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‘Tax on the vulnerable’: Prescription charge to rise to £9.90 from May

RPS and CPE blast the Government's decision to implement the 25p increase.

04 Apr 2024 , 2 Min Article


MPs call for naloxone programme in England with pharmacy at its centre

Bring England in line with the devolved nations, Home Affair Committee urges in wide-ranging report

31 Aug 2023 , 1 Min Article

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NHS England commissions RPS to develop repeat prescribing guidance

Working group formed of RPS and RCGP will produce guidance to tackle overprescribing

14 Jun 2023 , 1 Min Article

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RPS refreshing Professional Standards for Homecare Services

RPS updating its framework which supports teams providing and commissioning homecare services

06 Jun 2023 , 1 Min Article

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Cancer & palliative care

RPS and Marie Curie collaborate on pharmacy end-of-life care

Community pharmacies can now sign up to the Daffodil Standards for end-of-life care.

22 May 2023 , 2 Min Article


RPS rejoins FIP more than a year after leaving

RPS president Claire Anderson said it decided to rejoin after listening to its members.

13 Mar 2023 , 1 Min Article