Striving to improve standardsSubscription
Jocelyn Parkes, RPS director for Wales, looks at what is being done across Wales to improve patient care in light of the ‘Trusted to care’ report.
Newly elected RPS President Ash Soni looks at some of the challenges ahead, including gaining his own Faculty accreditation.
English Pharmacy Board chairman Dave Branford makes the case for pharmacists to have more input into care home prescribing.
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.
Input from patients on the design and execution of clinical research can provide a valuable perspective that healthcare professionals may not offer, a researcher says.
International award for former RPSGB PresidentSubscription
Colin Hitchings, former president of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain, has been awarded the Joseph A Oddis Award posthumously for exceptional service to the International Pharmaceutical Federation.
Counterfeit medicines are being designed specifically to deceive pharmacists, the annual Royal Pharmaceutical Society conference heard.
The UK government minister addressed the delay in two key documents for pharmacy in his speech to the annual Royal Pharmaceutical Society conference.
Former RPSGB president Colin Hitchings diesSubscription
New app to assist RPS membersSubscription
A new app that allows pharmacists to record notes on the top 200 most-prescribed medicines has been launched by the RPS.
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.
Pick the perfect painkillerSubscription
13 September 2014: The Daily Mail featured an article called ‘Pick the perfect painkiller’. It looked at paracetamol, ibuprofen, pain-relieving gels and other products. Speaking about paracetamol and the benefits of it for muscular pain such as sprains, strains and ligament pain, Royal Pharmaceutical Society spokesman Sid Dajani said: “Many people — particularly men — believe ibuprofen is more powerful, but there’s no evidence to support this, and paracetamol is much kinder ...
RPS media appearancesSubscription
In the first six months of 2014, the Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS) and its spokespeople featured in national and regional media (TV, radio and print) on average five times per week. Between January and June 2014, comments from the RPS were read in national print every two days, and heard on both national and regional radio every ten days.
Drug shortage views airedSubscription
Access to pharmacies in areas of deprivationSubscription
Advice for the public on insect bitesSubscription
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