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RPS England champions pharmacists working with care homes to STPs

RPS England has been working to open doors for pharmacy by ensuringthe benefits the profession can bring are better understood within local and national NHS organisations. The third briefing in our s

RPS supports increased role of pharmacists in hospital discharge

A national review to evaluate the quality of hospital discharge in Wales has called for the introduction of ward-based pharmacists to help improve medication lists and the production of timely dischar

MHRA issues further information on valproate use by women and girls

The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has issued a video to help healthcare professionals in implementing the new 2018 regulatory measures, including the pregnancy prevention

Resources to support the safe and timely management of hyperkalaemia (high level of potassium in the blood)

NHS Improvement has issued a Patient Safety Alert to support the safe and timely management of hyperkalaemia.

Restrictions to the use of Esmya (ulipristal acetate) for the symptoms of uterine fibroids and the requirement to check liver function

The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has issued a letter for healthcare professionals - Esmya (ulipristal acetate) for symptoms of uterine fibroids: restrictions to use and r

Royal Pharmaceutical Society acquires Palliativedrugs.com

The Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS) is pleased to announce the acquisition of Palliativedrugs.com, the publisher of the Palliative Care Formulary and Introducing Palliative Care, key resources for

Membership Fees 2019

The RPS Assembly has agreed a 2.4% inflation-linked increase in membership fees for 2019 based on the Consumer Price Index at theend of May 2018. The new membership subscriptions that will take effec

“Good Care Starts with a Conversation” campaign launched by RPS in Scotland

The Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS) in Scotland has today launched its campaign ‘Good care starts with a conversation’, highlighting the crucial role pharmacists play in ensuring people

Department of Health and Social Care -The Cyrus Project - unsolicited packages

The Department of Health and Social Care has issued a Class 1 Chief Medical Officer Alert. An organisation identifying itself as ‘The Cyrus Project’ ...

Medical device recall: Durex condoms

The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has issued a recall for specific batches of Durex condoms because of a risk that the condom might tear or leak reducing its protection fr