Dr Ailsa Power FRPharmS FFRPS
Vice Chair, Scottish Pharmacy Board
Since qualifying, Ailsa has worked in community, hospital and in academia. She has now been at NHS Education for Scotland (NES) Pharmacy for 10 years. Along with the rest of the team, Ailsa provides continuing professional development to pharmacy practitioners including educational support for any new services in Community Pharmacy; she is also involved in the management and development of the NES pre-registration scheme. Ailsa’s role has a national remit which involves routine travel around Scotland - meeting practitioners and RPS members from all areas of practice.
Ailsa is involved in projects with both the Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS), The Older Peoples Working Collaborative and with the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) (Leadership in Primary Care). She believes that she has a good knowledge and understanding of national developments and workings in all sectors, and is able to effectively network to collate the problems, worries and opportunities for members.
Declaration of interests
Date of Declaration: July 2014
Employment: Assistant Director of Pharmacy, NHS Education for Scotland Part-time employment (3.5 days per week). Nature of duties: Providing appropriate and timely education and training to Scottish pharmacists and registered technicians.
Offices for which board member is paid: Self-employed work mainly as a consultant CPD reviewer for GPhC.
Other paid activity: Nothing to declare
Sponsorship: Nothing to declare
Unpaid memberships: Nothing to declare
Family interests: Nothing to declare
Beneficial interests in shareholdings: Nothing to declare