New public health standards: a milestone for pharmacy

Helen Gordonby Helen Gordon, Chief Executive, Royal Pharmaceutical Society

I am delighted to announce that the Royal Pharmaceutical Society has today published Professional Standards for Public Health Practice for Pharmacy.  This is an important milestone for the profession as although public health has been part of the core role of pharmacy practice for many years there have never before been a set of professional standards for the pharmacy profession.

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What 2014 has in store for pharmacy

jessby Jessica Sheridan-Sneyd

In last week’s blog I talked about some of the key achievements we saw in 2013. I now want to look forward across 2014 – because it’s going to be one busy year!

We will be continuing our work in many areas, pushing for developments in vital areas of practice and policy. You may already know that we’ve just launched our Foundation Pharmacy Framework, an invaluable resource designed to support foundation level pharmacists to develop professional skills and behaviours and practice safely and effectively in all areas of practice.

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