Jonathan Burton to receive RPS Charter Award for promoting the interests of pharmacy

Jonathan Burton will receive the 2022 RPS Charter Award for his outstanding work for the Society and the wider profession in promoting the interests of pharmacy.

The award will be presented by the President at a future meeting of Fellows and Members to take place at the Society’s Edinburgh office on 22nd March 2023.

Jonathan’s main role is as a practising, patient-facing pharmacist within the community in NHS Forth Valley where he uses his advanced practice skills and independent
prescribing qualification to assess and treat acute ENT, dermatology, and respiratory conditions.

He was one of the first community pharmacist prescribers in Scotland and has always been at the forefront of innovation and service development.

Jonathan has demonstrated outstanding commitment and passion for the pharmacy profession throughout his career. He has excelled as a pharmacist in the Right Medicine
Pharmacy group, on local and national committees, in advocacy for the pharmacy profession and as a local and national leader who is highly regarded as an exceptional
role model for the profession.