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a RPS building imageApril 12 2018

The Royal Pharmaceutical Society has announced the candidates for this year’s National Pharmacy Board elections. 

There were a total of 24 nominations, with four vacancies available on each of the three national boards: 14 nominations were received for vacancies on the England Board, eight for Wales, but only two in Scotland.

Hustings will take place in an online event on the evening of April 17. Voting will open on April 30 and close on May 18, with the results being declared on May 22.

The candidates in England are:

  • Claire Anderson
  • Catherine Armstrong
  • P. Harry Cotterill
  • Sultan Dajani
  • Jane Devenish
  • David Gallier-Harris
  • Thorrun Govind
  • Tohidul Islam
  • Hala Jawad
  • Asim Mirza
  • Hemant Patel
  • Stephen Riley
  • Paul Rutter
  • Aamer Safdar

Candidates in Wales are:

  • Michael Curson
  • Janet Gilbertson
  • Jodie Gwenter
  • Rafia Jamil
  • Fiona Jones
  • Dylan Lloyd
  • Helen Lewis
  • Cheryl Way

In Scotland, nominations were received from Ewan Black and Anne Claire Boyter, both of whom are elected unopposed.

Link:
RPS announcement     

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