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Concerns over restricting prescriptions

Restrictions on prescribing certain medicines for common conditions will exacerbate health inequalities and compromise NHS principles, says RPS

RPS speaks out on risks of no-deal Brexit

The RPS commented on the risks of any failure to secure a Brexit deal that ensured the "effective movement" of pharmaceutical products between the UK and the EU

Reissner: RPS public body status may impact legal case

David Reissner says it is “by no means clear” the RPS is a public body as Sid Dajani presses for a judicial review.

NPA chief: PCNs could leave “big hole” in sector

The clinical pharmacist role's expansion in PCNs could leave “a big hole” in community pharmacy, Mark Lyonette warns.

Dispensing error protection comes into force

After a lengthy campaign, a legal measure protecting UK community pharmacists from criminal prosecution for inadvertent dispensing errors has come into force

RPS England board member breaks rank to oppose ‘weak’ cuts stance

Board member Sultan ‘Sid’ Dajani has ‘broken rank’ to attack what he describes as the Society’s ‘weakness’ in addressing community pharmacy funding cuts

RPS tasked with analysing pharmacy technicians’ roles

The early career report was commissioned by the Association of Pharmacy Technicians UK and Health Education England.

Career Notes: André Yeung

Eight questions: LPN chair, DMIRS innovator and now English Pharmacy Board member André Yeung

RPS warns Boris Johnson of no deal flu threat

In a letter to Boris Johnson, health bodies said they were “unable to reassure patients" that Brexit wouldn't affect them.

RPS warns against dangers of DIY diagnosis

The RPS has released new survey findings documenting a growing trend of adults attempting to self-diagnose via websites and health apps

Alliance Healthcare’s Mike Smith celebrates 50 years in pharmacy

Regular P3 contributor Mike Smith said pharmacy's dedication to patient care has remained constant over his 50 years in the profession

Decriminalisation law due to come into effect in April

A legal defence against inadvertent dispensing errors is now closer to being signed into law, having been signed by the Privy Council

RPS launches inclusion and diversity programme

The RPS has launched the initiative to allow it to “better represent our membership and pharmacists everywhere".

Astbury returns as RPS president

Martin Astbury has been elected president of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society

Pharmacist organises the UK’s largest ever yoga class

UK pharmacist Raj Aggarwal OBE has organised the UK’s biggest ever yoga class in Cardiff on this year’s International Yoga Day (Sunday 25 June)

NAO investigates generic price hikes

Higher wholesaler margins and a fall in the value of sterling are among the factors cited as potentially contributing to the dramatic price hikes seen last year

Fraud investigation in 2019-20 will partly focus on contractors

The NHS Counter Fraud Authority says its investigation into fraud during 2019-20 will partly focus on pharmacy contractors

Landmark NHS 111 referral scheme to launch on October 29

The first details have been released about the Community Pharmacist Consultation Service.

Integrate pharmacists into diabetes care, says RPS

Pharmacists in all settings should be integrated into services aimed at preventing and managing type 2 diabetes.

RPS opens applications for chief executive post

Strong direction to drive the organisation towards strategic goals is required

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