Lead for Community Pharmacy Development & Governance, NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde, Scotland
David qualified as a pharmacist from the then Robert Gordon’s Institute of Technology in the last millennium and spent his formative years in community pharmacies across Scotland, culminating in his appointment as a Primary Care Services Manager for a large multiple covering Scotland, Northern Ireland and the North of England.
In 1999 he was appointed Director of Pharmacy for the Primary Care Trust in NHS Greater Glasgow and continues in a similar capacity in his current role.
David is a Fellow of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society and a previous recipient of the Society’s Charter Award. He is a past member of the RPS Scottish Pharmacy Board and the Assembly and immediate past Treasurer. A strong advocate for the Society, he is particularly vocal on the benefits of membership.
He is proud to have been associated with Pharmacy Management for nigh on the past 20 years and continues to be actively involved through the Editorial and Scottish Boards.
Above all, he is a passionate enthusiast for community pharmacy and continues to advise the Chief Pharmaceutical Officer, Scottish Government on such matters.