PDA announce Regional Committee By-Election Results

Your Regional Committee is made up of elected members, pharmacists like you, from different sectors of the profession who collectively and individually have responsibility for recruiting, engaging and representing members in their region.

Mon 10th February 2020 PDA Union

PDA members around the UK have been voting to elect new members to their Regional Committees as part of the by-election process, voting closed at 5 pm on Friday 7 February 2020. The independent scrutineer from UK Engage has verified the results and we can now announce the following committee members:


Northern England – Community

Nahim Khan, Elected

Jayesh Ladva, Elected


Northern England – Locum

Tohidul Islam,  Elected unopposed


Northern England – Primary Care

Busola Bammeke, Elected unopposed


South East England – Community

Nav Bhogal, Elected

Hala Jawad, Elected

Sarah Louise Read, Elected


South East England – Locum

Adebayo “Bee5” Adegbite, Elected unopposed

Elsy Gomez Campos, Elected unopposed


South East England – Primary Care

Muhammad Siddiqur Rahman, Elected


South East England – Hospital

Gaurav Sood, Elected unopposed

Tejas Trivedi, Elected unopposed


Wales & Western England – Primary Care

Liz Brooke, Elected


Wales & Western England – Locum

Luso Kumwenda, Elected unopposed


Wales & Western England – Community

Anne Davies, Elected unopposed

Neera Goel, Elected unopposed


Wales & Western England – Hospital

Vishal Savjani – WITHDRAWN



Congratulations to members who have been duly elected to their Regional Committees; you will receive written confirmation along with the appropriate paperwork from the PDA shortly. The final stage is the Executive Committee ratification process. We look forward to welcoming you at the next round of Regional Committee Meetings in the Spring.

Thank you also, to members who were nominated and unfortunately on this occasion were unsuccessful in their election campaigns. We hope you will continue to be involved with the union. Your Regional Official will be in touch with you shortly.

You can find out more about your Regional Committee here. Information will be updated in the coming weeks.




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