Latest Updates

Safe Medicines in Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

The collaboration between BPS Assessment and the MHRA Safer Medicines in Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Consortium has resulted in a brand new eLearning resource for healthcare professionals.
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International PSA: Your Questions Answered

We recently announced that the Prescribing Safety Assessment is now available to purchase for international medical schools and their students as well as overseas doctors at NHS Trusts. So, what
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BPS Assessment expands its reach
with Online Bilgi partnership

We are pleased to share the news that BPS Assessment, the learning and assessment branch of the British Pharmacological Society, has signed a sales agreement with Online Bilgi. This new
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Webinar: Pharmacy Leadership in the NHS in England

In this recorded webinar from Alison G Eggleton, you will learn about the pharmacy leadership structure within the NHS in England, the key responsibilities of the main leadership roles, the ways in which pharmacy leadership works with other NHS leaders to plan and deliver services, and the professional development pathways in place that help pharmacists develop leadership skills throughout their career.

This webinar was recorded in 2020 and made freely available by BPS Assessment. Click here to access this free webinar.

New monthly feature in Prescriber magazine

We are pleased to announce a new monthly feature in Prescriber magazine that will allow readers to test their prescribing knowledge across a range of medication safety topics. Every month we will feature one question item from the Prescribing Skills Assessment question bank, brought to you by BPS Assessment, with answers and formative feedback provided. You can try this month’s question item for yourself here.

Prescribing Safety Assessment
now available to international candidates

BPS Assessment is pleased to announce that the Prescribing Safety Assessment is now available to international candidates. Prescribing is a
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New monthly feature in Prescriber magazine

We are pleased to announce a new monthly feature in Prescriber magazine that will allow readers to test their prescribing
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Celebrating Pharmacists

On Friday, pharmacists all over the world were celebrated through World Pharmacists Day. We really enjoyed reading about all the
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Hear from the experts: Improving prescribing confidence with the Prescribing Skills Assessment

On Tuesday 5th October, BPS Assessment and the Turkish Pharmacological Society hosted a webinar to examine how prescribing skills should be taught and evaluated in order to improve prescriber confidence and patient safety.

Professor Simon Maxwell, Medical Director of the Prescribing Safety Assessment, was joined by Professor Sinem Ezgi Gülmez and Professor Hakan Orer of Koç University School of Medicine, to discuss the importance of teaching prescribing skills.

The talks in this webinar:

  • Encouraging greater knowledge and skills amongst future prescribers (Professor Simon Maxwell)
  • Rational pharmacotherapy teaching: Groningen revisited (Professor Hakan Orer)
  • Continuous pharmacology training starting from the 3rd year of medical school till graduation (Professor Sinem Ezgi Gülmez)

The recording of this short webinar is available to watch now.

To speak to one of our team about implementing this assessment at your school or organisation, get in touch.

Safe Medicines in Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

The collaboration between BPS Assessment and the MHRA Safer Medicines in Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Consortium has resulted in a brand new eLearning resource for healthcare professionals.
Read More

International PSA: Your Questions Answered

We recently announced that the Prescribing Safety Assessment is now available to purchase for international medical schools and their students
Read More

BPS Assessment expands its reach
with Online Bilgi partnership

We are pleased to share the news that BPS Assessment, the learning and assessment branch of the British Pharmacological Society,
Read More

Prescribing Safety Assessment
now available to international candidates

BPS Assessment is pleased to announce that the Prescribing Safety Assessment is now available to international candidates. Prescribing is a
Read More

New monthly feature in Prescriber magazine

We are pleased to announce a new monthly feature in Prescriber magazine that will allow readers to test their prescribing
Read More

Celebrating Pharmacists

On Friday, pharmacists all over the world were celebrated through World Pharmacists Day. We really enjoyed reading about all the
Read More

GMU PharmD students complete Prescribing Skills Assessment

We are pleased to share this press release from Gulf Medical University. Gulf Medical University PharmD students undertake Prescribing Skills
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UNSW Medicine delivers successful PSA remote sitting

We’ve been working with institutions all over the world throughout to help them deliver important education to their medical and
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Independent Review of Prescribing Safety Assessment is published

An independent review of the Prescribing Safety Assessment (PSA) has found that it increases the attention paid by students and
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Australasian students to sit BPS Assessment prescribing skills pilot

A major prescribing skills assessment pilot is underway in 11 medical schools in Australia and New Zealand, delivered in partnership
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New UK-China partnership to deliver prescribing skills training

London, UK & Beijing, China A new prescribing skills partnership has been agreed between BPS Assessment Ltd (BPSA) and a
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Accurate Identification

The aim of medicines reconciliation on admission is to ensure that medicines prescribed on admission correspond exactly to those that
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Taking a Medication History

In 2015 the National Institute of Health and Care Excellence (NICE) issued updated guidance aimed at optimising the use of medicines.
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