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New Trustee, Vice President and other key appointments 2023

16 Jan 2023

 We would like to warmly congratulate the following appointments commencing from 1 January 2023:Trustee Roles: Professor Simon Kennedy, Honorary Treasurer 2023-2025 Professor Adrian Hobbs, Elected Trustee General A full list of Trustees, that make up the Society’s Council is available on the website.Vice President Roles:  Dr Clare Guilding, Deputy Vice President Academic Development 2023-2025 Deputy Vice President Engagement - Professor...

Sir Michael Rawlins: Obituary

10 Jan 2023

The British Pharmacological Society was sad to announce the death of Professor Sir Michael Rawlins last week. Sir Michael made an enormous contribution to pharmacology and public health, establishing Clinical Pharmacology at the University of Newcastle and advising the UK Government on the safety of medicines and the misuse of drugs.  You can now read the Society's full obituary for Sir Michael which has been added to our Lives Remembered pages. You can also watch Sir...

Honorary Fellows recognised in 2023 New Year Honours

03 Jan 2023

The UK's New Year Honours List marks 'the incredible public service of individuals from across the UK'. Two Honorary Fellows of the British Pharmacological Society have been recognised in the 2023 New Year Honours List for their outstanding contributions to society.Professor David Crossman was awarded a CBE for services to Public Health in Scotland. Professor Crossman is Dean of the Faculty of Medicine at the University of St Andrews, and between 2017 and 2022 served...

New Fellows and Honorary Fellows for 2022

01 Dec 2022

We are delighted to announce our new Fellows and Honorary Fellows for 2022. 36 Fellows have been elected and 13 Honorary Fellows. Our Fellows and Honorary Fellows play an incredibly important role in the Society. Through their work, they further all disciplines of pharmacology in the discovery, development and use of medicines. And through their leadership, and contribution to Society life, they inspire and support members at earlier stages of their career or study. President of the...

Propose names for our awards

24 Nov 2022

Calling for suggestions for names for BPS awards.

Dacre Review of the Prescribing Safety Assessment launches consultation

23 Nov 2022

The Society, with the MSC, have commissioned a review into our joint Prescribing Safety Assessment (PSA) exam. The review will look to support the training of safe medical prescribers, maintaining the centrality of improved patient safety.

Society highlights pharmacogenomics to MPs for Evidence Week

15 Nov 2022

As part of Evidence Week 2022, the British Pharmacological Society is taking part in an event in Parliament where we will engage with MPs and peers to highlight our recent work focused on the implementation of pharmacogenomics in the NHS.   

Professor Péter Ferdinandy appointed as new BJP Editor-in-Chief

03 Nov 2022

We are pleased to announce that Professor Péter Ferdinandy has appointed as the new BJP Editor-in-Chief and will join the team on 1 January 2023.

Announcing the first two recipients of the Sir Colin Dollery Clinical Pharmacology Training Award

30 Sep 2022

First two recipients of the Sir Colin Dollery Clinical Pharmacology Training Award announced

Congratulations to the Pharmacology 2022 prize winners

30 Sep 2022

Join us in celebrating the winners for our annual meeting.