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  • Deaths: John Clarkson

    On 12 July 2019, John Clarkson MRPharmS, aged 82 years, of Preston, Lancashire. Mr Clarkson registered with the Society in 1961.

  • Deaths: David Ralph Hargreaves

    On 5 July 2019, David Ralph Hargreaves MRPharmS, aged 82 years, of Whitley Bay, Tyne and Wear. Mr Hargreaves registered with the Society in 1958.

  • Deaths: Christopher John Shewring

    On 29 June 2019, Christopher John Shewring MRPharmS, aged 82 years, of Sudbury, Suffolk. Mr Shewring registered with the Society in 1962.

  • Tribute: William Thomas Brookes


    I served with Bill on the Council of the Guild of Healthcare Pharmacists (GHP) and on Pharmaceutical Whitley Council in the 1980s where we, together with others, successfully negotiated the new flexible grading criteria for hospital pharmacists, as well as an emergency duty agreement.

  • Membership Committee

    The Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS) is seeking nominations for four members to serve on the Membership Committee and would like to invite you to put your name forward.

  • Panel of Fellows

    The Royal Pharmaceutical Society is seeking nominations for two candidates to serve on the Panel of Fellows, and is particularly interested in applications from Fellows who are based in Wales and those with a background in the science or industry sectors.

  • Deaths: Peter Hylands

    On 10 June 2019, Peter Hylands FFRPS, aged 72 years, of Cheltenham, Gloucestershire. Professor Hylands registered with the Society in 2011, becoming the first person to register under the  membership category of “pharmaceutical scientist”.

  • Deaths: Dayaram Mistry

    On 14 April 2019, Dayaram Mistry MRPharmS, aged 63 years, of Nottingham. Mr Mistry registered with the Society in 1980.

  • Deaths: Claire Marie Doyles

    On 16 June 2019, Claire Marie Doyles MRPharmS, aged 46 years, of North Ferriby, Hull. Miss Doyles registered with the Society in 1994.

  • Tribute: Olwyn Elizabeth Morris (née Robson)

    By , , Sheila Baldwin, Lynda Wainwright

    It is with deep sadness that we report the passing of our dear friend Olwyn Morris (née Robson).

  • Deaths: Olwyn Elizabeth Morris (née Robson)

    On 8 June 2019, Olwyn Elizabeth Morris MRPharmS, aged 62 years, of Willington, County Durham. Mrs Morris registered with the Society in 1979.

  • Tribute: Bill Brookes

    By Ronald Pate

    Bill Brookes was one of the profession’s greatest ambassadors, both in the UK and abroad. I worked with him in many areas, though most notably on the Guild of Healthcare Pharmacists (GHP) Council, where he fulfilled many posts — including that of president.

  • Tribute: Bill Brookes

    By Peter Matthews

    Bill was a close friend for over 50 years and I have written this to celebrate Bill as a person. I am sure others will describe his professional achievements.

  • Tribute: William 'Bill' Brookes

    By Bob Timson

    Pharmacists around the country will be deeply saddened at the news of the death of Bill Brookes. He was active in the profession over virtually the whole of his professional life, and was known widely but particularly in the NHS hospital pharmacy environs.

  • Deaths: William Thomas Brookes

    On 7 June 2019, William Thomas Brookes FRPharmS, aged 92 years, of Alsager, Staffordshire. Mr Brookes registered with the Society in 1950.

  • Deaths: Brian Bushby

    On 16 May 2019, Brian Bushby MRPharmS, aged 72 years, of Rotherham, South Yorkshire. Mr Bushby registered with the Society in 1973.

  • Deaths: Graham Bell

    On 17 May 2019, Graham Bell MRPharmS, aged 64 years, of Kettering. Mr Bell registered with the Society in 1979. He worked in both community and hospital pharmacy, and he was a longstanding member of Northamptonshire Local Pharmacy Committee (LPC), later Northamptonshire and Milton Keynes LPC.

  • New Society Fellows

    In accordance with the powers vested in it, the panel of Fellows, appointed under Section 4 of the Society’s Regulations, has designated the following 22 members as Fellows of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society for Distinction in the Profession of Pharmacy: Karen Claire Baxter Jennifer Margaret Boncey Anita Cawley Kai Loke Chan Joanne Lesley Craig Iain Telfer Scott Cunningham Cheryl Lesley Davis Geraldine Mary ...

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