Dr Graham Stretch has been appointed as President of the Primary Care Pharmacy Association.
RPS President Ash Soni has announced he will not seek re-election as President at the RPS Assembly on July 18th.
Leadership, self-nominated awards and a healthy dose of self-promotion, here we go again… If you had the misfortunate to catch a bit of the Twitter over the past week you’ll be forgiven for thinking that pharmacy is comprised of a pile of leaders and a bunch of wanna be leaders hanging on every […]
The Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS) has published a new online guide to help pharmacists develop the leadership qualities needed to work at the local and regional level across different NHS systems in England. Aimed at pharmacists already in a leadership role or ready to take their first steps into system leadership, the resource […]
Ade Williams on the intellectual challenges facing pharmacy, why community matters and hope for the future
Elen Jones has been appointed as the new RPS Director for Wales. This role is accountable for national policy development, professional advocacy and member engagement across Wales, in partnership with the Welsh Pharmacy Board.
Skills for Health has announced that a new qualification for pharmacy technicians has been submitted to the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC). Commissioned by Health Education England (HEE), the development has brought together seven organisations to collectively develop a new level 3 diploma for the pharmacy technician workforce. The qualification development commenced in March 2018 […]
The Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS) has announced the nominations for this year’s RPS National Pharmacy Board elections in England, Scotland and Wales. The Scottish Pharmacy Board election candidates are as follows: Brian Addison William Bishop Kathleen Cowle Omolola Dabiri David Henry John Mcanaw The English Pharmacy Board election candidates are as […]
I think we are losing, and therefore missing out on many potential great female leaders in pharmacy.
So cards on the table straight off the bat. I reckon there is a cultural or psychological confidence issue with women here. I think during their career most women will not put themselves forward unless they are sure of a positive outcome but men, on the other hand, are much more likely to ‘give it a punt’.
Seema Kennedy MP was appointed as a Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Department of Health and Social Care this week. As part of her new brief Ms Kennedy now has responsibility for pharmacy. This appointment comes after the recent resignation of the previous minister with responsibility for pharmacy Steve Brine MP. […]