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Eastern Area Coordinator Co-option

An opportunity has arisen for a motivated pharmacy student to take on the role of Eastern Area Coordinator.

5 study tips I wish I had known as a fresher!

Starting university is a big life change, and despite the main purpose of it all is to study, it can become less of a priority when there are so many other things going on, read top 5 study tips written by Holly Hardstone, a third-year student at Bath

New education standards for pharmacy technicians

The GPhC has launched new standards for the initial education and training of pharmacy technicians

Apply now to become a BPSA Representative 2017-2018

Are you passionate about student pharmacy? Do you want to develop your skills, and enhance your CV? Do you want to make your voice heard in the official student organisation of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society? Then become a national representative for the British Pharmaceutical Students' Association! 

GPhC welcomes positive PSA review

The GPhC has met all of the Professional Standards Authority’s standards for good regulation in 2016/17

Take part in the CPPE mental health learning campaign

You are invited to participate in CPPE’s mental health learning campaign for pharmacy professionals.

CPS wants a rethink on supervision

Community Pharmacy Scotland has called for “flexibility” in pharmacy’s supervision arrangements

Is the NHS being privatised?

The King’s Fund has looked at two of the issues about the NHS raised last month by Professor Stephen Hawking 

England MMR target met for first time

The proportion of eligible children receiving their first dose of the MMR1 vaccine by their fifth birthday has met the WHO target of 95 per cent for the first time in England.

DH wants more information on generics prices

The Government is seeking greater transparency over the pricing of generics. A consultation runs until November

RPS urges minister to fast forward decriminalisation

Ash Soni has again urged the Government to speed up its work on ending the automatic criminalisation of dispensing errors

Pharmacy: a way forward for public health

Public Health England has published a new strategy paper, ‘Pharmacy: a way forward for public health’

People urged to get free hep C testing

The fall in deaths from hepatitis C in 2016 – the first in more than a decade – has continued into 2017

Revealed: how Government spends our money

The Government expects to spend £802 billion in 2017-18, the most it has ever spent in cash terms

Top tips for first year pharmacy students.

Starting university can be daunting and starting a Pharmacy degree even more so. New people, a new subject and potentially a whole new city and life, can all seem overwhelming. Luckily, there are plenty of things you can do to make your first year easier…

New Beginnings, New Adventures.

Many people only have one New Year’s resolution every year, on the 1st of January. But we students have both the 1st of January and also the first day back at university to start afresh and set new goals- read Noors advice on how to make an adventure out of new beginnings. 

Top 10 things to do outside your pre-reg training.

Pre-registration training will take up most of any trainees time pre-reg Ana gives advice on things you can do outside pre-reg in order to meet new people, develop yourself and enjoy this year fully.

3, 2, 1… INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE!

After reading this, I hope you will have learned a little bit more about what the European Pharmaceutical Students’ Association (EPSA) is, the amazing opportunities on offer to you as students and created a little bit of excitement about what your plans might be for the coming year.

HEE survey into workforce needs

HEE is inviting community pharmacies to participate in the first ever national survey looking at training and development needs across the pharmacy workforce.

Dovonex ointment switched from POM to P

Dovonex Psoriasis Ointment (calcipotriol 50mcg/g) has been reclassified as a P medicine, the MHRA has announced
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An opportunity has arisen for a motivated pharmacy student to take on the role of Eastern Area Coordinator.

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