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Director of Communications - Andrea Ashton

Andrea Ashton

Andrea began her pharmacy career in 1985 and has gained a wealth of experience in a range of pharmacy disciplines.  Andrea is currently Pharmacy Technical Services Manager at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust where she is responsible for service delivery and strategic development of Trust dispensaries; ward based Medicines Management services; procurement, stores & distribution; clinical trials; pharmacy interface service and education and training, and manages the contracted out outpatient pharmacy services. She has recently been appointed as Chair of the NW Chief Technicians Network. In her professional role and as an APTUK member, Andrea is an advocate for pharmacy technicians and all that they can contribute to patient care and the pharmacy profession.  Andrea is proud to take on this role and looks forward to working alongside other National Officers, enhancing the profile of pharmacy technicians and the APTUK amongst professional stakeholders.