Latest Updates

A User-Friendly Guide to BPS Assessment’s Prescribing Tools

Teaching prescribing can be tricky, with many professors and academics struggling for time and resources. But with BPS Assessment’s suite of prescribing tools, institutions have access to a collection of
Read More

Behind The Scenes: How We Write Our Assessments

Assessments play a crucial role in evaluating a student’s knowledge and skills, especially in the medical field. At BPS Assessment, we understand the importance of creating high-quality assessments, which accurately
Read More

The Dacre Review: An Independent Review into the Prescribing Safety Assessment

The Prescribing Safety Assessment (PSA) stands as a pivotal milestone in the journey of medical professionals, serving as a crucial evaluation of their competence in prescribing medications safely and effectively.
Read More

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.

Monthly feature in Prescriber magazine

We are pleased to share that we now have a monthly feature in Prescriber magazine that allows readers to test their prescribing knowledge across a range of medication safety topics. Every month we 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 any of the question items in Prescriber magazine for yourself here.

Advancing Patient Safety and Prescribing Skills: A Webinar Series

In the ever-evolving world of healthcare, patient safety remains a top priority, and the field of prescribing is no exception.
Read More

eLearning and CPD resources from BPS Assessment

In the fast-paced world of healthcare, staying up to date with the latest developments and best practices is crucial for
Read More

BPS Assessment Welcomes Misr International University as a Valued Customer

We are thrilled to share some exciting news! Misr International University (MIU) has officially partnered with BPS Assessment in a
Read More

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.

A User-Friendly Guide to BPS Assessment’s Prescribing Tools

Teaching prescribing can be tricky, with many professors and academics struggling for time and resources. But with BPS Assessment’s suite
Read More

Behind The Scenes: How We Write Our Assessments

Assessments play a crucial role in evaluating a student’s knowledge and skills, especially in the medical field. At BPS Assessment,
Read More

The Dacre Review: An Independent Review into the Prescribing Safety Assessment

The Prescribing Safety Assessment (PSA) stands as a pivotal milestone in the journey of medical professionals, serving as a crucial
Read More

Advancing Patient Safety and Prescribing Skills: A Webinar Series

In the ever-evolving world of healthcare, patient safety remains a top priority, and the field of prescribing is no exception.
Read More

eLearning and CPD resources from BPS Assessment

In the fast-paced world of healthcare, staying up to date with the latest developments and best practices is crucial for
Read More

BPS Assessment Welcomes Misr International University as a Valued Customer

We are thrilled to share some exciting news! Misr International University (MIU) has officially partnered with BPS Assessment in a
Read More

Putting prescribing centre stage: BPS Assessment at the World Congress of Basic and Clinical Pharmacology

The British Pharmacological Society (BPS) recently hosted the 19th World Congress of Basic and Clinical Pharmacology (WCP), the largest event
Read More

Enhance your professional development with a new CPD assessment

We are pleased to announce the launch of a new assessment which has been accredited by the Royal College of
Read More

Platform Licensing: creating prescribing education that matches your learning outcomes

Prescribing education is an important aspect of modern medical training, but it often means educators need to tailor their lessons
Read More

Supporting Prescribing Skills in the Middle East

BPS Assessment will be supporting faculty development workshops being held at Gulf Medical University College of Pharmacy and Saudi German
Read More

Gearing up for the 19th World Congress of Basic and Clinical Pharmacology

This year the British Pharmacological Society (BPS) welcomes the world’s pharmacology and therapeutics community to the 19th World Congress of
Read More

Manchester improve medical students’ prescribing skills with our online platform

BPS Assessment have worked in partnership with the University of Manchester to develop an electronic prescribing system that empowers medical
Read More

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
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
Read More

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
Read More

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
Read More

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
Read More

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
Read More

Accurate Identification

The aim of medicines reconciliation on admission is to ensure that medicines prescribed on admission correspond exactly to those that
Read More

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.
Read More