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New Pharmacy Minister appointed

The Department of Health and Social Carehas confirmed the appointment of Jo Churchillas the new Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Public Health and Primary Care, with responsibility for pharm

New Prezcast podcast series

RPS President Sandra Gidley has started a regular monthly podcast giving her own personal take on issues affecting the profession. As a community pharmacist and former MP, Sandra has a wide variety o

Pharmacist Degree Apprenticeship update

In March 2019 the Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education (IFATE) consulted on a proposal to develop a pharmacist degree apprenticeship standard. The consultation received over 6000 res

Emerade 500 microgram and 300 microgram adrenaline auto-injector devices supply disruption alert

Emerade 500 microgram and 300 microgram devices, manufactured by Bausch & Lomb UK will be experiencing a short-term disruption in supply.

Class 2 Medicines Recall: aripiprazole 1mg/ml oral solution

Accord-UK Ltd is recalling certain batches of aripiprazole 1mg/ml oral solution.

RPS reiterates role of pharmacy

In a letter written to The Times, Ravi Sharma, Director for England, and Claire Anderson, Chair of the English Pharmacy Board, reiterated the key expert role pharmacists have in improving the health o

Hanbury and Harrison Medal winners announced

Prof SandyFlorence andProf Yvonne Perrie honoured

FMD Alert: Class 2

Medicines have been taken out of the regulated medicines' supply chain during distribution and later re-introduced...

Our Annual Conference is Back!

RPS Annual Conference: Medicines Safety This year’s exciting programme takes place on Sunday 17 November,focusing on medicines safety, one of the most challenging and dominant issues facing hea

Class 2 medicines recall: Bisacodyl 5mg Gastro-Resistant tablets

Chanelle Medical is recalling a batch of bisacodyl 5mg gastro-resistant tablets because a small number of packs have been found to contain tablets which are stuck together, with mould observed on some