communicate and advance essential scientific, technical and regulatory
knowledge and best practice, in the interest of public health, covering
Pharmaceutical, Bio-Pharmaceutical, Life science, Healthcare and related areas
of application.The PHSS will promote an international
profile, operating from the UK office (only) but encouraging international
membership by benefits other than attending local training courses or
conferences in the UK. Benefits will include an active website providing
regulatory updates, provision of technical monographs, opportunity to engage in
a special interest group, provision of the PHSS Journal and network
- To operate
on the basis as a ‘Not for profit’ society in the process of providing training
courses, seminars, conferences, publications, regulatory updates and a society
Journal. All elected management committee members will be unpaid volunteers.
- Operating funds for PHSS and event management
/ administration will be generated by membership fees, technical meeting
attendance fees or sale of technical monographs, up to a defined limit to cover
expenditure for a period of two PHSS operating years where activity (and
income) is reduced beyond the control of the PHSS. Any surplus funds, that
would accumulate as profit made from income, would be re-invested in the
interest of the membership and the PHSS to comply with the ‘Not for profit’
ethos of the PHSS.
- To identify
specific areas where there is a need for new information or the collecting
together of existing information and to satisfy this need by organising meetings
or by publishing monographs or articles in the European Journal of Parenteral
and Pharmaceutical Sciences.
- To foster
and encourage a spirit of friendly co-operation among the members of the PHSS
and to promote favorable relations between its members and the medical,
pharmaceutical, bio-pharmaceutical, hospital and related health professions.
- To foster
and encourage friendly co-operation worldwide with other bodies with the same
or similar interests to the society.
This may include collaboration agreements and reciprocal membership
between any such body and the society.
Details of reciprocal membership will be agreed between the society and
the other body in each case, but will exclude the right to vote and the
entitlement to be elected to any committee. Collaborative meetings / courses
may be run with other like-minded societies or associations either in the UK or
in the partner country. Such events will be subject to agreements on sharing
risk, operating investments, fees and associated profit.
- To cultivate
and maintain co-operative relations with governmental departments, regulatory
agencies, medical, pharmaceutical, bio-pharmaceutical and related health
organisations, the academic community and compendial bodies and other branches
of the pharmaceutical and other pertinent industries; and to originate and
participate in co-operative enterprises and undertakings with them.
- To encourage
the education and training of personnel in the fields of Pharmaceutical,
bio-pharmaceutical technology and pharmaceutical services in hospital.
- To promote
high standards in pharmaceutical product production, quality assurance and
preparation of compound medicinal prescriptions, pharmaceutical and other
- To run and
operate a UK based office for PHSS administration, to the benefit of members,
with an appointed PHSS office staff as seen fit.