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New Year Honours List 2024 announced: Over 50 recipients are from the healthcare sector

Here are the names of health workers who have received New Year Honours from the King for their exceptional achievements  Bronagh Mary HEGARTY, Covid-19 Principal...

Importance of environmental sustainability in healthcare highlighted in Scottish Parliament

Royal Pharmaceutical Society highlighted various innovative ways to reduce these carbon emissions, including introducing electronic prescribing. Representatives for prescribers across Scotland, politicians, academics and clinicians...

More than 50,000 attacks on healthcare staff reported in the last five years

New framework designed to ensure that the right structures, policies and support are in place to enable HSC staff to work safely   The Department...

Report: Collaborative system-wide approach needed for pharmacist and pharmacy team well-being

The Royal Pharmaceutical Society and Pharmacist Support charity have stressed the critical need to protect pharmacy teams from burnout, ensuring uninterrupted patient safety In a...

Letby case sparks PDA’s call for regulating non-registered healthcare managers including in pharmacy practice

The life imprisonment sentence given to Nurse Lucy Letby, following her conviction for causing the deaths of seven newborns and attempting six more murders,...

Healthcare professionals in Scotland meet to tackle impact of prescribing on environment

Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS) and the Royal College of General Practitioners in Scotland hosted an event celebrating the collaborative work of the health professions...