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The Royal Pharmaceutical Society’s ‘Up close and medical’ event on 26 October 2019 invited visitors to gain a better understanding of the history of pharmacy.
Having dedicated his working life to improving equality in the workplace, Asif Sadiq hopes that the RPS’s newly launched inclusion and diversity strategy will create a true sense of belonging across the Society.
Portfolio pharmacist Brendon Jiang speaks of his ambitions for the sector as a new member of the English Pharmacy Board.
As former chair of the English Pharmacy Board, newly elected president Sandra Gidley says she is in a great place to engage with members and continue steering the Society’s work to raise pharmacy’s profile in the wider healthcare sector.
The Royal Pharmaceutical Society in Scotland has moved to its new home on Melville Street, Edinburgh.
Therapy needs to become more proactive and less “casualty-based” as more people live to an advanced age, Gino Martini, chief sceintist at the Royal Pharmaceutical Society has said.
Many caricatures were published during the 1830s ridiculing James Morison’s ‘Universal Pills’, including this example by an unknown artist in which a man has sprouted a carrot for a nose after taking one too many.
The Royal Pharmaceutical Society’s 2019 annual conference is now fully booked, but a waiting list has opened for those still interested in attending.
Terry registered as a pharmacist in 1955 and, throughout his long and varied career within the profession of pharmacy, he was always one of its principle protagonists. He began his academic career in 1957 as a lecturer in microbiology at the Welsh School of Pharmacy, and progressed to become senior lecturer in pharmacognosy and head of the Pharmacognosy department. He gained his MPharm in 1960 for work on the pharmacognosy of certain species of Strychnos.
On 13 October 2019, Terence Dudley Turner OBE, aged 90 years, of Cyncoed, Cardiff. A former member of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society, Professor Turner was conferred as Fellow in 1976.
It was with great sadness that we learned of the passing of James Arnold Stead, formally head of pharmaceutical development at Roussel Laboratories, Swindon, following a short illness.
On 16 October 2019, James Arnold Stead, aged 78 years, of Swindon, Wiltshire. Dr Stead was a former member of The Royal Pharmaceutical Society. The funeral will take place at Kingsdown Crematorium, Swindon, on Friday 8 November 2019 at 14:15. This notice was corrected on 6 November 2019 to reflect that Dr Stead was aged 78 years in October 2019.