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New paper membership card from the RPS erodes its reputation


Whilst I understand the concerns raised, I really cannot see how a plastic card was needed to validate membership anyway. This can be easily viewed online as a means of demonstrating professional registration if needed, as can the list of registrants from the GPhC. It is naive to think this move has been made from a cost-saving point-of-view and clearly you have been burying your head in the sand for the last 12 months if you don't realise this is for environmental benefit. I was be very disappointed if I receive a plastic card next year but would be much happier with a digital form going forwards. The usage of all forms of plastic should be reviewed and where not absolutely necessary must be avoided. As a household where we are trying to avoid plastic at every opportunity, receiving unwanted plastic in the post is very frustrating! I am very pleased with the move, RPS. Glen Cooper, cardiac pharmacist, UH Bristol

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9 MAY 2019

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