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Neal Patel, head of corporate communications for the Royal Pharmaceutical Society talks to Corrinne Burns about how he got into the job, with the message to every practising pharmacist interested in engaging with the media that they have a story to tell.
The Museum was set up to be a scientific reference resource of materia medica for students of the Society’s newly established School of Pharmacy.
The RPS needs to be more engaged with the membership in order to increase voter turnout, says English Pharmacy Board member Sid Dajani.
The problem of dwindling treatment options for gonorrhoea is complicated because there are very few new antibiotics in development. Stewardship of our remaining antibiotic resources is now more urgent than ever.
The over-consumption of food and alcohol were popular subjects for caricaturists in the early 1800s.
Medicines Safety Conference: 29 November 2017 Subscription
Welsh pharmacists will soon be able to access the Welsh GP record, Vaughan Gething, Welsh cabinet secretary for health, wellbeing and sport told delegates at the 7th RPS Medicines Safety Conference on 29 November 2017
Six pharmacy researchers will share more than £80,000 of funding awarded by Pharmacy Research UK
The Royal Pharmaceutical Society’s director for England has written to all sustainability and transformation partnership leads across England, urging them to include pharmacists in secondary care plans
How pharmacists tackle antimicrobial resistanceSubscription
13 October 2017: Following a warning by Sally Davies, chief medical officer for England, of an “impending antibiotic apocalypse”, members of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS) took to the airwaves to explain what antibiotic resistance means and what measures are needed to tackle it. Ash Soni, president of the RPS, appeared on the BBC’s News Channel and LBC Radio, and GP pharmacist and RPS member Helen Kilminster spoke on BBC1’s Victoria Derbyshire programme. Kilminster explained ...
Pharmacists vital in urgent and emergency careSubscription
13 October 2017: Reacting to the news that more physician associates will be trained and employed in A&E departments, Ash Soni, president of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society, wrote to The Times to outline the important role pharmacists play in urgent and emergency care. “With winter pressures upon us and the NHS creaking at the seams, the time to capitalise on the pharmacy workforce is now,” Soni wrote.
Deaths: Ellis Brock Subscription
On 24 October 2017, Ellis Brock MRPharmS, aged 82, of Cambridge. Mr Brock registered with the Society in 1958.
Deaths: Thomas Anthony Sharkey Subscription
On 19 October 2017, Thomas Anthony Sharkey, aged 87, of Sudbury, Suffolk. Mr Sharkey registered with the Society in 1951 and left in 2016.
Deaths: Meriel Pope Subscription
On 22 November 2017, Meriel Pope MRPharmS, aged 57, of Peterborough, Cambridgeshire. Ms Pope registered with the Society in 1982.
Deaths: Daniela-Ianca KelemenSubscription
On 11 September 2017, Daniela-Ianca Kelemen MRPharmS, aged 44, of Blofield, Norfolk. Mrs Keleman registered with the Society in 2016.