Pharmaceutical Press


Pharmaceutical Press is the publishing arm of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society.
The publishing function has been at the heart of the Society since its inception in 1841, providing the professional information needed by pharmacists in their daily work and helping them to develop their careers. Our unique position allows us to draw on the Society’s knowledge, research and influence to guide and inform the direction of our publishing programme.
Today, Pharmaceutical Press has more than 150 titles in its international catalogue of pharmacy books and digital works.

What we do:
Pharmaceutical Press produces the most comprehensive and trustworthy range of independent pharmaceutical information in the world. The principal publishing focus is on the design, manufacture and therapeutic use of medicines, as well as the professional concerns of those working to ensure their safe administration and use.

Our range of pharmacy books and products include:

  • Reference books
  • Textbooks
  • Professional books
  • Journals
  • Digital products and services

Martindale: The Complete Drug Reference; Stockley’s Drug Interactions and the Handbook of Pharmaceutical Excipients are amongst some of our internationally recognised publications. We have expanded our portfolio of reference works recently and now also publish Remington: The Science and Practice of Pharmacy, in collaboration with Philadelphia College of Pharmacy at University of the Sciences.

Other products and services produced by Pharmaceutical Press

BNF – Published by Pharmaceutical Press in conjunction with the BMJ Group, the BNF provides UK healthcare professionals with authoritative and practical information on the selection and clinical use of medicines. The BNF and BNF for Children are the gold standard of drug information in English-speaking countries and recognised throughout the world as leading examples of good formularies.

MedicinesComplete is an online solution which offers access to world-leading drug and healthcare resources. Our unique collection of evidence-based, unbiased pharmaceutical information provides practical guidance and insight to pharmaceutical and clinical practitioners, scientific researchers, and regulatory professionals. MedicinesComplete was launched in 2004 and continues to grow in coverage and popularity.

PJ Publications is a business unit of Pharmaceutical Press and publishes pharmaceutical publications and online content.

The Pharmaceutical Journal is the official weekly journal of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society. As well as providing comprehensive news coverage of all aspects of pharmacy in Britain and developments in other parts of the world of relevance, The Pharmaceutical Journal publishes technical articles and reviews on medicines and medicines use. Also included are letters, book reviews and reports of international conferences, and it publishes a highly regarded continuing professional development section.

Clinical Pharmacist is the leading clinical pharmacy publication in Great Britain and is published 11 times per year. Concentrating on issues of direct relevance to hospital pharmacists, primary care pharmacists and leading edge community practitioners, the publication enables readers to keep abreast of current advances in their fields and assists them in expanding their professional skills and knowledge.

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