NHS Education for Scotland sign three-year contract with Pharmaceutical Press


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A 3 yr contract has been signed between NHS Education for Scotland (NES) and Pharmaceutical Press, the Royal Pharmaceutical Society’s (RPS) knowledge business, to continue the supply of trusted medicines information though MedicinesComplete, to healthcare professionals in Scotland.

The renewed investment from NES demonstrates unequivocal confidence in the publisher and highlights Pharmaceutical Press’ ongoing commitment to provide practical and evidence-based guidance, supporting those who prescribe, dispense, and administer medicines. Essential resources include Martindale: The Complete Drug Reference, Palliative Care formulary, Stockley’s Drug Interactions and Critical Illness.

Relied on by healthcare professionals globally for use in everyday practice, clear and concise guidance through MedicinesComplete supports confident decision-making at the point of care.

Donna Watson, knowledge manager at NHS Education for Scotland, commented: “The suite of resources that NHS Scotland subscribe to through MedicinesComplete are essential in supporting the day-to-day practice of healthcare professionals within our workforce. The key nature of these resources is demonstrated by the consistently high usage and the positive feedback we receive.”

Karen Baxter, Pharmaceutical Press managing director, said: “We are delighted to continue our successful working partnership with NES.  We recognize their commitment to supporting all healthcare professionals across Scotland with easy access to essential resources through MedicinesComplete, and regard it as the standard of information provision, providing consistent access to essential knowledge, for all clinicians in every setting.”


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