2018 Scottish Pharmacy Award Winners Announced

The Scottish Pharmacy Awards took place at the Hilton Glasgow Hotel last week. The annual celebration has a positive impact on the pharmacy sector by recognising exceptional pharmacists and showcasing their accomplishments.

Thu 15th November 2018 The PDA

This years’ event was presented by Rachel McTavish. There were over 300 guests on the night with 11 accolades distributed throughout the evening – with the varied categories ranging from Respiratory Project of the Year, and Community Pharmacist of the Year Independent, to Advances in Travel Health and Vaccine Services in Community Pharmacy, and to Student Leadership, which was sponsored by the PDA.

Pictured above L-R: Chairman of the PDA, Mark Koziol, this year’s Student Leadership winner, J Marie-Anne Durham and Head of Policy at the PDA, Alima Batchelor

Each year the PDA sponsor the same category in the Northern Ireland, Welsh and Scottish Pharmacy Awards.

2018 SCOTTISH PHARMACY AWARD WINNERS

Student Leadership Award sponsored by The Pharmacists’ Defence Association – Marie-Anne Durham, Robert Gordon University

Advances in Travel Health and Vaccine Services in Community Pharmacy sponsored by Scothealthcare.com – Jane Rorison and team, Ogg & Company Pharmacy, Ayr

Respiratory Project of the Year sponsored by Teva Respiratory – Bernadette Brown and team, Cadham Pharmacy, Glenrothes

Hospital Pharmacy Team of the Year Award sponsored by Martindale Pharma an Ethypharm Group Company – Leanne Miller, Jude Madeleine and Oncology Pharmacists, NHS Highland

Innovations in Clinical Development in Cardiology Pharmacy sponsored by Daiichi Sankyo – Joanne McGeoghie, Post-MI LVSD Pharmacist Up-titration Clinics, Angus, The Abbey Practice, Arbroath

Pharmacy Practice of the Year Independent sponsored by Scottish Pharmacy Review – Sam Falconer and team, Townhead Pharmacy, Kilwinning, NHS Ayrshire & Arran

Innovative Use of Technology in Community Pharmacy sponsored by Cegedim Rx – Bernadette Brown and team, Cadham Pharmacy, Glenrothes

Innovations in Prescribing, Quality and Efficiency in Scotland sponsored by Napp Pharmaceuticals Limited – Leanne Drummond and the Wigtownshire Prescribing Support Team, NHS Dumfries & Galloway

Education and Self Development in Community Pharmacy – Sinead Collins, Holburn Pharmacy, Aberdeen

Community Pharmacist of the Year Award (Independent) sponsored by Consilient Health – Sam Falconer, Townhead Pharmacy, Kilwinning, NHS Ayrshire & Arran

Special Recognition Award sponsored by EMIS Health – Chris Nicolson, Director of Pharmacy, NHS Shetland and NHS Orkney

Funds were raised on the evening for the 2018 nominated charity, Pharmacist Support, which works for pharmacists and their families, as well as former pharmacists and pharmacy students, to provide help and guidance in times of need.

Pictures from the awards can be viewed here.

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