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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.
Ash Soni has announced his decision not to stand for re-election as president of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society when his current term comes to an end on 18 July 2019.
As a neurology specialist pharmacist, Royal Pharmaceutical Society Fellow Janine Barnes has dedicated her working life to highlighting Parkinson’s disease and why pharmacists must be involved in its management.
Chair of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society’s English Pharmacy Board, Claire Anderson, speaks about the problems facing pharmacy and what the board will do to overcome them.
Guidance on the sale and supply of medicinal cannabis and cannabidiol oils is one of several new additions to the 43rd edition of Medicines, Ethics and Practice.
The Royal Pharmaceutical Society Welsh Pharmacy Board meeting included the election of a new chair and vice chair, updates on several consultation responses and the e-cigarette policy, while guest speakers talked about advanced therapies.
The Royal Pharmaceutical Society’s English Pharmacy Board elected a new chair and vice chair, and heard updates on the publication of the cannabidiol oil guidance document and the Society’s three-tier response to the ‘NHS Long Term Plan’.
The latest meeting of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society Scottish Pharmacy Board included updates on mental health and e-cigarette policies, as well as agreeing in principle to a non-members fee for RPS Local events.
On 9 August 2019, Betty Carnegie “Monty” Montgomery, aged 82 years, of Glasgow. A former member of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society, Mrs Montgomery registered with the Society in 1960 and was designated Fellow in 1983. She was elected to the Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain’s Scottish Executive in 1975 and chaired the Scottish Executive from 1984 until 1986.
On 25 March 2019, Ian Herbert Hamilton MRPharmS, aged 85 years, of Stranraer, Wigtownshire. Mr Hamilton registered with the Society in 1963.
On 20 June 2019, John Wyn Hughes MRPharmS, aged 88 years, of Wrexham, Clwyd. Mr Hughes registered with the Society in 1952.
Stuart was brought up in Dundee and attended the Morgan Academy. During his time at school, he was the boys’ school captain, captain of rugby, secretary of the literary and debating society, captain of athletics, and church organist and choirmaster. The son of a pharmacist, he attended the Heriot-Watt School of Pharmacy where he met his future wife, Judy, whose pharmacy practice has been in hospital, community and editorial pharmacy roles. While still a student, Stuart was commissioned ...