The Royal Pharmaceutical Society has appointed Gail Fleming as its new Director of Education. Education is a key part of the Society’s strategy. As such, Gail will be accountable for the provision of the leadership and strategic direction of this key priority. Gail will lead the team in the design and delivery of […]
Toby Anderson has been appointed as the new Chief Executive Officer of Celesio UK. Toby joins from health and beauty retailer A.S. Watson Group, where he worked for 12 years, latterly as CEO Asia and Eastern Europe with accountability for £3bn revenue and 3,300 stores including 1,500 pharmacies. A graduate recruit to Sainsbury’s, Toby rose […]
Numark have announced that Joe McKenna will join the organisation as Sales Director in mid-August of this year. Joe has 29 years of experience in OTC, short line and full line wholesaling to the pharmacy industry. Most recently he was Head of Sales for Independent Pharmacy and Dispensing Doctors for AAH. Joe will […]
VALNEVA UK Limited has appointed a new Pharmacy ServiceDevelopment Manager as part of the ongoing expansion of the company’s experienced multi-disciplinary team. Fiona Caplan-Dean, formerly Commercial Services Manager for Rowlands Pharmacy, will introduce travel health services into pharmacies across the UK as part of the Valneva in Partnership (VIP) programme. VIP is a programme of tools, assets and resources designed to support pharmacies […]
SALLY Arnison, pharmacist and director of Barnton Pharmacy and Travel Clinic has been awarded an MBE in the New Year Honours list for services to healthcare and the community in Edinburgh. Sally is an independent prescriber and manages caseloads of patients in her local GP practices. She also assesses and triages minor ailments, discusses complex medication regimens with patients […]
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The NHS is facing significant challenges, how important is the community pharmacy network in helping to address these issues, and how can we make better use of community pharmacies and the skills and knowledge of community pharmacists? Community pharmacy remains and will continue to be an important part of healthcare provision in Scotland. Over […]
AS third year undergraduates with pre-registration looming, career prospects are constantly at the forefront of our minds. Therefore, the opportunity of a unique placement at National Procurement within National Services Scotland (NSS) offered a valuable insight into an aspect of pharmacy which is often under-represented within the undergraduate curriculum. As National Procurement was largely […]
What does your role at the National Pharmacy Association (NPA) involve? As Chief Pharmacist, I am accountable for all pharmacy practice related content and services at the NPA. I represent the organisation and its members to national and international stakeholders, and undertake a professional leadership role to ensure that NPA members are kept abreast […]