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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
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.
Updated standards reflect changes in NHS culture.
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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Interactions between alcohol and sedativesSubscription
5 August 2014: As part of The Daily Mail series that looks at food and drink interactions with medicines, Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS) spokesman Neal Patel was interviewed. The article explained that because alcohol is a depressant, it should not be consumed with certain drugs, such as sleeping tablets or strong painkillers including morphine. “If you take a combination, then you may in extreme cases ...
Interactions between Vitamin K and warfarinSubscription
29 July 2014: The Royal Pharmaceutical Society’s (RPS) English Pharmacy Board vice-chairwoman Sandra Gidley featured in The Daily Mail as part of a series about foods that interact with medicines. Gidley focused on foods high in Vitamin K and advised that high levels of it in the blood can interfere with the action of warfarin.
Dose adjustments for overweight patientsSubscription
Advice about vitamins from chief science adviserSubscription