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Lead Pharmacist Prescribing

Posted 6 April by NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde Featured Ended
Lead Pharmacist for Prescribing Services
Pharmacy and Prescribing Support Unit (PPSU)
West Glasgow ACH
Band 8D
37.5hours
You will be a recognised professional leader with significant post registration experience with several years experience in a senior professional leadership role. Educated to postgraduate level you will have a track record of leading the development of pharmaceutical services and enabling change.

You will lead a team of 180wte staff within a budget allocation of £4.5m for staff and supplies and will support the HSCP Chief Officers by providing advice on all primary care prescribing matters, reports to the Lead Chief Officer for prescribing and will set the strategic direction for prescribing support, linking closely with each HSCP Lead Prescribing Adviser through the PMG Primary Care Operational Group. The HSCP Prescribing Leads have NHSGGC-wide strategic responsibilities in addition to HSCP roles to support this single system approach. Significant work is undertaken to try to reduce variations in prescribing that can be controlled and to inform the overall financial plan.

Good academic links exist with the Strathclyde Institute of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences and Business School as well as the Department of General Practice at the University of Glasgow. A strategy to deliver increased research activity has been developed and a lead appointed to make it happen. An active research interest would be encouraged

You will become a member of a small Pharmacy and Prescribing Support Unit Executive Team and would be expected to contribute to the development of pharmaceutical care in all care settings in line with the strategic vision of “Achieving Excellence in Pharmaceutical Care”

For further information please contact: Aileen Muir (Interim Head of PPSU) onor
Closing date: Friday 20 April 2018
Interviews for this post will take place on the 7th June 2018.

Reference: 34845240

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