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Scotland’s CPO to address NPA/PM conference

Scotland’s chief pharmaceutical officer, Dr Rose Marie Parr, will be a panelist at the joint NPA/Pharmacy Magazine conference, it has been revealed.

Health secretary Matt Hancock and NHS England director Ed Waller were earlier confirmed as speakers at the event, which takes place in Manchester on June 20.

The conference is a collaboration between the NPA and Communications International Group, publisher of Pharmacy MagazineIndependent Community PharmacistP3 Pharmacy and Training Matters.

NPA chief executive Mark Lyonette said: “Rose Marie Parr is a driving force behind the Pharmacy First approach in Scotland, which is about making care more convenient for patients and engaging the entire healthcare workforce, to cope with the ever increasing demands of an ageing population. NPA members from all parts of the UK will find her remarks insightful and illuminating. Rose Marie is a great addition to the conference line-up.”

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