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An artist's impression of themes discussed at the RPS's inclusion and diversity workshop

Disability is often overlooked in inclusion and diversity planning, RPS workshop hears

11 NOV 2019

Disability is “frequently seen as being low down on the pecking order” when it comes to addressing inclusion and diversity, according to Adrian Ward, senior disability consultant for the Business Disability Forum.

GSK event report

Community pharmacy ‘must provide consistent care’ for cold and flu

24 SEP 2019

Bringing pharmacy representatives together to discuss the role community pharmacy teams have in cold and flu management.

image of RPS Herts and Beds event

We need to talk about severe mental illness, RPS Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire event hears

3 APR 2019

The average life expectancy of people with severe mental illness is 15–20 years shorter than those without and, to change this, we need to do things differently.

Dame Sally Davies, chief medical officer for England

RPS Science and Research Summit shines light on AMR and falsified medicines

22 FEB 2019

Topics discussed at the Royal Pharmaceutical Society Science and Research Summit included possible medicines shortages in the event of a no-deal Brexit, tackling antimicrobial resistance and the challenges of implementing the Falsified Medicines Directive.

Mair Davies, director for Wales

Welsh Pharmacy Board meeting: 17 January 2019

22 FEB 2019

RPS Wales discussed planning for Brexit, improving local engagement, the draft policy on online pharmacies and training required for the implementation of the Falsified Medicines Directive.

Alex MacKinnon, director of RPS Scotland

Scottish Pharmacy Board meeting: 23 January 2019

22 FEB 2019

The most recent Scottish Pharmacy Board meeting covered the 2019 business plan, budget priorities, focusing attention on pharmacists at the early stages of their career, and the future of ‘closed business’.

RPS English Pharmacy Board

English Pharmacy Board meeting: 31 January 2019

22 FEB 2019

The Royal Pharmaceutical Society’s (RPS’s) English Pharmacy Board (EPB) held its first meeting of the year on 31 January 2019, at the Society’s London headquarters.

RB panel discussion on pain

Pharmacists should do more to help patients with OTC analgesics, experts say

19 FEB 2019

Experts in pain management attended a round-table event to discuss how pharmacists and the pharmacy team can better support patients to self-manage acute pain with over-the-counter treatments.

Expert panel

Experts to develop referral pathway to aid joint pain management in community pharmacy

23 JAN 2019

Addressing the learning needs of pharmacy teams to enhance and standardise care of patients who present with joint pain in community pharmacy.

Richard Hain, consultant and lead clinician in paediatric palliative medicine in Wales

'Good palliative care depends on pharmacy expertise', speaker tells Welsh Medicines Safety Conference

30 NOV 2018

“To avoid unnecessary suffering in children, doctors must have support from expert pharmacist colleagues,” Richard Hain, consultant and lead clinician in paediatric palliative medicine, told the Royal Pharmaceutical Society Welsh Medicines Safety Conference, held in Cardiff on 22 November 2018.

Ash Soni, president of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS)

Overview of the RPS Annual General Meeting 2018

26 JUL 2018

The Royal Pharmaceutical Society held its Annual General Meeting at the Society’s London headquarters on 21 June 2018.

Jacqueline Sneddon, chair of the RPS Antimicrobial Expert Advisory Group (left) with Hayley Wickens, consultant pharmacist in microbiology at University Hospital Southampton

RPS hosts workshop to increase pharmacists' confidence in antimicrobial stewardship

21 MAY 2018

A workshop from the Royal Pharmaceutical Society and the UK Clinical Pharmacy Association’s Pharmacy Infection Network is designed to help pharmacists lead antimicrobial stewardship in the multidisciplinary team. 

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