Gazette Notice — Changes to Governance Documents

The Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS) Assembly agreed, at the meeting held on 22 March 2018, that the following amendments to the Society’s Regulations will take effect from 8 June 2018. Any member who wishes to comment to the Assembly on the changes is asked to do so by 31 May 2018. Comments should be sent to


A new RPS Regulations document will replace the existing version. Schedules to the Regulations as a stand-alone document will be discontinued, with main relevant governance information incorporated into the new Regulations document. Any changes in fees and subscriptions must still be gazetted in draft for 60 days on the RPS website and in The Pharmaceutical Journal prior to adoption, in order for representations from the Membership to be solicited.

Code of Conduct

To be included as an appendix to the Regulations (Conduct Scheme for Members and Conduct Scheme for Members of Governance Bodies updated).

Governance Handbook

The Governance Handbook will be discontinued, with all relevant governance information being formally incorporated into the new Regulations document.


Last updated
The Pharmaceutical Journal, PJ, May 2018, Vol 300, No 7913;300(7913):DOI:10.1211/PJ.2018.20204610

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