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Who we are

Pharmaceutical Press is the publishing arm of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society.

The Society has been publishing information for pharmacists since 1841, and today Pharmaceutical Press has more than 150 titles in its comprehensive range of print and digital resources. 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.

What we do

Pharmaceutical Press produces the most comprehensive and trustworthy range of independent pharmaceutical information in the world. Our main publishing focus is the design, manufacture and therapeutic use of medicines, building a body of knowledge that can be relied upon by pharmacists, health and social care professionals worldwide.

Our range of pharmacy books and products includes:

  • Digital subscription products and services
  • Reference works
  • Textbooks
  • Professional titles
  • Journals

Martindale: The Complete Drug Reference; Stockley's Drug Interactions and the Handbook of Pharmaceutical Excipients are just three of our internationally recognised publications.

Other products and services produced by Pharmaceutical Press

BNF Publications

BNF Published by Pharmaceutical Press in conjunction with the BMJ Group, the British National Formulary (BNF) is the renowned resource for the drug management of common diseases. It provides health and social care professionals with practical, up-to-date guidance on prescribing, dispensing and administering medicines. The BNF and BNF for Children are the gold standard of drug information in English-speaking countries, and are recognised throughout the world as leading examples of good formularies.

  • Used in 129 countries around the world
  • Referred to 600,000 times a day, 3 million times a week in the UK alone
  • More than 6.5 million online views in the last year.


MedicinesCompleteMedicinesComplete is the definitive online resource for drug and healthcare information. Objective and unbiased, MedicinesComplete provides instant access to more than 650,000 pages of up-to-date and quickly searchable drug information from the world's most trusted resources. With an extensive library of publications, including the BNF, Martindale and an interactions checker powered by Stockley's Drug Interactions, MedicinesComplete supports your decision-making - whether you work in healthcare, academia or industry.

Pharmaceutical Journal Publications

Pharmaceutical Journal Pharmaceutical Journal Publications is a business unit of Pharmaceutical Press.

The platform is the home of The Pharmaceutical Journal, Clinical Pharmacist and Tomorrow's Pharmacist, and is updated daily with authoritative content on global pharmacy and pharmaceutical science. From the latest news on policies and clinical research, to developments affecting the pharmacy profession and the industry, the website also provides insightful comment articles and career advice.

Pharmaceutical Press Board Members

Tom Moloney

Paul Bennett
Karen Baxter

Non-Executive Board Members
Andrea Powell
Claire Anderson
Tim Brooks
Martin Astbury

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