Response to press reports about prescription drugs review

This morning (24.01.18), the BBC and other news agencies are reporting that Public Health England is launching a review into the “growing problem” of prescription drug addiction. See for example: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-42787958 The CMHP is in support of this review if it improves the understanding of prescription medication misuse and the treatment people receive. It must be remembered that… Read more »

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CMHP endorses updated hospital pharmacy standards

The CMHP Council is happy to endorse the Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS) updated professional standards for hospital pharmacy services which were published earlier this year. The revised standards will help improve current services, shape future services and deliver safer, high quality patient care. We were delighted to have CMHP members in the external reference group,… Read more »

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New CMHP President

The College of Mental Health Pharmacy (CMHP) is delighted to announce the appointment of Juliet Shepherd of 2gether NHS Foundation Trust as its new President. Juliet first joined the Council of CMHP in 2013, serving as Vice-President for two years from 2015 before becoming President at November’s Council meeting. Juliet qualified as a pharmacist in… Read more »

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