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The Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS) Education and Standards Committee has appointed a new Chair for 2021. Professor Andy Husband, Professor of Clinical Pharmacy and Head of the School of Pharmacy at the University of Newcastle, will take on the role has been an existing member of the committee.
The Education and Standards Committee provides expert advice and makes recommendations to the RPS Education and Professional Development Directorate, reporting directly to the RPS Assembly.
Professor Husband said:
“I am delighted to have been appointed as the new Chair of the Education and Standards Committee at the RPS. It’s an exciting and dynamic time for pharmacy at all levels of the profession and I look forward to leading the committee to support the RPS in achieving their vision to support pharmacy education.”
Gail Fleming, Director for Education at RPS, said:
“Congratulations to Andy on his appointment as the new Chair of the Education and Standards Committee. This is an exciting and important period in pharmacy education and we are delighted to have a new Chair with a passion for education as well as the wealth of experience and expertise that Andy brings. The committee will play an important role, working closely with RPS Boards and Assembly, in the delivery of the RPS strategy relating to the education and professional development of the existing and future workforce.”
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