Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust’s Clinical Director of Pharmacy and Medicines Optimisation, Mildred Johnson, has been appointed to the Editorial Board of The Journal of Pharmacy Management.
The Editorial Board at The Journal of Pharmacy Management (JoPM) includes senior pharmacists within the NHS who advise on Journal content and provide expert guidance to the editor in order to ensure the publication meets the needs of the pharmacy profession.
The current NHS England Integrating Pharmacy and Medicines Optimisation (IPMO) agenda, aims to develop a framework which will set out how to tackle the medicines optimisation priorities for the local population within an Integrated Care Systems* footprint. The Editorial Board at the JoPM will play a key role in advising on new initiatives and ensuring that these provide the profession with the support to deliver the NHS objectives within this agenda.
Mildred Johnson, Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust’s Clinical Director of Pharmacy and Medicines Optimisation, commented: “I am delighted to join the Editorial Board of The Journal of Pharmacy Management.
“As a member of the Editorial Board, there is an opportunity to influence and tailor professional support for both pharmacists and pharmacy technicians, through its best practice publications and other topical matters.
“With the significant transformations that lie ahead for pharmacy within the Integrated Care System, I am looking forward to shaping and sharing exemplar practices.”
The JoPM was launched in 1985 and is a quarterly digital publication which aims to share best practice within the industry for pharmacists and pharmacy technicians. Since its inception it has also developed its remit to include the delivery of national conferences and events and management skills and leadership training, delivering programmes across the UK.
Full details of the Editorial Board can be found here: The Journal of Pharmacy Management Editorial Board.
*Integrated care systems (ICSs) are partnerships between the organisations that meet health and care needs across an area, to coordinate services and to plan in a way that improves population health and reduces inequalities between different groups.