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Pharmacy Research UK Response to GPhC plan of action to tackle workplace pressures

The General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) has recently announced its intention to work with people and organisations both inside and outside of pharmacy to examine and understand workplace pressures across the sector. Pharmacy Research UK (PRUK) (1) welcomes this plan of action and has long expressed concern about the effect of high mental workload and workplace stress […]

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Press Release: Pharmacists could provide vital support for young people to manage long term conditions like juvenile arthritis

We are delighted to announce the publication of research funded by the charity exhibiting the valued role pharmacists can play in supporting young people with juvenile arthritis to self-manage their condition. Project ‘Exploring the Perceived and Potential Medicines Optimisation Role of Pharmacy for Young People with Long-Term Conditions, Through the Case Study of Juvenile Arthritis‘ The […]

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Daphne Jackson Fellowship Opportunity

Pharmacy Research UK and Durham University are jointly funding a Daphne Jackson Fellowship. The Fellowship will be held within the Division of Pharmacy at the School of Medicine, Pharmacy and Health at Durham University. The Fellowship is intended for a pharmacist, or scientist, wishing to return after a career break to research in medicinal or […]

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Change in return address for submission of 2015 awards and bursaries applications

Please note: if you are applying for our 2015 awards and bursaries please ensure you return five copies of your completed application form to the following address: Pharmacy Research UK Royal Pharmaceutical Society 1 Lambeth High Street London SE1 7JN One electronic copy of your application should be emailed to yen.truong@rpharms.com We have also updated […]

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Seeking Peer Reviewers for Funding Applications

We are currently seeking to widen our pool of peer reviewers to ensure we have a broad range of individuals within pharmacy research with the diverse skills necessary to review our funding applications applications in 2015. We are seeking to recruit volunteers with pharmacy, health services research, social science and medical backgrounds. If you’re interested in […]

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Pharmacy Research UK announces research funding for Pharmacists in 2015

Pharmacy Research UK is accepting applications from pharmacists wishing to develop skills and experience in research relating to their practice. In line with our objective to promote the health of the public by educating pharmacists, we have two funding schemes which aim to develop research capacity and capability in pharmacy. The Personal Research Awards and […]

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Are you feeling champion?

Beth Allen is Head of Research at Pharmacy Research UK and the Royal Pharmaceutical Society. Over the bank holiday weekend my Geordie in-laws paid a visit. Having waved them off, there is a word that continues to resound in my ears, you’ve guessed it, “champion”. It got me to thinking, it’s a word I’m hearing […]

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Hanbury Memorial Award Winner Announced

Professor Bob Hider, Emeritus Professor of Medicinal Chemistry at King’s College London has been named this year’s recipient of the Hanbury Memorial Award supported by Pharmacy Research UK. Established in 1972 to recognise “high excellence in the prosecution or promotion of original research in the natural history and chemistry of drugs”, this prestigious award is […]

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Supervision study identifies those activities that pharmacists and technicians agree can be undertaken during pharmacist’s absence

A Pharmacy Research UK funded study exploring supervision in community pharmacy has identified those activities that pharmacists and pharmacy technicians agreed can be undertaken during the pharmacist’s absence. Amongst community and hospital pharmacy respondents, community pharmacists appeared most cautious, with trust in support staff and confidence in assigning a wider range of activities requiring a […]

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Apply now for the RPS Pharmacy Practice Research Award

Media Release 14th January 2012 Apply now for the RPS Pharmacy Practice Research Award Applications or nominations can now be made for the Pharmacy Practice Research Award at the 2013 Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS) Conference supported by Pharmacy Research UK. Typically, applicants should be at the mid-point of their career such as, Senior Lecturer or […]

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