PRUK Personal Awards 2017: Applications Now Open

Pharmacy Research UK has announced the launch of the 2017 PRUK Research Awards and bursaries; funding award schemes designed to support new researchers to directly advance pharmacy research for the overall benefit of patients and the public. PRUK has 3 award types on offer in 2017: Research Training Bursaries provide funding for community and primary care pharmacists who have an interest in

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New Funding Available from RCBC

Applications are invited for up to 3 First into Research Fellowships and 4 Post-doctoral Fellowships First into Research (FiR) Fellowships RCBC (Research Building Capacity Collaboration) Wales have announced funding for up to 3 First into Research (FiR) Fellowships. Applications are invited from eligible registered health professionals (including pharmacists) for fellowships to commence in June 2017. FiR Fellowships are for one day a week for

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Research Methods in Pharmacy Practice Module

The Cardiff University-led research methods module, supported by WCPPE, is an excellent starting point for pharmacists looking to develop their pharmacy practice research skills. The module provides an overview of research methods and ethical requirements in clinical and pharmacy practice research including Critical appraisal of literature and development of research questions Review of methodologies Ethical approval and requirements Data analysis

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Booking now open for 6th RPS Wales Medicines Safety Conference

Join the RPS for the 6th RPS Wales Medicines Safety Conference, the leading multi-professional event addressing medicines safety issues as part of integrated approaches to improving health and transforming healthcare. 03 November 2016 9am – 5pm, Saint David’s Hotel, Cardiff Bay, Cardiff, CF10 5SD, United Kingdom This year’s conference will explore the challenges and opportunities for managing medicines safely and effectively as

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The Pharmacy Research Wales: 5 year strategic plan (2015-2020) is led by the All Wales Chief Pharmacists Committee. It sets out a series of recommendations to develop a lasting culture withing the pharmacy professions to improve the quality and quantity of research that influences policy and patient care in Wales and beyond: Culture: Create a culture in which pharmacy professionals recognise

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Public support for more clinical research in Wales

In January this year, a survey by YouGov, commissioned by the Welsh NHS Confederation and supported by ABPI and the 1000 Lives Improvement Service of NHS Wales, sought the views of the Welsh public on their health services and treatments. Over one thousand individuals responded to the online interview, giving their views on issues as diverse as who runs NHS

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