Interim Director for Scotland
Aileen is currently interim Director for Scotland; prior to this she headed up Practice and Policy at RPS Scotland.
Aileen has had a varied career in many sectors of the profession. After pre- registration training in hospital she became a community pharmacy owner for 17 years before moving abroad where she had a short spell in industry and clinical trial work.
On returning to the UK she worked as a prescribing support pharmacist in England before relocating back to Scotland where was an NHS 24 pharmacy advisor before joining the then regulator RPSGB as a policy lead. She subsequently had a senior manager position as the primary care co-ordinator in NHS Lothian before returning to policy in the new professional body.