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Sandra Gidley

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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 president apologises for comments on BAME discrimination

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

RPS: Pharmacists should be allowed to change scripts

The RPS wants medicines legislation to be amended so that community pharmacists can make changes to prescriptions.

RPS: Pharmacy staff covered by assault legislation

The Royal Pharmaceutical Society says all pharmacy staff are covered by the provisions of the Assaults on Emergency Workers Act 2018.

“Overwhelming” burnout threat facing 80% of pharmacists

Four-fifths of pharmacists are facing “overwhelming” workplace pressures, a survey of the profession indicates.

Make EHC available "without consultation" argues Royal College

EHC should be reclassified as GSL and “sold off the shelf without consultation,” the RCOG has said.

Interview: RPS president Sandra Gidley

Despite some negative headlines the Royal Pharmaceutical Society is fit for purpose and looking to the future, insists Sandra Gidley.

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.

Women pharmacists' organisation to merge into PDA

The NAWP – which had announced plans to dissolve – is to continue as part of the PDA from the beginning of next year.

Labour announces pledge to scrap prescription fees

Labour's plans would bring England in line with Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.

RPS launches inclusion and diversity programme

The RPS has launched the initiative to allow it to “better represent our membership and pharmacists everywhere".

Leaked no deal dossier warns of “severe” medicines delays

A leaked Government dossier suggests that medicines would be “vulnerable to severe extended delays”.

Breaking: Sandra Gidley elected RPS president

Sandra Gidley was elected president at today’s (Tuesday July 16) meeting of the RPS assembly.

Pharmacy minister reveals shortfall in OTC prescription savings

Savings from NHS England’s OTC prescription guidance appear to be falling far short of an expected target of up to £100m each year

Where next for the NHS Long-Term Plan?

By Royal Pharmaceutical Society England board chair Sandra Gidley As the dust settles from the publication of the long-awaited NHS Long-Term Plan, many across the profession will be looking to what it means in practice. There are certainly opportunities for pharmacy, but it would be fair to say some in the community sector will be wondering what happens next. Pharmacists certainly featured more than ever before and it was great to see NHS England recognise how central their skills will be to meeting its ambitions around patient safety and delivering better value from the billions of pounds spent on medicines each year.

NHS should be clear with pharmacists, says RPS chair

NHS policy makers should be clear with community pharmacists on their plans for the sector, Sandra Gidley told PM

Keith Ridge to lead NHS over-prescribing review

The review will look to address ‘problematic polypharmacy’ and the management of non-reviewed repeat prescriptions

Top tips for revalidation

If your GPhC registration is due for renewal by October 31 you need to revalidate now, says Sandra Gidley, chair of the RPS English Pharmacy Board

Matt Hancock replaces Jeremy Hunt as health secretary

Amid dramatic cabinet resignations, long-standing health secretary Jeremy Hunt has been promoted to foreign secretary and replaced by West Suffolk MP Matt Hancock

RPS condemns the cuts – again

The Royal Pharmaceutical Society in England has reaffirmed its opposition to the community pharmacy funding cuts

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