Sandra Gidley

RPS President, English Pharmacy Board member


Current occupation: Self-employed locum pharmacist

Academic qualifications: BPharm, University of Bath

Professional awards: FRPharmS

Professional experience and particular interests:

Sandra spent 21 years as a community pharmacist, working mainly in the locum and supermarket sectors. 

From 2000 to 2010 she was Liberal Democrat MP for Romsey. During this time she held posts with shadow ministerial responsibility for health (social care, public health, long-term conditions) and equality. 

She was also a member of the Health Select Committee for four years. Since 2011 she has worked as a community pharmacist with occasional consultancy.

Other interests/hobbies: Lampworking and jewellery making.