Pharmacy Voice has welcomed the appointment of Ash Soni as joint-lead of one of the four new workstreams for the NHS Future Forum announced by health secretary Andrew Lansley yesterday (18 August 2011).
Ash will be responsible for looking at the NHS’s contribution to public health alongside Vicky Bailey, chief operating officer of the social enterprise Principia.
The NHS Future Forum will continue to be chaired by Professor Steve Field. Other workstreams include:
Rob Darracott, chief executive of Pharmacy Voice said:
“Ash is a respected figure who brings a wealth of expertise, knowledge and leadership to the working group – this appointment is a vote of confidence in Ash and the fact that a pharmacist has been appointed to this influential position is great news for our sector. Ash is highly capable of articulating the contribution our sector has to play in improving outcomes and inequalities.”