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  • Royal Pharmaceutical Society AGM: 29 April 2020

    The 2020 Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS) Annual General Meeting (AGM) will still be taking place.

  • Notice — 2020 National Pharmacy Board elections

    The process for elections to the Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS) National Pharmacy Boards for 2020 was launched on 13 March 2020, with the opening of nominations. These are due to close on 3 April 2020. However, as the COVID-19 pandemic is now established in the UK, there is considerable concern that pharmacists are expending all their energy on working to help combat this fast-moving crisis, supporting patients and members of the public. As a result, an election ...

  • Deaths: Angela Mary Fell

    On 18 March 2020, Angela Mary Fell MRPharmS, aged 79 years, of Grappenhall, Cheshire. Mrs Fell registered with the Society in 1966. 

  • Deaths: Harold Emmanuel Wolfe

    On 3 March 2020, Harold Emmanuel Wolfe MRPharmS, aged 82 years, of Barnet, Hertfordshire. Mr Wolfe registered with the Society in 1962. 

  • Tribute: Herbert Roy Broadbent

    By Martin Bennett

    Roy initially worked for Timothy Whites & Taylors in Wombwell, before taking up the position of managing director of Associated Chemists (Wicker) in Sheffield during the mid-1950s — a company that he continued to be involved with throughout his career as a director and as company secretary. He spent time with May and Baker as a pharmaceutical representative before buying a pharmacy on Badsley Moor Lane, Rotherham, in 1966, where he spent the remainder of his career. This was a traditional ..

  • National pharmacy board elections 2020

    Members are advised to take note of the deadlines for nominations and any subsequent elections to the Society’s national pharmacy boards.

  • Tribute: Martin Leonard Ibbitt

    By Shirley Ellis

    It was with great sadness that I heard of the death of Martin Ibbitt after a short illness. 

  • Tribute: Alan Ross

    By Steve Freeborn

    I was saddened to hear of the passing away of Alan Ross.

  • Deaths: John Mulrooney

    On 27 February 2020, John Mulrooney MRPharmS, aged 75 years, of Wanstead, London. Mr Mulrooney registered with the Society in 1983. 

  • Call for Society Fellowship Nominations

    The Panel of Fellows will be holding their next meeting in June 2020. Nominations for Society Fellowship must be received by the Secretary of the Panel of Fellows by 7 May 2020 to be considered at this meeting.

  • Deaths: Ramesh Ramji Raikundalia

    On 30 December 2019, Ramesh Ramji Raikundalia MRPharmS, aged 71 years, of London. Mr Raikundalia registered with the Society in 1980. 

  • Deaths: Manjit Singh Bahra

    On 21 February 2020, Manjit Singh Bahra MRPharmS, aged 63 years, of Maidenhead, Berkshire. Mr Bahra registered with the Society in 1982. 

  • Deaths: Rosemary Anne McGuinness

    On 24 January 2020, Rosemary Anne McGuinness MRPharmS, aged 65 years, of Liphook, Hampshire. Mrs McGuinness registered with the Society in 1976. 

  • Deaths: Gordon Winship Herdman

    On 1 August 2019, Gordon Winship Herdman FRPharmS, aged 90 years, of Tyne and Wear. Mr Herdman registered with the Society in 1950. 

  • Deaths: Herbert Roy Broadbent

    On 10 February 2020, Herbert Roy Broadbent, aged 91 years, of Barnsley, South Yorkshire. Mr Broadbent was a former member of the Society. 

  • Deaths: David McRobbie

    On 29 January 2020, David McRobbie MRPharmS, aged 70 years, of Coldstream, Berwickshire. Dr McRobbie registered with the Society in 1974. 

  • Deaths: Derek James Boobier

    On 22 December 2019, Derek James Boobier MRPharmS, aged 89 years, of Exeter, Devon. Mr Boobier registered with the Society in 1952.

  • Deaths: Irene Margaret Paterson Thomas

    On 12 February 2020, Irene Margaret Paterson Thomas MRPharmS, aged 84 years, of Livingston, West Lothian. Ms Thomas registered with the Society in 1962. 

  • Deaths: Malcolm Stewart Lyons

    Malcolm Stewart Lyons MRPharmS, aged 79 years, of London. Mr Lyons registered with the Society in 1962.

  • Deaths: Martin Ibbitt

    On 31 January 2020, Martin Ibbitt. A former member of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society, Mr Ibbitt registered with the Society in 1969 and, in 1975, was appointed as an inspector with the then Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain. 

  • Deaths: Penelope Anne Lye

    Penelope Anne Lye MRPharmS, aged 49 years, of Bath, Somerset. Mrs Lye registered with the Society in 1993. 

  • Deaths: Michael Joseph Busse

    Michael Joseph Busse MRPharmS, aged 87 years, of Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire. Mr Busse registered with the Society in 1957.

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