Geraldine McCaffrey

Geraldine McCaffreyWelsh Pharmacy Board and RPS Assembly

Geraldine joined the Welsh Pharmacy Board in 2021, and took up the role of Vice Chair in 2022. She is currently the Principal Pharmacist for Research and Development at Betsi Cadwaladr Health Board. She has spent most of her career working in Hospital Pharmacy, including clinical specialist and team leader roles. She qualified as an independent prescriber in 2015.

Geraldine has a keen interest in research, improvement and innovation to ensure patients fully benefit from pharmacy services and the skills of pharmacy professionals. These interests developed through experiences including her research focussing on pharmacy user perspectives of digitisation, and her involvement in the Health Foundation’s Safer Patient Initiative programme. 

Reflecting these interests, Geraldine is currently a member of the Board for Pharmacy: Delivering a Healthier Wales, the 10 year strategy for whole system transformation of pharmacy services and the pharmacy professions in Wales.

She is also involved with delivery of the Digital Medicines Transformation Portfolio for Wales within her Health Board, and with the design and development of Pharmacogenomics Services for Wales.