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rose marie parrApril 13 2015

The Scottish Government has announced that Rose Marie Parr has been appointed as its new Chief Pharmaceutical Officer.

She replaces Professor Bill Scott who retired on March 31 after 22 years in the position.
Professor Parr is an honorary professor at the Robert Gordon University in Aberdeen and the University of Strathclyde at Glasgow. She has held the post of Director of Pharmacy at NHS Education for Scotland (NES) since its inception in April 2002 and has worked in pharmacy since 1982.

As Director of Pharmacy at NES, she has been responsible for providing leadership, management and advice to the NES Board on all pharmacy educational matters.

She is also a past Chair of the Scottish Pharmacy Board of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain and a designated Fellow of the RPSGB.

Commenting on her appointment Prof Parr said: “I am immensely proud of the work and the professionalism of our pharmacists, pharmacy technicians and support staff in community pharmacies, hospital and primary care practice settings across Scotland.

“I look forward working in a more collegiate manner with these professionals and our wider stakeholders to focus on the pharmaceutical care needs of all people who rely on our NHS in Scotland.”
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