Pre-Registration Advisory Group

The Pre-Registration advisory group  provides leadership in Pre-Registration practice and this will be achieved by constituting an empowered and representative network of leaders. It is a voluntary group and network of Pre-Registration tutors and trainees with experience of GPhC Pre-Registration training in various sectors across Great Britain.

This group will contribute to the RPS Pre-Registration project and provide constructive and reasoned feedback to steer the development and evolution of RPS Pre-Registration support, resources and tools.

More specifically, the group will:

  • provide advice and consultation to the RPS and inform standards, guidance and professional policy on emergent issues and consultations relevant to in Pre-Registration practice
  • provide a range of perspectives and facilitate stakeholder engagement across pharmacy sectors
  • provide perspectives to help the National Boards influence external stakeholders (in and outside the profession) on development of Pre-Registration practice
  • engage with the National Boards, other RPS expert groups and panels to share expertise in order to support improvements in the Pre-Reg experience and outcomes.

Member specification

  • nationally (or internationally) recognised as an expert and leader in Pre-Registration practice
  • high level of involvement in institutional roles and professional organisations
  • broad knowledge and expertise in a relevant area of support and development for pre-registration  trainees.

In addition, members of the advisory group will be expected to be:

  • members of the RPS; members of the group are expected to conform to the RPS code of conduct for members of governance bodies as well as codes applicable to their respective disciplines and institutions
  • recognised by the RPS Faculty or working toward Faculty recognition
  • not a member of any other RPS Advisory Group.

Members will be expected to declare any interests that may be a conflict to the work underway.

For further information on Pre-Registration Membership with RPS, please visit our Pre-Reg Membership page.


Chair: Ash Soni

  • Aamer Safdar
  • Akila Ahmed
  • Alisdair MacIntyre
  • Altaf Vaiya
  • Amanda Kemp
  • Atif Saddiq
  • Atif Shamim
  • Babir Malik
  • Dan Greenwood
  • Darshan Negandhi
  • Farah Hira Ali 
  • Hadar Zaman
  • Harsha Parmar
  • Jaspreet Kaur
  • Kathryn Hodgson
  • Laura Doyle
  • Marc Miell
  • Nadia Bhukahri
  • Noma Al-Ahmad
  • Oksana Pyzik
  • Paulette Storey
  • Pratik Thakkar
  • Rosalyn Cheesman
  • Sameed Mahmood
  • Scott Dalgliesh
  • Simon Harris
  • Stephen Peddie
  • Sukdeep Gill
  • Stephanie Bancroft
  • Wasim Baqir