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National Patient Safety Alert: NovoRapid PumpCart in the Roche Accu-Chek Insight insulin pump

The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has published a National Patient Safety alert for the NovoRapid PumpCart prefilled insulin cartridge in the Accu-Chek Insight Insulin pum

Ophthalmic Pharmacist, Clinical Management Guideline review group

The College of Optometrists is looking for an ophthalmic pharmacist to join their Clinical Management Guidelines review group to ensure that they are up-to-date, evidence based and accessible. Furthe

RPS England responds to NHS primary care report

Commenting on the publication of the Fuller Stocktake report, ‘Next steps for integrating primary care’, RPS England Chair Thorrun Govind said: “Today’s report is a significant

Class 4 Medicines Defect Information: Orifarm UK Ltd, Loprazolam 1mg Tablets

Orifarm UK have informed the MHRA of an error with the Patient Information Leaflet (PIL) packaged within the packs of certain batches. The product name stated in the heading of the PIL has been spelt

New RPS Fellows 2022

The RPS Panel of Fellows has designated the following 13 members as Fellows of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society for Distinction in the Profession of Pharmacy. Being appointed a Fellow of the Royal Ph

Class 2 Medicines Recall: hameln pharma ltd, Water for Injections BP – 100ml vial

Following further investigations, hameln pharma ltd are recalling specific batches of products in addition to the batch recalled on 15 February 2022. This recall is conducted as a precautionary measur

Please share your equality, diversity and inclusion data with us

Our annual survey giving you the opportunity to share your equality, diversity and inclusion data is now live! The survey collects data on race, sex, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion

RPS England tells MPs support for workforce is crucial

Director for England Ravi Sharma spoke to MPs in Parliament today at the Health and Social Care Select Committee’s inquiry on workforce. Alongside a panel of professional leadership bodies, he

RPS announces Harrison Memorial Medal winner

Professor Abdul Basit has been awarded the RPS Harrison Memorial Medal by RPS. The Harrison Memorial Medal is awarded every two years, in memory ofthe distinguished pharmaceutical chemist Col EF Harr

Raising concerns - updated pharmacy guide

Do you and your teams feel confident in raising a concern when things go wrong? As a pharmacist, you and your teams have a professional duty to report any concerns and speak up when things go wrong.