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Royal Pharmaceutical Society

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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.

Sandra Gidley: Technician membership issue “needs resolving”

RPS president Sandra Gidley said her views on pharmacy technician membership have “changed considerably".

RPS Assembly will discuss bullying policy, says president

Sandra Gidley took to Twitter this month to tell a pharmacist that the RPS' policy on bullying will be discussed by its Assembly.

Employers behind pharmacy apprenticeship pledge transparency

The employers behind a second pharmacy apprenticeship proposal identify themselves and set out steps to improve transparency.

Employers backing apprenticeships commit to transparency

The employers behind a second pharmacy apprenticeship proposal have identified themselves.

Interview: Liz Fidler

In her first interview since becoming APTUK president, Liz Fidler says greater awareness of her profession is needed.

APTUK president: I’d talk to members about joining RPS membership

Association of Pharmacy Technicians UK president Liz Fidler says she is willing to talk to members about RPS membership.

RPS calls for NHS-funded mental health support for all pharmacists

The RPS calls on the government to ensure all pharmacists have access to NHS-funded mental health support services.

PDA accuses RPS of failing to follow its rules over member’s complaint

The PDA's Mark Pitt has accused the RPS of failing to follow its own rules over the way it dealt with a complaint made by a member.

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