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Jeremy Macdonald: 'The data we collect are critical to understanding how people are using our services'
Jeremy Macdonald speaks to The Pharmaceutical Journal about his newly expanded role and how his team uses technology to understand and respond to the needs of Royal Pharmaceutical Society members.
In the first of a series profiling individual Royal Pharmaceutical Society members who are doing great work, Chris Roberts, medicines management lead for the award-winning Fleetwood Primary Care Home, tells Corrinne Burns how pharmacists, their colleagues and the town’s residents are working together to help patients take control of their health.
Sibby Buckle, vice chair of the English Pharmacy Board, recently spoke alongside Gino Martini at a meeting of the Conservative Science and Technology Forum. Here, she expands upon some of the ideas proposed at the meeting.
Hemant Patel, a member of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society English Pharmacy Board, shares his personal views on comments made by Keith Ridge, England’s chief pharmaceutical officer, in an interview with The Pharmaceutical Journal
The Palliative Care Formulary is now available on MedicinesComplete, following the Royal Pharmaceutical Society’s acquisition of its publisher, PalliativeDrugs.com, in August 2018.
UK needs far greater investment into diabetes research, Diabetes UK head of research says at RPS/UCL New Year lecture
The UK is a world leader in diabetes research, but urgently needs greater investment to translate that innovation into clinical practice.
With one month to go until the Falsified Medicines Directive goes live, the Royal Pharmaceutical Society has published practical guidance to help pharmacists meet the Directive’s requirements.
The Health and Care Professions Council is consulting on proposals to adopt the Royal Pharmaceutical Society’s Prescribing Competency Framework as the prescribing standard for all the professions it regulates.
On 2 January 2019, Jean Hetherington (formerly Wadge), aged 85, of Bramhope, Leeds. Mrs Hetherington began her career as a hospital pharmacist in County Durham, before moving to Sheffield. On her marriage to Colin, the couple moved to Wakefield and then to Leeds where Mrs Hetherington worked as a locum pharmacist in many private pharmacies. She was a great support to her husband while he was president of both the Guild of Hospital Pharmacists and the European Association of Hospital ...
On 21 May 2018, Ian Domville MRPharms, aged 66 years, of Ormskirk, Lancashire. Mr Domville registered with the Society in 1978.
Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS) membership renewals are now open for 2019.
On 15 December 2018, Brenda Mary Ecclestone, aged 84 years, of Stroud, Gloucestershire. Mrs Ecclestone registered with the Society in 1957 and left in 2018.