Pharmacy Professional of the Year award
Clinical Pharmacy Congress Pharmacy Professional of the year award winner is Gill Shelton, Principal Pharmacist Education & Training , CUH Addenbrookes Hospital NHS Trust.
Gill is an exceptional leader and passionate about the education and development of all pharmacy staff . Gill is always seeking new opportunities and ways of developing & improving our training programmes and inductions.
Connie Sharrock, Medicines Safety Officer from Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, has been nominated by her colleagues for setting up safety champions throughout the trust. She is highly motivated to improve the way staff review and investigate all medication incidents. This in turn has promoted a “new” ethos of a “near miss is a gift” Connie has also introduced an initiative in the department called “Connie’s Gold Stars” in which she has encouraged her pharmacy staff to report interventions and near misses which have prevented harm to our patients.
Great work Connie! We love the gold star idea!
We love the collaborative work Sharon well done!
Well done Samantha - you're a true Pharmacy Technician champion
Maisie Hart, Pharmacy Technician from Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust has been nominated for her hard work and dedicated focus to patient outcomes. Maisie constantly goes above and beyond to ensure the patient is safe. Quite recently she picked up where a patient had been taking a double dose of Lithium due to a community dispensing error leading to the patient being admitted. She has and will continue to develop into being an amazing clinical pharmacy technician.
Excellent eye for the dispensing error Maisie! You truly have gone above and beyond to implement patient safety.
Liz Fidler, Associate Dean - Quality from Health Education England Kent, Surrey and Sussex has been nominated by her colleagues as she is a role model for many people within the pharmacy profession, particularly pharmacy technicians. Liz was Interim Pharmacy Dean for 3 months whilst the substantive post was being recruited into and continued to lead national and regional projects, championing the pharmacy workforce. She is passionate about supporting pharmacy professionals in the field of education and ensuring that the pharmacy workforce have appropriate knowledge, skills and behaviour to support high quality patient care.
Congratulations Liz, you're an all round champion for the workforce.
Gill Shelton, Principal Pharmacist Education & Training from Addenbrookes Hospital NHS Trust has been nominated by her colleagues for being an exceptional leader and passionate about the education and development of all pharmacy staff . Gill is always seeking new opportunities and ways of developing & improving our training programmes and inductions.
Gill ensures that all pharmacy staff have an equitable opportunity for their own personal development regardless of their specific role. Gill's innovative ideas for staff development have gained recognition at Trust level and rolled out for staff groups other than pharmacy.
Thank you Gill for all of your hard work, it has not gone unnoticed!
Diane is an exemplary pharmacy technician leader. She is currently acting up in the position of Pharmacy Technical Services Manager and has embraced this wholeheartedly and with enthusiasm. She supports and empowers the pharmacy technician leadership team at LTHTR and inspires them and the wider team to be the best they can be to deliver excellent, innovative pharmacy services to our patients.