The English Pharmacy Board (EPB) met for its first board meeting of the year on 26 January 2017, at the Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS)’s London headquarters in Wapping, east London.
Responding to the General Pharmaceutical Council’s discussion paper, the Royal Pharmaceutical Society has advocated for an active pharmacist independent prescriber (IP) to be involved in supervising IPs in training to enable more pharmacists to become prescribers.
The first Scottish Pharmacy Board (SPB) meeting of 2017 was held on 18 January 2017 at Holyrood House in Edinburgh.
The website says that it is likely that the EU’s Falsified Medicines Directive will come into effect before the UK leaves the EU
The British Oncology Pharmacy Association (BOPA), a charity of cancer specialist pharmacists, has backed the use of biosimilar monoclonal antibodies (MABs) as part of cancer treatment.