Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS) - News updates

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Pharmacy's role in reducing harm from drugs

We are calling on the Scottish Government, pharmacy organisations, contractors and members of the profession to work together to reduce harm from drugs and improve the health of people who use drugs.

RPS wins e-portfolio training contract

RPS has been awarded a contract to deliver a new e-portfolio for HEE’s Trainee Pharmacist Foundation Year Programme. The e-portfolio will enable trainees to document their learning and developm

RPS responds to NHS Data Strategy survey

RPS England has responded to the NHSX survey on the draft Data Strategy for Health and Social Care. We strongly support the development of this data strategy for England and welcome the wider sharing

RPS England welcomes appointment of Amanda Pritchard

RPS welcomes the news that Amanda Pritchard has been appointed as the first female chief executive of NHS England. Ms Pritchard, who is currently NHS England's chief operating officer, will start

Join our Membership and Fellows committees

We’ve got opportunities for you to help guide and support us in our decision-making through our Membership committee and Panel of Fellows. There are now vacancies in both of these committees an

RPS England urges Government to think again on COVID-19 vaccine indemnity

RPS England has called on the Government to review a decision to discontinue state-backed indemnity for community pharmacists delivering COVID-19 vaccinations in England. RPS England Chair Thorrun Go

Next steps following updated JCVI guidance in relation to COVID-19 vaccinations for children and young people

NHS England and NHS Improvement has issued a letter detailing next steps following updated JCVI guidance in relation to COVID-19 vaccinations for children and young people. The letter includes informa

RPS and NHS join forces to support colleagues abroad during Covid crisis

The Royal Pharmaceutical Society and NHS England have come together to support countries in the fight against Covid-19. RPS and NHS England are working with pharmacy colleagues internationally in cou

The new RPS MEP is out today

Edition 44 of RPS Medicines, Ethics and Practice is now available, with new sections responding to current events alongside essential guidance to help pharmacists resolve everyday issues and practice

COVID Pass/record of your coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccination status

Pharmacy teams may be asked by members of the public about how to obtain a COVID pass or a record of coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccination status. Information on this can be found on the following webpag