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  • Linked paper dolls symbolising a united workforce

    Pharmacy needs global professional standards for education and workforce development Subscription

    30 JAN 2017 16:30 By Catherine Duggan, Ian Bates

    Catherine Duggan, director of professional development at the Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS) and Ian Bates, education adviser to the RPS English Pharmacy Board, discuss the importance of developing a global standard of education and training for pharmacists.

  • Jayne Lawrence, chief scientist at the Royal Pharmaceutical Society

    RPS chief scientist backs ban of ‘legal highs’ Subscription

    27 MAY 2016 10:20 By Julia Robinson

    Jayne Lawrence, chief scientist for the Royal Pharmaceutical Society, has backed moves to outlaw ‘legal highs’ under the Psychoactive Substances Act, which comes into force on 26 May 2016, almost a year after it was proposed.

  • Sir Gordon Hobday (pictured), who has died aged 99, spent 42 years at UK pharmacy chain Boots and was head of research at the time the company developed ibuprofen

    Sir Gordon Hobday (1916–2015) Subscription

    31 JUL 2015 14:16 By Joanna Lyall

    Research chemist Sir Gordon Hobday was instrumental in the development of the anti-inflammatory drug ibuprofen and had a long career at Boots before becoming chairman.

  • RPS Science Award open Subscription

    8 MAY 2015 10:31

    Applications are open for the 2015 Royal Pharmaceutical Society Science Award. Scientists worldwide who are working in a pharmaceutical or allied discipline in industry or academia are eligible to apply. Applicants can have up to ten years’ experience at post-doctoral level in September 2015 and they must have a proven record of independent research and published work that shows outstanding promise. The winner will receive a Commemorative Award, £1,000 in prize money and an invitation ...

  • The RPS needs a change in approach Subscription

    22 APR 2015 14:01 By Samir Vohra
    Comments (1)

    Pharmacy is no longer synonymous with pharmacists. Pharmacy now includes a range of support staff. Pharmacy technicians are qualified team members regulated by the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC). The Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS) needs to decide whether its remit is to promote pharmacy or pharmacists.

  • Drug-stability-for-pharmaceutical-scientists-14

    A step-by-step guide to stability Subscription

    18 JUL 2014 0:00 By Emma McConnell

    Drug stability for pharmaceutical scientists, by Thorsteinn Loftsson.


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