Professional Standards for Hospital Pharmacy Services [Revised, version 2] – Royal Pharmaceutical Society – July 2014
“In 2012, the Royal Pharmaceutical Society published professional standards for hospital pharmacy services. These professional standards aimed to ensure that patients receive a high quality pharmacy service across the full range of service providers, whether provided in house or outsourced. We identified 10 overarching professional standards, under which sit several ‘dimensions’of practice that encompass all pharmacy services across a range of care settings.
In 2014, we are delighted to re-launch the refreshed professional standards, which have been revisited in light of the Francis review of events at Mid Staffordshire Foundation Trust and the response to that review, the report of the National Advisory Group on the Safety of Patients in England (commonly referred to as the Berwick report).
More emphasis has been given to some of the key themes, including:”
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