157 results found for: RPS

"A pharmacy without a pharmacist is a shop"

RPS president Martin Astbury warns against any liberalisation of pharmacy's supervision requirements

Community pharmacy shares its 'Forward View'

Pharmacy Voice and PSNC have published their shared vision for the community pharmacy of the future

Astbury returns as RPS president

Martin Astbury has been elected president of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society

RPS tackles over-prescribing of psychotropic drugs

The RPS has pledged to tackle over-prescribing of psychotropic drugs to people with learning disabilities

Nuffield: make more use of pharmacists

New report says more use needs to be made of pharmacists to increase capacity in the health service

NHSE to create 1,500 extra pharmacist jobs in general practice

NHS England has announced a £112m investment into creating an extra 1,500 pharmacist jobs in general practice

BPSA and RPS launch pre-foundation programme

The BPSA and RPS are to develop a pre-foundation programme for pharmacy students and pre-registration trainees

RPS survey illustrates value of pharmacists

A survey by the RPS provides a fascinating insight into what pharmacists do on a daily basis

New RPS proposals for Pharmacy Integration Fund

The RPS is calling for the Pharmacy Integration Fund to be used to develop new roles for pharmacists in direct patient care.

Caring for the care homes

Pharmacists could make a huge difference to the quality of life of care home residents, according to the RPS.

Variations in care and costs must be cut

Huge variations in standards of care and expenditure that exist across the health service are unwarranted.


By Sandra Gidley, chair of the English Pharmacy Board. The Society has made it clear in all discussions with Government that it thinks the 6 per cent cut in funding is shortsighted. It is undoubtedly a difficult time for community pharmacy at the moment following the announcement of a 6 per cent cut in funding. I have real concern how this will affect staffing levels and opening hours of pharmacies, which will make it harder for pharmacists to care for patients and the public.

RPS releases summary care record decision tool

The RPS has produced a decision tool for community pharmacists accessing the summary care record.

PV supports Society's care home campaign

Closer cooperation between care homes and community pharmacies is "an unmissable opportunity", says PV.

All care homes need a pharmacist, says new report

Pharmacists should oversee the whole medicines management process in all care homes, says the RPS.

Sector responds to Government's pharmacy plans

PV and RPS respond to the Government’s plans for community pharmacy, following an initial stakeholder briefing.

RPS "concerned" about impact cuts may have on patient care

RPS makes call for Government "to invest in pharmacy" and is concerned about impact of funding cuts.

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