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Royal Pharmaceutical Society

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RPS president urges Javid to support pharmacy prescribing in all settings

Claire Anderson has urged theGovernment to give pharmacists the resources and scope to prescribe.

RPS needs to emphasise value of EDI survey after low response

Response to the first RPS equality, diversity and inclusion survey too low to allow it to draw any conclusions

RPS opposes demands to stop GP pharmacist recruitment

Pharmacy professionals entitled to make their own career choices, says RPS Scotland.

RPS calls for dialogue between pharmacists & GPs

Thorrun Govind said a meeting was important for the different health professions “to understand each other’s perspectives".

Over 95% of items dispensed via EPS

Prescriptions sent via EPS account for more than 95 per cent of total items dispensed in England.

RPS chief slams Guido Fawkes over MP drugs article

RPS chief executive Paul Bennett has launched a scathing attack on the political website Guido Fawkes.

Thorrun Govind appointed EPB chair after RPS election

Community pharmacist Govind says she will use her media experience to connect with both RPS members and nonmembers.

Seven RPS Scotland members named Fellows

Seven Royal Pharmaceutical Society Scotland members have been awarded fellowships.

NPA and RPS celebrate milestone anniversaries

Both the National Pharmacy Association and Royal Pharmaceutical Society have begun celebrations for key milestones.

Let patients access their medical records on phones and tablets

As the NHS tackles a second wave of Covid-19, pharmacy access to patients’ medical records is vital, says Shanel Raichura.   

90% of pharmacists are at high risk of burnout

Seventy-two per cent of pharmacists say their work is having a negative impact on their mental health while nine-tenths are at high risk of burnout.

Money-saving RPS rewards scheme criticised on social media

A rewards scheme launched by the RPS to help members save money has been criticised on social media.

RPS does not know ethnic breakdown of membership

GDPR restrictions are reportedly stopping the professional body from understanding the ethnic breakdown of its membership. 

RPS: £180k directors’ remuneration was redundancies

The Royal Pharmaceutical Society says remuneration figures in its 2019 accounts relates to redundancies.   

RPS president apologises for comments on BAME discrimination

RPS president Sandra Gidley apologised for recent comments concerning efforts to tackle discrimination against BAME pharmacists.

Public should wear face coverings in pharmacies says RPS

Matt Hancock announced it will be compulsory for all hospital visitors and outpatients to wear face coverings “at all times”.

Pharmacy teams named as 'key workers' after backlash

Pharmacists and pharmacy staff members are to be explicitly named on the Government's list of ‘key workers’.

RPS calls for reversal in smoking services decline

RPS marks No Smoking Day issues with call for additional public health funding.

RPS president: Board members should have maximum term limits

RPS president Sandra Gidley says board members should be allowed to serve three non-consecutive three-year terms.

Online pharmacy can access SCR, Gidley says after codeine death

RPS president Sandra Gidley said online pharmacies can check medicines prescribed to patients after the death of a woman.

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