LONDON, September 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
Dr Catherine Duggan, Director of Professional Development and Support at the Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain, says, "It's going to be a busy year. We've got a big piece of work looking at new models of patient care emerging in England, alongside major reviews of community pharmacy and pharmaceutical care in both Scotland and Wales. All workstreams showcase how pharmacists are taking the lead on developing innovative services for patients, based on evidence."
The RPS is at the forefront of sharing best practice in the sector and the conference saw the premiere of the new Royal Pharmaceutical Society TV News programme, presented by Natasha Kaplinsky. A benchmark for UK pharmacists, it provides thought leadership and insight. It covers:
- How Pharmacy Automation Consulting means automation is a realistic option for community pharmacists as they face new regulations brought in by the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA): click here
- The evolving profession of hospital pharmacy at one of the largest hospital trusts in England, East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust: click here
- Valuable insight from the RPS about the impact of medicine optimisation and patient attitudes: click here
- The full interview with Dr Catherine Duggan, discussing the ever changing NHS landscape and the evolving role of the pharmacist: click here
RPS Chief Executive Helen Gordon said: "We are dedicated to supporting pharmacists from across all sectors to drive up standards of care and improve the lives of patients and the public. Our annual conference brings together colleagues from across the country to examine new research, improve professional practice and learn from each other's innovations."
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