On Saturday 12 February the RPS gave its views to BBC News on the upcoming licensing of herbal medicines.
Pharmacy Voice has welcomed the scaling back of the Vetting and Barring Scheme in England and Wales.
Changes to the scheme were introduced as part of the Protection of Freedoms Bill, which was published on 11th February. The changes mean, for example, that Medicines Counter Assistants will no longer have to register with the scheme.
Rob Darracott, chief executive of Pharmacy
A 34-year-old man has been sentenced at Southwark Crown Court to 12 months imprisonment, suspended for two years, for illegally supplying Class C controlled drugs and possessing Class C controlled drugs with intent to supply.
Steven Corbersmith of Frinton-on-Sea, Essex, was also given a six-month supervision order and an unpaid work (community order) of 100 hours.
Corbersmith was found to be dealing
A panel of experts in education in pharmacy and allied fields is being established to provide strategic and policy advice to the Royal Pharmaceutical Society.
Asthma UK has launched new resources specially designed to help people with learning disabilities manage their asthma.
The resources have been developed in partnership with people with learning disabilities and asthma, and through focus groups and discussions. They include a new booklet called All About Asthma, which explains the basics of the condition and what to do during an asthma