Responding to media reports that implied all pharmacies in Wales would be supplying EHC free of charge from today the Royal Pharmaceutical Society has given interviews to BBC Wales in both Welsh and English, has taken part in radio phone in’s as well as appearing on ITV Wales this eve
PSNC has produced a new prescription charge card to be displayed in community pharmacies from April 2011.
The card reflects the increase of 20p to the NHS prescription charge in England, to £7.40 per prescription item, which was confirmed by Minister of State for Health, Simon Burns earlier this month.
The card was sent out with the March edition of the PSNC
Following a recent report into self-diagnosis kits by consumer organisation Which?, Diabetes UK has advised members of the public not to use them if they are worried they may have diabetes.
A number of potential problems with the kits was identified by the Which? study, such as them coming with badly written instructions or being difficult to use.
The kits looked at
The ‘Spam Donor’ is a campaign launched by Pfizer in partnership with the MHRA, the Patient’s Association, the Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS), HEART UK and Men’s Health Forum (MHF). The campaign report highlights the latest initiatives to crack-down on email spammers; carries impo
Since mid-January 2011, almost thirty thousand pharmacists have renewed their membership with the Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS).
As of Tuesday 29th March a total of 29,895 members had renewed their membership with the Society, of these 1,168 are retired and 2,455 currently live overseas.
Commenting on member renewals to date Martin Astbury, RPS President, said, “I want to thank every member that