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Inside the Pharmaceutical Journal

Making The Pharmaceutical Journal bigger and better

Posted by: Tony ScullyFri, 26 Jul 2019

Based on feedback from RPS members, you will soon receive one combined print journal per month.

Writing competition now open: tell us about the patient who changed your practice

Posted by: Abigail JamesTue, 7 May 2019

The Pharmaceutical Journal is asking readers to write a short piece on the theme of ‘The patient who change my practice’, where the winning entry will receive an Amazon Fire 8 tablet.

Shining a light on medicines safety in special #PJrightmedicine month

Posted by: Pharmaceutical JournalFri, 1 Feb 2019

In February 2019, The Pharmaceutical Journal is celebrating pharmacists’ contribution to improving medicines safety in the UK.

Clinical Pharmacist’s most popular research articles of 2018

Posted by: Michael DowdallThu, 24 Jan 2019

This year, articles exploring pharmacy’s role in antimicrobial stewardship, as well as original research articles on integrated pharmacy services and medicines optimisation in care homes, feature among the most popular.

Top ten features in The Pharmaceutical Journal in 2018

Posted by: Dawn ConnellyWed, 23 Jan 2019

Features can be timeless articles on an aspect of drug development, pharmacy practice or medicines optimisation, or topical pieces that delve further into news stories to give context and analysis. It has been an interesting year in pharmacy, from the rescheduling of cannabis to the patent expiry of the NHS’s most costly drug, and the magazine’s features section reflects this, and much more.

Top five infographics in The Pharmaceutical Journal in 2018

Posted by: Dawn ConnellyFri, 18 Jan 2019

With the Falsified Medicines Directive (FMD) due to come into force in February 2019 (with the caveat of a Brexit deal, of course), it’s no surprise that our infographic explaining how FMD will work was the most read of those published in 2018. Other topics that made it to the top five include medical cannabis and our salary and satisfaction survey.

Most popular research briefings of 2018

Posted by: Julia RobinsonThu, 17 Jan 2019

In 2018, our most popular research briefings covered new areas of research that have been particularly topical this year — including medical cannabis, new antibiotics and e-cigarettes — as well as areas that have long been of interest to pharmacists, such as pain management and adherence.

Most popular opinion pieces of 2018

Posted by: Abigail JamesTue, 15 Jan 2019

Access to medicines has been a big theme for 2018 — from new legal access to medical cannabis treatment options, to fears that price hikes and Brexit are jeopardising the supply of medicines to patients who are already dependent on them.

Most popular learning and CPD articles of 2018

Posted by: Natasha LeesonMon, 14 Jan 2019

With nearly 2 million page views in 2018, our learning section has gone from strength to strength this year and has seen a 20.5% increase in page views compared with 2017.

Most popular articles from Your RPS in 2018

Posted by: Corrinne BurnsMon, 14 Jan 2019

It’s been a busy year for the Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS). The Society co-hosted the 2018 International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP) Congress, which saw more than 3,000 delegates from 107 countries gather in Glasgow during 2–6 September. The Society used the congress to launch its professional development core curriculum, the product of five years’ work to help support pharmacists through their career development.

Most popular research briefings of 2017

Posted by: Julia RobinsonThu, 21 Dec 2017

Catch up on this year’s most read clinical trial stories, many of which cover important research into adverse effects of commonly used drugs.

Most popular learning and CPD articles of 2017

Posted by: Natasha LeesonWed, 20 Dec 2017

Catch up with the best peer-reviewed learning and CPD articles from 2017 to boost your pharmacy practice.

Clinical Pharmacist’s top five research articles of 2017

Posted by: Michael DowdallWed, 20 Dec 2017

Most-read articles from our journal on evidence-based pharmacy practice, therapeutic areas, and the latest advancements in drug development and medical interventions.

Most popular careers articles of 2017

Posted by: Angela KamWed, 20 Dec 2017

Showcasing the individuals challenging the traditional pharmacy roles of today and redefining the careers of the pharmacy team of tomorrow.

Most popular opinion pieces of 2017

Posted by: Abigail JamesTue, 19 Dec 2017

Tthe top five most-read opinion pieces from The Pharmaceutical Journal and Clinical Pharmacist suggest that resilient pharmacists have been improving their knowledge of medicines and helping patients achieve the best outcomes.

Top five infographics in The Pharmaceutical Journal in 2017

Posted by: Dawn ConnellyTue, 19 Dec 2017

A summary of the top five infographics published in The Pharmaceutical Journal in 2017, as well as an infographic on aspirin published in 2014, which continues to draw readers.

Top ten features in The Pharmaceutical Journal in 2017

Posted by: Dawn ConnellyTue, 19 Dec 2017

Most-read features, which include interviews with experts from relevant fields, published in The Pharmaceutical Journal in 2017.

Most popular articles from Your RPS in 2017

Posted by: Corrinne BurnsTue, 19 Dec 2017

Highlights of Royal Pharmaceutical Society news and events from 2017.

Record a copy of your CPD entry on

Posted by: Marcus ParkerTue, 13 Jun 2017

You can now record your CPD entry at the end of certain articles on Pharmaceutical Journal, which you can transpose to the General Pharmaceutical Council’s CPD website.

Clinical Pharmacist calls for papers on long-term conditions

Posted by: Michael DowdallTue, 7 Mar 2017

We are calling for article submissions that highlight best practice in relation to the management of long-term conditions.

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