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Chandni Umradia

Chandni Umradiacreated the topic: Dispensing errors in Community Pharmacy - Research Project

To all Community Pharmacists, Pharmacy Dispensers/Technicians and ACTs working in England! I’m a Healthcare & Design Student at Imperial College London looking to gather insights from community pharmacy dispensary staff on the topic of dispensing ...

3 weeks ago

Gideon Addo

Gideon Addocreated the topic: Work-related Stress In UK Community Pharmacy

Dear Colleagues, I am studying for a postgraduate degree at Warwick Uni and conducing a survey on "Work-related stress in UK Community Pharmacy" as part of the programme. I am seeking responses to this survey if you work in community pharma ...

1 month ago

Matthew Jones

Matthew Jonescreated the topic: Future of community pharmacy - research project

I help to supervise this PhD student at the University of Bath. She needs to interview a few more community pharmacists to finish her project - please Evina if you could help! Thank you.

2 months ago

Zoe Trinder-Widdess

Zoe Trinder-Widdesscreated the topic: Low dead space injecting equipment

Driving the use of safer low dead space injecting equipment among people who inject drugs

3 months ago

Sophie Kay

Sophie Kaycreated the topic: Research project evaluating the impact of sildenafil POM-to-P switch on community pharmacists

We are a group of 4th year MPharm students from the University of Bath conducting our final year research project. The aim is to explore and evaluate the deregulation of sildenafil from POM to P. This will help us identify any issues and barriers tha ...

4 months ago

Philip Rogers

Philip Rogerscreated the topic: Research project evaluating the impact of sildenafil POM-to-P switch on community pharmacists

We are 4th year MPharm students from the University of Bath conducting our final year research project under supervision of Dr Philip Rogers. The aim of our study is to explore and evaluate the deregulation of sildenafil from POM to P.The study will ...

4 months ago

Shivani  Patel

Shivani Patelcreated the topic: Carer Responsibilities and Career Progression in the Pharmacy Profession

We (Shivani Patel and Gemma Hopkins) are 4 th Year Pharmacy undergraduate students from the University of Birmingham conducting research under supervision of Dr Hannah Batchelor and Dr Sarah Pontefract. The rationale of this study is to determine whe ...

4 months ago

Ali Albasri

Ali Albasricreated the topic: £10 amazon voucher to complete a 10 minute survey - University of Oxford

Dear colleagues We are offering a £10 amazon voucher for each community pharmacist that fills in our survey on the future of point-of-care testing in pharmacies. Link and further information here: Your response ...

5 months ago

Emma Cramp

Emma Crampcreated the topic: Infection Masterclass - 5th Oct 2018 - Birmingham

UK Clinical Pharmacy Association - Pharmacy Infection Network Masterclass Programme: What the cell? Unlocking diagnostics, metrics and big data - the new era of stewardship When: 5th October 2018 Where: Aston University Conference Centre, Birmingham ...

6 months ago

Pauline Whitelaw

Pauline Whitelawcreated the topic: Opportunity to support a research study as a public representative

An opportunity has arisen for a community pharmacist to get involved in research by supporting a research study as a public representative: Study Title - A pilot study of the S-Map (Solutions for Medication Adherence Problems) intervention in older & ...

10 months ago

Helena Rosado

Helena Rosado created the topic: Research and Innovation in Community Pharmacy

RPS Research Forum Wednesday 6 June 2018, Londep, London Are you a community pharmacist thinking about research and innovation? Not sure how to get started? The RPS Research Forum is for you. The Research Forum will bring &he ...

11 months ago


Anonymouscreated the topic: Safe and secure handling of medicines

Safe and Secure Handling of Medicines: consultation closes 20 April The RPS is currently updating its guidance on the Safe and Secure Handling of Medicines. This is essential multidisciplinary good practice guidance which is used extensively across ...

11 months ago

iftikhar khan

iftikhar khancreated the topic: Community Pharmacists wanted for Leadership skills study

I am a final year pharmacy student from Kingston university London looking for community pharmacists to participate in my research by completing a quick 5 minute questionnaire. The aim of this project is to understand what pharmacists think about &he ...

12 months ago

 Laura Bushell

Laura Bushellasked the question: YOUR CAREER OPTIONS: TAKE THE NEXT STEPS

The RPS has an event on the 16 March 2018 with presentations from leaders across the profession, attending this event will enable you to explore and consider the various career paths available to you, understand how your skills can translate to new a ...

1 year ago


Anonymouscreated the topic: Run the Brighton Marathon for Pharmacist Support

The Brighton Marathon 2018 takes place on Sunday 15 April 2018, and is now the second largest marathon in the UK and Pharmacist Support are delighted to be able to offer 4 spaces in this year’s race for the chance for supporters to run in this scenic ...

1 year ago


Anonymouscreated the topic: The Mary Seacole Leadership programme for community pharmacy

The Mary Seacole programme is a six month leadership development programme which was designed by the NHS Leadership Academy. Applications are now open for all cohorts in 15 locations across the UK. The programme will prepare you for the demands of ...

1 year ago


Anonymouscreated the topic: Funeral and memorial service

I’m sorry to let you know that on 6 November 2017, Dennis William Higgins FRPharmS, aged 84, of Surbiton passed away. Many of you will remember Dennis from the old RPSGB when he was an evergreen, vociferous and refreshing presence at the annual Branc ...

1 year ago

Ross Ferguson

Ross Fergusoncreated the topic: Community pharmacy reimagined

Have a read of Paul Gimson's article Take a blank sheet of paper. How would you redesign community pharmacy?

1 year ago


Anonymouscreated the topic: University of Oxford survey

We would like to invite you to take part in an online survey. We, researchers from the University of Oxford, are investigating the CONDITIONS, ILLNESSES, MEDICATIONS you feel point-of-care tests (POCTs) would be most useful in a community pharmacy. ...

1 year ago

  • Ali AlbasriDear colleagues

    5 minutes of your time would be greatly appreciated to fill in this short survey on your views on point of care testing (such as strep throat swabs for sore throats) in pharmacies

    1 year ago
Jennifer Veeren

Jennifer Veerencreated the topic: MUR study for community pharmacists in England

I am a pharmacist undertakinga PhD at the University of Bath. I would like to invite you to participate inthe PaPER study. The aim of this part of my research is to find out more aboutcommunity pharmacists’ views and attitudes of medicines-use review ...

1 year ago

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