Associate Director for Contractor Engagement, Community Pharmacy Wales
Rhodri Thomas joined the register in 2002. He has worked for a number of community pharmacy contractors in a variety of roles from branch pharmacist up to area manager and has also been the CCA Policy & Planning Manager for Wales. Rhodri has worked for Community Pharmacy Wales (CPW) for the past 4 years in a contractor engagement role 3 days a week, visiting and supporting contractors whilst also continuing to work as a pharmacist in a community pharmacy in Cardiff for 2 days a week.
Rhodri and Mark Griffiths are presenting Shaping the future of Community pharmacy in Wales.
This will outline the approach taken in engaging contractors on the journey to deliver a service based contract in collaboration with the Welsh Government and Local Health Boards. It will cover the role that CPW has undertaken to support contractors to deliver the changes to the Community Pharmacy Contractual Framework since 2016, and the work we are continuing to do to develop community pharmacists and help them deliver the future of community pharmacy in Wales in a new contractual framework.