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RPS1April 11 2016

There are 21 candidates standing in the elections for the Royal Pharmaceutical Society’s three national pharmacy boards, the RPS has announced.

Eleven candidates are standing for the five non-sectoral vacancies on the English Pharmacy Board. There are five candidates each for the three non-sectoral places on the Scottish Pharmacy Board, and for the two community places, one vacancy for any eligible member, and one casual vacancy on the Welsh Pharmacy Board.

The candidates are as follows:

  • English Pharmacy Board: David Branford; Sharon Buckle; Elizabeth Butterfield; David Carter; Mike Hannay; Michael Holden; Benjamin Merriman; Carol Roberts; Sally Rose; Robert Severn; Tracey Thornley.
  • Scottish Pharmacy Board: Kathleen Cowle; Johnathan Laird; John McAnaw; Kim Munro; Deborah Stafford.
  • Welsh Pharmacy Board: Keith Davies (any sector); Jamie Hayes (any sector); Ruth Mitchell (community practice); Edwyn Parry (community practice); Sudhir Sehrawat (community practice).

The RPS says members can put questions to the candidates through dedicated hustings threads on the English, Scottish and Welsh networks. “We’ll also be holding an additional hustings session on Twitter this year. Information on how to get involved with this event will be posted soon,” it said.

Eligibility for voting in the 2016 elections will be all RPS members who are registered by April 14. Voting will open on May 5 with the default voting system operating online, although members can opt to receive a paper ballot if they contact the Society.

Link:

RPS announcement

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