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The Royal Pharmaceutical Society’s inclusion and diversity co-ordinator, Amandeep Doll, reveals what the RPS aims to do with its inclusion and diversity strategy over the next five years.
On 1 August 2020, the first cohort of provisionally registered pharmacists started to practise. Those who find themselves, involuntarily, pioneering this new system will need plenty of support as they navigate the months ahead. Helen Chang, head of professional development at the Royal Pharmaceutical Society, explains how the Society can help provisionally registered members as they begin their careers in these most unusual of times.
The Commonwealth Pharmacists Association is a registered charity that advances health, promotes wellbeing and improves education for the benefit of people of the Commonwealth — a group of people accounting for around a third of the world’s population.
Tony Scully, a publishing director at the Royal Pharmaceutical Society with responsibility for The Pharmaceutical Journal and a portfolio of other editorial products, discusses the evolution of The Pharmaceutical Journal, future plans and how we are supporting pharmacists during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Royal Pharmaceutical Society and other bodies have developed a joint set of principles to improve inclusion, diversity and belonging in pharmacy.
The Royal Pharmaceutical Society and the British Pharmaceutical Students’ Association have pressed the General Pharmaceutical Council to announce a date for the 2020 registration assessment.
Pharmacists and GPs should work together to make sure as many people as possible get their flu vaccination this winter, the Royal Pharmaceutical Society and the Royal College of General Practitioners have said.
A pharmacist has been brought in to strengthen recruitment of black, Asian and minority ethnic patients to one of the major UK-based COVID-19 trials.
On 14 October 2020, Margaret Joyce Drewry MRPharmS, aged 80 years, of Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire. Mrs Drewry registered with the Society in 1961.
On 24 September 2020, Derek John Moore, aged 79 years, of Bodmin, Cornwall. Mr Moore was a former member of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society.
On 24 September 2020, Ann Davidson MRPharmS, aged 81 years, of Oxford. Mrs Davidson registered with the Society in 1962.
On 24 May 2020, Chandrakant Maganlal Vyas MRPharmS, aged 75 years, of County Dublin, Ireland. Mr Vyas registered with the Society in 1974.