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Royal Pharmaceutical Society Faculty

Royal Pharmaceutical Society Faculty

The Faculty provides you with a way of identifying what you need to know at different stages of practice, across all sectors, allowing you to advance your professional practice. More importantly the Faculty recognises your development, allowing you to demonstrate to others your level of attainment and stage of development.

Icelandic pharmacists at FIP 2018

Icelandic pharmacists receive Faculty pins at FIP 2018

Five Icelandic pharmacists received their Faculty pins during a reception held by the Royal Pharmaceutical Society, on the third evening of the International Pharmaceutical Federation 2018 Congress.

A new strategic partnership has been agreed between the Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS) and the Order of Pharmacists of Lebanon (OPL)

RPS agrees partnership with Lebanese pharmacy association

Source: Courtesy of Mahendra Patel Left to right: Georges Sili, ...

Peter Kopelman and Christine Bond

Two new expert advisory boards for the RPS


Two new expert advisory boards have emerged from existing expert groups within the RPS: the Faculty and Research board and the Science and Research board.

RPS needs to focus more on the needs of its membersSubscription

By Alisdair Macintyre

So much of the work done by the Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS) is positive and I greatly appreciate this, but to retain and grow the membership, we must focus more on the needs and wants of the members. The work around the Faculty is a case in point. Most grassroots members I know can see no current value in joining and building a Faculty portfolio. With the introduction of General Pharmaceutical Council’s (GPhC) revalidation, members will look to the RPS for support.

Helping to better equip pharmacists from all backgroundsSubscription


It is vital as pharmacists we remain confident in practising to the highest standards at all times but also to be valued — more today than ever before.

Helen Gordon is departing as chief executive of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society

Q&A: Farewell to RPS chief executive, Helen GordonSubscription


After seven years in the pharmacy world, Helen Gordon is departing as chief executive of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society to enter pastures new at the Royal Society of Medicine. Here, she talks to Julia Robinson about her proudest moments and what advice she would give to her successor. 

Faculty handbook for pharmacists on the CPPE general practice pharmacist training pathway

RPS and CPPE launch Faculty handbook for practice-based pharmacistsSubscription


The Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS) and Centre for Pharmacy Postgraduate Education (CPPE) have published a Faculty handbook for pharmacists on the CPPE general practice pharmacist training pathway (GPPTP), ...

RPS Welsh Pharmacy Board

Welsh Pharmacy Board meeting: 2 February 2017Subscription


At the most recent RPS Welsh Pharmacy Board meeting, members discussed the future of local engagement in Wales and RPS Wales’ ongoing work with Welsh government and celebrated two more board member receiving their Faculty pins.

Mor on RPS Faculty

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