RPS’s new home marks the start of a new era

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By RPS President Ash Soni

The move to our new offices at 66-68 East Smithfield marks an exciting new era for the Royal Pharmaceutical Society. The building is purposely designed to be a 21st Century building for a 21st Century royal society. It will showcase both our proud history and our contemporary leading role within the pharmacy profession. Read more RPS’s new home marks the start of a new era

Better use of repeat dispensing would improve patient care

Ash_Soni_0411By Ash Soni, Vice Chair of the English Pharmacy Board
The Government announced today that prescription charges in England will rise from £7.85 to £8.05 on 1st April.

A new report, Prescription Charges and Employment, from The Prescription Charges Coalition has found that the cost of prescription charges prevents over a third of people with long term conditions who pay for their prescriptions from taking their medicines as prescribed. Some face medicines poverty, having to choose between paying for their medication and household expenses such as food or heating. Read more Better use of repeat dispensing would improve patient care