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Atif Saddiq, the chair of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society’s recently established Early Careers Pharmacist Advisory Group, reveals his ambitions for the new venture.
Clare Morrison, the Royal Pharmaceutical Society’s new director for Scotland, talks us through her career Source: Source: Courtesy of Clare Morrison Clare Morrison says that taking on the Scotland brief ...
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.
Sunayana Shah, a Fellow of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society, has been appointed chair of the Society’s newly formed Industrial Pharmacy Advisory Group.
The Scottish Pharmacy Board discussed work on inclusion and diversity to encourage members to stand at the national pharmacy board elections, as well as careers support and ideas around changing the structure of board meetings.
Topics discussed at the latest English Pharmacy Board meeting included learnings from the COVID-19 pandemic, the Royal Pharmaceutical Society’s Action in Belonging, Culture and Diversity group and updates on education.
Discussions at the latest Welsh Pharmacy Board meeting revolved around how the Society can help promote independent prescribing pharmacists, the 2021 manifesto for the Welsh government elections and updates around science and research.
At the meeting held on 18 November 2020, Assembly members agreed that any national pharmacy board member whose term of office had originally expired in June 2020, but was then extended for a further year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, should, if elected to the board in 2021, only serve a term of office of two years.
In accordance with the powers vested in it, the panel of Fellows appointed under Section 4 of the Society’s Regulations has designated the following 30 members as Fellows of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society for Distinction in the Profession of Pharmacy: Gazala Akram Olutayo Moradeke Arikawe Anne Black Matthew John Boyd Arlene Christine Jean Brailey Esmita Charani Tania Cork Robert Davies Andrew ...
On 22 October 2020, Elizabeth Mary Hargreaves (known as Mary), aged 83 years, of Whitley Bay, Tyne and Wear. Mrs Hargreaves was a former member of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society.
I first met Tim Johnson in freshers week at Manchester University in 1972. We lived in the same hall of residence for the duration of our degrees and both completed our preregistration for Boots in south Manchester. We both served our complete careers for the “blue lozenge” also known as Boots; Tim was granted parole (i.e. retired) in 2013.