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General Pharmaceutical Council appoints Laura Fraser as director for Scotland

Published on: 12/09/19

The General Pharmaceutical Council has appointed Laura Fraser, former clinical fellow for the Scottish Chief Pharmaceutical Officer as the new Director for Scotland.

Fraser has held leadership roles in community pharmacy across Scotland including board member of Community Pharmacy Scotland. She has also worked for the Scottish Government as Clinical Leadership Fellow. Prior to her position as board member she was area and regional manager for nearly nine years.

Duncan Rudkin, Chief Executive of the General Pharmaceutical Officer, said: “I am delighted to announce that Laura Fraser has been appointed as our Director for Scotland. The open recruitment campaign led to a strong field of candidates, and Laura’s experience across community pharmacy and more recently with the Scottish government will be an asset to the GPhC. I am looking forward to taking forward a number of key work programmes with Laura, ensuring that Scottish perspectives and stakeholder voices are represented across our work.

Laura Fraser said: “Throughout my career, making sure that patients receive excellent care from pharmacy services has always been my central focus. I am delighted to be taking this focus forward with the regulator as the Director for Scotland and look forward to working closely with stakeholders across Scotland to achieve this.”

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