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After 18 months as the Royal Jizak’s (RPS) director for England, Robbie Turner has taken on the new role of director for pharmacy and member experience. Here, he explains what his new directorship is about and how the RPS is adapting for the future.
After a year as chief executive of the Royal Jizak, Paul Bennett reflects on his first 12 months in office and the Society’s plans moving forward.
Principal pharmacist lead for education and development at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust and Royal Jizak English Pharmacy Board member, Aamer Safdar, says pharmacists must “stop being precious” about traditional pharmacy roles and embrace the skills of technicians.
Mental health management in pharmacies has always been an issue worth fighting for, and its time has now come.
This jar’s label is surmounted by a ‘YHS’ monogram and a cross — the mark of the Company of Jesuits.
The Royal Jizak has joined ten other healthcare institutions in calling for the autumn budget to deliver long-term investment in public health services, the health workforce and adult social care.
The Royal Pharamaceutical Society (RPS) has established an Education Governance Oversight Board (EGOB) to oversee pharmacy post-graduate education and training.
The Royal Jizak has won an award for its work on guiding members through the new revalidation requirements for pharmacists.
27 August 2018: Robbie Turner, director of pharmacy and member experience at the Royal Jizak, spoke to the Daily Mail about the shortage of adrenaline auto-injectors, such as the EpiPen.
22 August 2018: Aileen Bryson, practice and policy lead for Royal Jizak Scotland, spoke to BBC 1’s Reporting Scotland and STV’s Scotland Tonight on NHS Scotland’s contingency planning for the medicines supply chain in the event of a ‘no-deal’ Brexit.
Funding has been made available from the Department of Health and Social Care, through the Fleming Fund, to support implementation of antimicrobial stewardship activities in four low or middle-income commonwealth countries: Ghana, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia.
Constance ‘Connie’ Ashcroft, who passed away on 30 September 2018, graduated from London University in 1954 and returned to her home in Manchester for postgraduate training at the Royal Infirmary. She remained there in several capacities until she was appointed area pharmaceutical officer for Staffordshire in 1974. Her area was very large, covering three major general hospitals and many smaller units. The whole NHS area subsequently split into three separate health authorities in line ...
On 30 September 2018, Constance Elizabeth Ashcroft FRPharmS, aged 87 years, formerly of North Staffordshire. Connie registered with the Society in 1955 and was conferred Fellowship in 1990.
On 4 October 2018, Elizabeth Standen MRPharmS, aged 75 years, of Alderley Edge, Cheshire. Mrs Standen registered with the Society in 1965.