Rebalancing Medicines Legislation and Pharmacy Regulation Programme Board

The Rebalancing Medicines Legislation and Pharmacy Regulation Programme Board reviews pharmacy legislation and regulation.

Role of the group

The Rebalancing Medicines Legislation and Pharmacy Regulation Programme Board reviews relevant pharmacy legislation and regulation to ensure it:

  • provides safety for users of pharmacy services
  • reduces any unnecessary legislation
  • allows innovation and development of pharmacy practice

The board advises ministers on the development of policy. It will also oversee policy delivery to help ensure that the Rebalancing Medicines Legislation and Pharmacy Regulation Programme meets its objectives.

Membership

The programme board is independently chaired by Ken Jarrold CBE (Chair). The board members are:

  • Keith Ridge, CBE (Chief Pharmaceutical Officer, England)
  • Rose Marie Parr (Chief Pharmaceutical Officer, Scotland)
  • Andrew Evans (Chief Pharmaceutical Officer, Wales)
  • Mark Timoney (Chief Pharmaceutical Officer, Northern Ireland)
  • Ashok (Ash) Soni (Royal Pharmaceutical Society)
  • Paul Bennett (Royal Pharmaceutical Society)
  • Nigel Clarke (General Pharmaceutical Council)
  • Duncan Rudkin (General Pharmaceutical Council)
  • David Gallier-Harris (Asda)
  • Christine Gilmour (NHS Lanarkshire)
  • Tess Fenn (Association of Pharmacy Technicians UK)
  • Julie Greenfield (Pharmacy Forum of Norther Ireland)
  • Karen Harrowing (Pharmacist - Quality Systems/Independent Sector)
  • Steve Howard (Lloyds pharmacy)
  • Jeannette Howe (Department of Health)
  • Denzil Lloyd (Lay member)
  • Lynn Strother (Lay member)
  • Julie Mathieson (Wrexham Maelor Hospital)
  • Sheelin McKeagney (McKeagney Chemists)
  • Raj Patel (The Nelson Pharmacy)
  • Trevor Patterson (Pharmaceutical Society of Northern Ireland)
  • Dr Jim Livingstone (Pharmaceutical Society of Northern Ireland)
  • Bob Rihal (Locum Pharmacist)
  • Bernadette Sinclair-Jenkins (Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency)
  • Lin Reeveley (Day Lewis Pharmacy)

Minutes and associated papers

Read minutes and associated papers 2017 onwards

Read minutes and associated papers from before 2017

Terms of Reference

Programme board terms of reference (PDF, 21.2KB, 2 pages)