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Keith Ridge

Dr Keith Ridge CBE is the former chief pharmaceutical officer for England

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Ridge calls for review of RPS progress on founding ambitions

Society needs to guard against being too inward looking, warns former CPhO.

12 Apr 2022 , 1 Min Article

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Wanted: An enduring and confident professional leadership body

Former CPhO Keith Ridge explains why he believes Royal College status matters.

01 Apr 2022 , 5 Min Article

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RPS proposals could weaken the profession, warns Ridge

Axing the education director role could threaten the gains made by the profession, says Keith Ridge.

10 Mar 2022 , 1 Min Article

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Ridge review finds 10pc of all prescribed medicines unnecessary

CPhO calls for more openness and greater use of social prescribing to prevent medicines harm.

22 Sep 2021 , 2 Min Article

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Keith Ridge to retire as chief pharmacist after 16 years

NHS England recruits for a new CPhO as Ridge retirement announced for February.

30 Jul 2021 , 1 Min Article