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In the coming weeks, we will feature each editorial board member and showcase their career highlights.
Fin is Managing Director of Prestwich Pharmacy. His role at Greater Manchester LPC involves leading on contractor engagement.
He has worked with a variety of public health groups and is currently the Long-Term Conditions Lead for NHS Bury CCG, working with GPs, other primary care providers and secondary care.
Fin also speaks and delivers training at local and national events on smoking cessation, weight loss, professional development, and change management.
Fin was made a Fellow of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society in 2016 in recognition of his service to pharmacy.
He was appointed to the board of PSNC in January 2017. Fin has other areas of expertise which include independent pharmacy practice, long-term conditions management, pharmacy service delivery, communication skill and change management.
His other roles include chairman of Independent Pharmacy Federation (2007-14), NHS Bury CCG Long-Term Conditions Lead since 2012, works alongside the NPA board, promoting the benefits of independent pharmacy while supporting members and PSNC Regional Representative North West since 2017.