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Health bodies ask Hancock to stop Priadel withdrawal

Health leaders have written to Matt Hancock urging him to ensure patients continue to have access to bipolar disorder drug Priadel.

Hancock urged to allow pharmacists to amend scripts

Health bodies petition health secretary for change in the law to allow pharmacists to amend scripts when medicines out of stock.

Online CPCS workshops to start from next month

The RPS will run online workshops to help pharmacists improve face-to-face and remote discussions with patients.

RPS appoints new director in Scotland

The Royal Pharmaceutical Society has appointed Clare Morrison as its director in Scotland.

Pharmacy schools battling A-level uncertainty

Pharmacy schools report that they are struggling to respond to a “highly unusual situation” as students cope with A-Level fallout. 

RPS gives evidence to All-Party Parliamentary Group on Coronavirus

The RPS has provided evidence of pharmacy's role and needs to the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Coronavirus.  

Quarter of BAME pharmacists still awaiting Covid risk assessment

Almost a quarter of BAME pharmacists are still waiting for their employer to conduct a Covid-19 risk assessment, a new survey has found.

Brexit: Manufacturers told to stockpile once more

DHSC is once again asking suppliers to stockpile 6 weeks' supply of medicines.

NHS to train community pharmacists in mental health drive

The Government has announced plans to train and recruit 50 community-based mental health pharmacists in England as part of the new NHS People Plan.

Frustration over RPS decision on term limits

National Pharmacy Board members can serve a maximum of three terms of three years under new rules drawn up by the RPS.

Face coverings to be compulsory in Scottish pharmacies

From Friday it will be compulsory for members of the public to wear a face covering in community pharmacies in Scotland.

BAME staff still waiting for Covid risk assessment

More than two-thirds of BAME pharmacists and pre-reg trainees have not had workplace coronavirus risk assessments

RPS posts operating deficit for 2019 but revenue up

Total revenue up by £73,000 to £23.45m, with Pharmaceutical Press, at £17.82m, remaining by far the largest revenue earner

RPS publishes inclusion and diversity strategy

Long-awaited RPS strategy on inclusion and diversity outlines three priorities: to create a culture of belonging, champion inclusive leadership, and challenge inclusion and diversity barriers

RPS: Government must act on second BAME Covid report

EPB chair Claire Anderson urges the government to “urgently” act on a report on Covid-19`s impact on BAME communities.

RPS president apologises for comments on BAME discrimination

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

Pharmacy risk assessment survey launched

The Black Pharmacists Association and the Royal Pharmaceutical Society are investigating whether pharmacies are carrying out risk assessments.

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”.

Pharmacies get a further £50m cash advance from Government

Community pharmacies in England will receive a further £50m cash advance at the end of May to help keep the sector afloat amid severe cashflow worries.

RPS ‘disappointed’ pharmacies not included in PPE rollout

A new Government PPE portal allowing health and care workers to order supplies online is not yet open to pharmacy teams.

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