Learning

Fake news gets real

The profession needs to look to February 2019 in order to prepare fully for the implementation of the EU Falsified Medicines Directive (FMD).

Flu to form

Steve Ainsworth gives a timely reminder on just how dangerous flu can be.

Keeping those new year resolutions

It’s that time of year when customers will be vowing to make some changes. Many will focus on alcohol, exercise, weight loss and smoking cessation.

The Romans had a word for it

Steve Ainsworth traces the origins of a term now in everyday parlance

Signposting to first aid

First aid is an essential life skill, but many people (including healthcare professionals) aren’t always confident enough to deal with injuries and minor emergencies.

Animal magic

With April being ‘National Pet Month’, this is the ideal time to get the local independent pharmacy recognised as a pet health destination

A Guide to Change Management: embedding change

This CPD module is about embedding change. It explains the importance of embedding a change ethos

A Guide to Change Management: delivery and review

This CPD module is about delivery and review. It explains the importance of measuring and monitoring success.

A Guide to Change Management: capability and capacity planning

This module focuses on capability and capacity planning. It explains how to get the best out of your workforce.

A Guide to Change Management: Preparing for action

This CPD module is about preparing for action. It explains how to develop and put into practice a vision of your business journey.

A Guide to Change Management: preparing for change

This module looks at how pharmacists can prepare for the rapidly changing landscape around them.

A Guide to Change Management: Context for Change

This is the first in a series of articles about why and how independent pharmacists can adapt to the rapidly changing landscape around them.

Understanding competition law

Pharmacy lawyer Richard Hough explains how competition rules affect community pharmacy

Dispensing errors: reducing the risks

Gary Choo, Numark’s head of information services, explains how to minimise the risks associated with dispensing errors

Understanding the law around drugs and driving

Pharmacy law practitioner Richard Hough explains the implications of legislation around drugs and driving

Understanding the Data Protection Act

Pharmacy Law practitioner Richard Hough explains how to avoid common pitfalls of the Data Protection Act

The RPS Faculty

This CPD module looks at the Royal Pharmaceutical Society's Faculty.

Latest News

New app pushes self-care agenda

The app directs consumers to the pharmacy rather than the GP for common healthcare ailments.

RPS presses for better use of Pharmacy Integration Fund

The Fund should be used to accelerate referral to pharmacy schemes to help prevent readmissions into overstretched hospi...

Opinion

New app pushes self-care agenda

The app directs consumers to the pharmacy rather than the GP for common healthcare ailments.

Popular Features

Heat patch gives 24-hour relief

Cura-Heat Back and Shoulder pain heat patches provide heat for up to 12 hours.

Luigi Martini joins RPS as chief scientist

The RPS says he will make a significant contribution to the work of the professional body.

Benchmark survey: make your voice heard

ICP and CIG Research want to hear your views on the key issues affecting pharmacy in 2018.