane, Cranford, Hounslow, Middlesex TW5 9WD. Mr Boyd registered in 1965 and left the Society in March 2014.

  • Wednesday 15 October: LondonSubscription

    Local practice forum event “Novel Oral Anticoagulants” by Helen Williams, Consultant Pharmacist, Greenwich Forum, Trafalgar Rd, London SE10 9EQ. Meeting 7.30pm–9pm, buffet 7pm. Book via the RPS website.

  • Tuesday 7 October: BeckenhamSubscription

    Local practice forum event “novel oral anticoagulants” by Helen Williams, consultant pharmacist. Beckenham Beacon, 379-397 Croydon Rd, Beckenham BR3 3QL. Meeting 7.30pm–9pm, buffet 7pm. Book via the RPS website.

  • Thursday 25 September: OrpingtonSubscription

    Local practice forum event “Novel Oral Anticoagulants” by Helen Williams, Consultant Pharmacist, Crofton Halls, Crofton Road, Orpington BR6 8PR. Meeting 7.30pm–9pm, buffet 7pm. Book via the RPS website.

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