Prescriptions for opioid painkillers have risen in England by almost 80% over the past decade according to the latest Prescription Analysis Data from NHS Digital. GPs in England prescribed 23.8 millio
RespondingNHS England’s announcement it will fund180 pharmacists and 60 pharmacy technicians to work in care homes RPS England Board Chair Sandra Gidley said:
““Our overstretched NH
Nominations for the RPS National Pharmacy Board elections are now open. Nominating yourself is a great opportunity to get your views heard and make a difference.
The RPS National Pharmacy Boards pr
Applications are invited for Chief Pharmaceutical Officer’s Clinical Fellow Scheme 2018/19.
The scheme provides early-career pharmacists with a unique opportunity to gain experience and insight
Consultation seeks views on education and training of pharmacist independent prescribers
The General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) is consulting until 6 June 2018 on standards for the initial education and training of pharmacist independent prescribers.
The consultation highlights that pharmacist independent prescribers are already playing a vital role in delivering high-quality care to people using the health services of Great Britain, and that their roles are continuing to broaden and develop.