Corrinne Burns is our Royal Pharmaceutical Society Correspondent
The Co-operative Group is to trial what it says is the first click-and-collect ‘Amazon-style’ locker service for medicine prescriptions in the UK.
Ravi Sharma joined the Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS) in November 2018, taking over from Robbie Turner as director for England. Here, Sharma talks to Corrinne Burns about the NHS’s long-term plan, upcoming campaigns, and seeing pharmacists “get the recognition they deserve”.
Community pharmacy in Scotland will receive an extra £2.6m in funding in the 2019/2020 financial year, matching the increase it was awarded in the previous year.
Recent blog posts
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.
Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) can be an added stressor to an already challenging job in pharmacy. Corrinne Burns caught up with pharmacists living with symptoms of the condition to find how they manage them.
Pharmacists should take advantage of Pharmacist Support’s free wellbeing workshops, which cover time management, stress management and building resilience.