The College of Mental Health Pharmacy has announced that Specialist Mental Health Pharmacist Ciara Ni Dhubhlaing will be their new President. Ciara takes over from Juliet Shepherd who will be stepping down after two years in the role.
Pharmacist and Director of Pharmacy at Humankind UK, Roz Gittins will take up the role of Vice-President.
The College of Mental Health Pharmacy (CMHP) is a charity which aims to benefit individual care through advancing education and research in the practice of mental health pharmacy. The CMHP support their members in a number of ways.
Their activity includes credentialing of members who demonstrate an expert level of working and share their expertise with partner organisations. They also provide opportunities for professionals to improve their knowledge about mental health conditions and their management.
Outgoing CMHP President Juliet Shepherd commented;
Commenting on her appointment new President of the CMHP Ciara Ni Dhubhlaing said;
“I am very honoured to become CMHP President. The College means so much to me professionally and personally. The support enthusiasm and commitment of our members to excellence in patient care is continually inspiring.
“I am really looking forward to helping our marvellous committee members with all the exciting developments in their respective portfolios and to developing new relationships that can progress our charitable aims.”