Opportunity to Join the NHS Inclusive Pharmacy Practice (IPP) Advisory Board

NHS England are Seeking Expressions of Interest for Community Pharmacy Representatives

The Inclusive Pharmacy Practice (IPP) Advisory Board has been established following a programme of work to develop principles and a framework to encourage pharmacy organisations and professionals to embed inclusive pharmacy practice into their work and NHS England have an opportunity for 2 x Community Pharmacy Professional Leaders to join the Board.

The Board’s objectives include providing advice, guidance and thought leadership and the Pharmacy Advisory Group at NHSE&I and to guide and advise on the work of the IPP Programme; supporting partner organisations signed up to the IPP principles to make a measurable difference to patients, pharmacy teams and health inequalities.

The role is open to Pharmacy Technicians and Pharmacists within community pharmacy with the closing date to apply being 17:00 on 28th June 2022.

The time commitment for the post will include:

  • One board meeting every 2 months.  Each meeting will be up to 2 hours. It is anticipated that the board will continue for a minimum of 2 years. Meetings will usually be virtual using Microsoft Teams. It is anticipated that, when COVID restrictions allow, some opportunities for face to face meetings will be arranged.
  • Ad hoc involvement in relevant workstream meetings such as the Improving Engagement and Best Practice Group.
  • Visible leadership of IPP within the pharmacy profession and NHS system.

Application (and if additional information is required) will be through submission of the expression of interest form (Appendix A) to: Jo Coleman, Head of Office, Chief Pharmaceutical Officer’s Team, NHS England and NHS Improvement. Email: england.cpho-office@nhs.net

Please see Expression of Interest document here: