Starting to build a professional portfolio can be daunting but the RPS Faculty has a new resource for pharmacists in the community.
Explore the latest MEPSubscription
The 38th edition of ‘Medicines, Ethics and Practice’ was distributed to RPS members in July. Rakhee Amin, on behalf of the RPS Support team, explains what is new in the resource.
Focus on qualitySubscription
RPS professional support pharmacist Wing Tang explains how the PharmacyQS.com hub can help pharmacy teams embed quality in the services they offer.
Opportunities to learn and networkSubscription
Leading clinical practiceSubscription
Educating for excellenceSubscription
Enhancing patient care through researchSubscription
Mrs Gilpin was the first chairman of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society’s (RPS) English Pharmacy Board, serving from February 2010 to June 2012.
If hospital pharmacies offer services seven days a week it will improve patient safety and care, according to a report from the RPS.
Groups of pharmacies will be able to bid for NHS services as limited companies.
Ash Soni, the community pharmacist member of the NHS Future Forum which advised the government on its health and care reforms, has been elected president of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society.
Former RPSGB president Colin Hitchings diesSubscription
RPS in profit for second consecutive yearSubscription
The RPS is heading in the right directionSubscription
Scottish Pharmacy Board chairman John Cromarty takes stock of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society and finds significant progress has been made.
RPS chief executive Helen Gordon looks at initiatives to provide the professional leadership pharmacists seek.
Just saying “bore da” (good morning) can help!Subscription
Principal policy adviser for RPS Wales Elen Jones reflects on the recent inquiry by the Welsh Language Commissioner on the use of Welsh in primary care.
One journey ends but another continuesSubscription
Out-going RPS President Martin Astbury looks at some of the lessons learnt during his term and looks forward to continuing his role on the English Pharmacy Board.
RPS English Pharmacy Board member Anthony Cox argues that e-cigarettes sold in pharmacies require the same licensing that pharmacists value for other drugs.
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Access to pharmacies in areas of deprivationSubscription
13 August 2014: David Branford, English Pharmacy Board chairman, was featured on BBC Online talking about the new study from the University of Durham on the accessibility of community pharmacies, especially in areas of high deprivation. He emphasised the huge potential of the sector in improving health inequalities.
Advice for the public on insect bitesSubscription
19 August 2014: The Daily Mail reported on “Which insect bite remedies actually work?”. Speaking to the paper, RPS spokesperson Sid Dajani said: “Your immune system is more likely to over-react to bites if you have other allergies, eczema or hay fever”. He explained that people should look for a remedy that relieves the itching and pain, as well as tackling the inflammation.
Help to manage medicines when travelling abroadSubscription
Interactions between alcohol and sedativesSubscription
Interactions between Vitamin K and warfarinSubscription
Dose adjustments for overweight patientsSubscription
Advice about vitamins from chief science adviserSubscription
Alleviating allergies — and confusion Subscription
Poisons in counterfeit productsSubscription
E-cigarette licensing guarantees qualitySubscription
Why some antibiotics should be avoided with milkSubscription
Use antibiotics properlySubscription