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Medicine Supply Notification: Azathioprine 25mg tablets

The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has issued a medicine supply notification for Azathioprine 25mg tablets.

RPS welcome consultation on the role of community pharmacists

RPS England has welcomed a draft, quality standard consultation published today by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE), which calls to make better use of the skills of communi

RPS responds to consultation on Primary Care Networks

RPS England has responded to the NHS England and NHS Improvement consultation on draft service specifications to be delivered by Primary Care Networks (PCNs). We've long advocated for the increas

Joint Council for Cosmetic Practitioners (JCCP) And Committee of Advertising Issue New Enforcement Notice on the Advertisement of Prescription Only Medicines in Aesthetics

The Joint Council for Cosmetic Practitioners (JCCP), the Committee of Advertising Practice (CAP) and the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) have been working to strengthen and reinforce...

Class 4 medicines defect information: Advanz Pharma Zapain 30mg/500mg tablets (codeine phosphate/paracetamol)

Advanz Pharma has informed of a discrepancy on the product packaging for the batches of Zapain 30mg/500mg tablets listed within this alert. The discrepancy relates to “capsules” printed at

New NHS Consultant Pharmacist Post Approval Service

Today we have launched a new centralised post approval service for NHS consultant pharmacist posts in England and Wales. The initiative is outlined in new NHS guidanceon consultant pharmacists and wi

Membership Means More

RPS membership renewals begin today, Tuesday 14 January 2020. For everyone who uses Direct Debit it’s just another day – your membership renews automatically. For members renewing by oth

‘Pharmacy first’ vital for faster patient care, says RPS

Commentingon the news that more than 100,000 patients have had appointments with pharmacists as part of the Community Pharmacist Consultation Service (CPCS), Chair of the English Pharmacy Board Profes

Changes to our Regulations

The RPS Assembly have agreed that a number of amendments to ourRegulationswill be made. All changes are indicated in red and will take effect from 1 March. Members who wish to comment on these change

Supply Disruption Alert - Phenytoin Sodium NRIM 100mg capsules (Accord)

Accord will be....