Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS) - News updates

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Unused medicines and expiry dates

RPS President Ash Soni and Director of Pharmacy and Member Experience Robbie Turner hit the airwaves today fronting BBC radio interviews to talk about patients who do not finish their course of medici

RPS England Board Meeting - June update

RPS England Board Chair Claire Anderson comments on the highlights of the Junemeeting. “During my first meeting as chair, I was delighted with the energy and enthusiasm of the Board, including

Supply status of Epipen 0.3mg and 0.15mg adrenaline auto-injectors

Mylan’s manufacturing partner Meridian Medical Technologies, a subsidiary of Pfizer that manufactures EpiPen, has experienced recent manufacturing challenges which resulted in interruptions in t

RPS English Pharmacy Board elects Claire Anderson as Chair

Claire Anderson, Professor of Social Pharmacy at the University of Nottingham, has been elected as Chair of the RPS English Pharmacy Board. She takes over from Sandra Gidley, who has stepped down from

RPS In Your Area

The way we connect with our members on a local level has changed. Working with our most active groups we’ve created new In Your Area pages to showcase all the support local groups provide to our

Disopyramide 100mg/150mg capsules supply disruption

Disopyramide 100mg/150mg capsules supply disruption...

Yellow Card reporting falls

The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has reported a fall in the number of suspected adverse drug reactions (ADRs) reported to the Yellow Card Scheme in 2018 from key reporter

Class 2 Medicines Recall: Paracetamol 500mg tablets

M & A Pharmachem is recalling certain batches of paracetamol 500mg tablets. A small number of pots from each batch have been found to contain discoloured tablets due to fungal contamination. The

Two new local coordinators in Scotland

We are delighted to announce that we have two new local coordinators in Scotland. After stepping down from their posts in Grampian and Tayside, Lola Dabiri and Ian Duncan were recently replaced by Sa

RPS England talks to MPs about the NHS Long-Term Plan

English Pharmacy Board Chair Sandra Gidley spoke alongside pharmacy colleagues from the National Pharmacy Association and the Company Chemists’ Association during a Pharmacy APPG session yesterd