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  • military kit

    Pharmacists in the Army Reserve Subscription

    3 JUN 2019 11:37 By Anuj K. Sunder

    Anuj K Sunder describes the benefits of being a pharmacist in the Army Reserve.

  • Aditya Aggarwal

    Defining leadership

    30 MAY 2019 By Aditya Aggarwal
    Comments (2)

    Aditya Aggarwal explains what leadership in pharmacy looks like to him

  • Book cover of 'Other people's shoes' by Ken Jarrold

    Brilliant advice for pharmacy managers and leaders Subscription

    28 NOV 2018 10:18 By Rod Tucker

    Other people’s shoes: 40 Questions for Leaders and Managers, by Ken Jarrold.

  • Bruce Warner, England’s deputy chief pharmaceutical officer

    Pharmacy Integration Fund used to bail out other parts of NHS

    14 MAY 2018 14:47 By Debbie Andalo

    Money set aside to develop new pharmacy roles in primary care and integrated services in 2017–2018 was instead spent on bailing out other parts of the health service.

  • Women in leadership, illustration of woman with superhero shadow

    Women in leadership: survive and thrive

    2 MAY 2018 By Claire Thompson

    Claire Thompson, deputy chief scientist for the Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS) and Nadia Bukhari, senior UCL teaching fellow and RPS English pharmacy board member, are hosting an event for female pharmacy professionals on 27 June 2018.

  • Group shot of the Chief Pharmaceutical Officer’s (CPhO) Clinical Fellow Scheme

    The Chief Pharmaceutical Officer's Clinical Fellow Scheme: from the inside Subscription

    19 MAR 2018 9:18 By Chief pharmaceutical officer's clinical fellows

    With applications for the 2018 Chief Pharmaceutical Officer’s Clinical Fellow Scheme closing on 9 April, pharmacists in the UK are encouraged to consider this unique opportunity to expand their professional skills

  • Shattering glass ceiling concept

    From the shop floor to the glass ceiling Subscription

    13 MAR 2018 16:32 By Saša Jankovic, Angela Kam
    Comments (3)

    The significance of gender inequality in pharmacy and its potential impact on the careers of female pharmacists.

  • pharmacist advising patient at community pharmacy

    New leadership programme for community pharmacists

    13 OCT 2017 16:23

    A tailored leadership programme for community pharmacists has been launched.

  • luc-besancon-general-secretary-ceo-International Pharmaceutical Federation

    Luc Besançon resigns as FIP chief executive

    11 MAY 2017 16:00

    Luc Besançon, chief executive of the International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP), has tendered his resignation.

  • Chief pharmaceutical officer for England Keith Ridge

    Nine chief pharmaceutical officer fellowships to be offered to practising pharmacists in 2017

    11 APR 2017 15:23

    Pharmacists are being given the chance to develop leadership skills and shape national healthcare policy as part of the 2017 chief pharmaceutical officer’s clinical fellowship programme in England.

  • John Mowat, multi-site pharmacy manager for LloydsPharmacy and lead pharmacist based in the Carleton Clinic, a mental health hospital in Carlisle

    My life as a mental health pharmacist in a specialist hospital

    13 MAR 2017 15:57 By John Mowat

    As a multi-site pharmacy manager for LloydsPharmacy and lead pharmacist based in the Carleton Clinic, a mental health hospital in Carlisle, John Mowat talks about his career and role in providing the medication supply service for Cumbria Partnership Foundation Trust.

  • Ian Strachan, chair of the National Pharmacy Association

    National Pharmacy Association to leave Pharmacy Voice after 2017

    14 DEC 2016 16:43 By Elizabeth Sukkar

    The National Pharmacy Association (NPA), an industry body that represents independent pharmacies, will not continue to be part of the umbrella trade body Pharmacy Voice “beyond 2017”.

  • Abstract image of interconnecting networks made of gold wires linking golden pegs on rustic wood

    Professional associations: adapting to remain relevant in a digital age Subscription

    13 OCT 2016 16:55 By Rachel Brazil

    In a world where technology and social media allow individuals to gather information and network online for free, professional associations are evolving and changing their offering to members in order to stay relevant.

  • Sallianne Kavanagh, a pharmacist at Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

    Practical ways pharmacists can gain leadership skills Subscription

    22 AUG 2016 16:17 By Saša Jankovic

    Sasa Jankovic takes a practical look at how pharmacists can seek opportunities to develop their leadership skills.

  • A new look for local engagement with the Local Practice Forums of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society

    Leading local practice forums into the future Subscription

    20 JAN 2016 11:08 By Julia Robinson
    Comments (1)

    The RPS is currently carrying out a five-year review of local practice forums to help ensure they are fit for the future. But why is there a discrepancy in the output and attendance of LPFs across Great Britain and why are they a form of local engagement that needs to be kept going?

  • Helen Gordon, pictured, CEO of the RPS, said: “We have a large amount of women entering pharmacy but fewer and fewer are reaching senior positions.”

    Gender equality still major problem in science leadership, event concludes Subscription

    12 NOV 2015 13:36 By Julia Robinson

    Speakers at the Women in Healthcare Leadership Symposium highlight that too few women are reaching senior positions in science and healthcare.

  • rps-conference-awards

    2015 RPS award winners announced Subscription

    13 SEP 2015 23:18 By Harriet Adcock

    The winners of this year’s Royal Pharmaceutical Society Awards were revealed at the annual conference in Birmingham on 13 September 2015.

  • Greater use of community pharmacy patient group directions (PGDs), minor ailment services and pharmacist input into urgent care units could “sustainably reduce” pressures on out-of-hours services in Scotland, according to a coalition of pharmacy bodies.

    Expand pharmacy services to ease out-of-hours burden, profession’s leaders urge Subscription

    24 AUG 2015 16:02 By Stephen Robinson

    Roles for pharmacists in general practice, NHS 24, out-of-hours services and A&E, say Scottish pharmacy bodies.

  • Rose Marie Parr (pictured), the new chief pharmaceutical officer for Scotland, explains how her career led to the role, what she wants to achieve in the post and her advice for young pharmacists pursuing leadership positions

    Taking the reins as Scotland’s chief pharmaceutical officer Subscription

    20 JUL 2015 14:19 By Stephen Robinson

    Rose Marie Parr, the new chief pharmaceutical officer for Scotland, tells Stephen Robinson how her career led to the role, what she wants to achieve in the post and her advice for young pharmacists pursuing leadership positions.

  • Rose Marie Parr has been appointed as the new chief pharmaceutical officer for Scotland

    Pharmacy educator becomes new chief pharmaceutical officer for Scotland Subscription

    10 APR 2015 15:50

    Rose Marie Parr has been appointed as the new chief pharmaceutical officer for Scotland, succeeding Bill Scott.

  • The Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS) Leadership Development Framework (LDF) sets out how pharmacists can build on their leadership skills and behaviours to improve patient care and how they and their team works

    RPS updates leadership guidance for pharmacists Subscription

    21 JAN 2015 12:36 By Stephen Robinson

    New Royal Pharmaceutical Society leadership resource reflects recent changes to NHS leadership programmes.

  • Helen Gordon, chief executive of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society

    Teamwork will define the future NHS Subscription

    13 NOV 2014 By Helen Gordon

    Greater partnership between pharmacists and other health professions will be vital to delivering better care under the new five-year NHS plan, says Helen Gordon, chief executive of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society.

  • Women should pursue senior leadership roles in the pharmaceutical sector, says Helena Morrissey, keynote speaker at The Women in Healthcare Science Leadership Symposium hosted by the Royal Pharmaceutical Society

    Supporting women in healthcare leadership roles Subscription

    23 OCT 2014 By Stephen Robinson

    A Royal Pharmaceutical Society event encourages women in pharmacy to pursue senior leadership roles.

  • Leadership-chess-14

    Behaving like a leader in everyday practice Subscription

    The NHS’s healthcare leadership model can help practitioners at all levels develop their leadership skills.

  • Editorial-leadership-14

    Leading the way: Leadership development within an environment enabling openness and learning

    10 JUL 2014
    Comments (1)

    Next week marks a year since the publication of Sir Bruce Keogh’s report into raised mortality rates at 14 English hospitals. His findings came at a time of intense scrutiny for the NHS: only six months after Sir Robert Francis made 290 recommendations to the health service in his final report on the failings at Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust. Both Francis and Keogh heard from hospital staff who did not feel empowered to act when they identified problems or who felt uncomfortable ...

  • Jonathan Burton

    Appraisal at a senior level Subscription

    4 JUN 2014 0:00 By Jeff Mills

    Jonathan Burton tells Jeff Mills how he is sharing his experience of RPS Faculty assessment with his pharmacy employees

  • The new model from the NHS Leadership Acadey puts shared purpose at the centre

    Why Superman no longer has a place in the NHS Subscription

    25 APR 2014 10:42 By Emma Page

    Pharmacists debated the value of traditional leadership roles at a recent conference. Here, we explain how the new healthcare leadership model can help team members at all levels to develop their skills

  • Mike Holden

    NPA to offer leadership training Subscription

    15 MAY 2013 9:59

    Online training modules designed to help community pharmacists develop the leadership skills they need to thrive in the new NHS are being launched by the National Pharmacy Association. The leadership modules are part of a wider e-learning business skills package, which is due to be made available on the NPA website towards the end of June 2013.

  • What leaders can do to help others cope with change Subscription

    1 JAN 2013 By Aamer Safdar

    Last year I was one of three pharmacists selected to undertake the inaugural NHS clinical leadership fellowship programme. If you had asked me what I thought leadership meant before the programme, I would have said that I regarded a leader as being the captain of a ship: someone who has a vision and a crew to implement that vision. Indeed, this ...

  • Awards: Health Foundation Subscription

    1 AUG 2012

    Applications are invited for the Health Foundation’s quality improvement fellowship 2013/14. The fellowship is open to applicants who are in a leadership role relating to quality improvement and provides the opportunity to spend a year fully funded at the Institute for Healthcare Improvement in Massachusetts.

  • Indemnity Insurance from The Royal Pharmaceutical Society

    20 NOV 2010

    Having looked at what the society has promised to do for its members, I thought I should add Indemnity Insurance to the list. 

  • What will a good SRPharmS look like?

    26 OCT 2010

    Following on from the debate on the following thread:

  • Secret Assembly Session Suggests Non Scientists As Members

    6 OCT 2010

    In secret session, the new Assembly will be asked to endorse a vote that the members approve allowing social scientists to become members of the RPS.  This is planned for tomorrow (Thursday).

  • Identification cards

    25 SEP 2010

    Is it just me, or does anyone else remember the response from the Society when the Membership asked to have plastic credit-card type identification some years ago?As I recall, the response was that the whole process of issuing these cards would be too expensive.Imagine my surprise upon receiving exactly such a card this week.

  • Publicity - good but

    15 FEB 2010

    As a topic that featured in the recent EPB meeting I was pleased to see the RPSGB with a high profile on the national news this evening regarding the shortage of medicines, featuring David Pruce.

  • Workplace cultures and pharmacy Subscription

    1 FEB 2010 By Ruth McGuire

    The word “culture” probably brings to mind another country or its people but organisations also have cultures and these can be just as diverse. A corporate culture is more complex than the mission statement that an organisation adopts.

  • Know what your chief pharmacist is tackling Subscription

    7 JAN 2010 7:23 By Matthew Wright

    Communication between pharmacy managers and their staff can ensure that priorities are aligned to maximise service efficiencies.

  • Pharmacy Professional

    14 NOV 2009

  • Pharmacy Professional

    14 NOV 2009

  • Association of Locum Pharmacists

    10 NOV 2009

    It is clear from a poll I posted on LocumVoice there is interest in a body to support and represent locum pharmacists. This is also something that the chairman of the GPhC has commented on in a letter to EPB member Lindsey Gilpin:

  • Leadership Subscription

    1 OCT 2009 0:00 By Ruth McGuire

    Opinion varies as to the precise difference between a leader and a manager. Some think that leadership is purely about showing others which direction to take whereas others think that leadership also involves skills such as motivating others. But there is some consensus around the fact that leadership is about people and particularly about relationships. In general, managers operate systems and take charge of functions as well as people, whereas leaders only ever have a direct impact ...

  • What can we afford?

    6 SEP 2009

    If the new professional body is not compulsory, then I think pharmacists particularly those newly qualified and those working part-time will think twice about the amount they have to pay. What do pharmacists here think will be an acceptable fee?

  • Royal Charter vote

    17 JUL 2009

    I would like to respond to two points made in the letters pages of this week's Pharmaceutical Journal (18 July) regarding the ballot on changes to the Society's royal charter, which closes on Monday (extended to Tuesday for postal votes only, due to the planned postal strike).


    30 APR 2009

    After a well attended Special General Meeting and Debate, the next question is whether our Leadership are able and willing to persuade the Department of Health to incorporate  the substance of the overwhelming feelings and content of the Resolutions passed at the SGM into the body of the new Pharmacy Order.

  • Membership Survey 2

    28 SEP 2008

  • lawyer's severance pay

    14 AUG 2008

    Is it the intention of RPSGB to hand out 'golden goodbyes' to the lawyers in their employ once regulatory matters are taken out of their hands??

  • Opinion Leader research

    1 JUL 2008

    As long ago as March last year, I asked the Society to set up an interactive website to promote engagement in the professional leadership debate. At last, the Journal has provided that forum.

  • Building blocks of a professional body

    18 APR 2008 23:00 By Matthew Wright

    As well as providing details about the scope and functions of a future professional body for pharmacy, Nigel Clarke’s recently published report sets out what possible organisational structures could support this vision — and how these might be implemented.

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