Members, Officers and Staff of the LPC

The Essex Local Pharmaceutical Committee consists of a mix of Independent Pharmacy contractors and representatives of larger pharmacy companies and their employees. In addition, the committee has two co-Chairs, a Chief Executive, a Support Manager and a Finance Manager.
Amarjit Nandhra
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I have been working in community pharmacy for 6 years. I look forward to bringing solutions to support our community pharmacies.
Angela Culleton
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Angela has worked for Essex LPC since August 2009. Having previously worked at the County Council in HR.
Ash Pandya
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Ash joined the LPC in 2007 as Business Development Manager and was appointed Chief Executive in April 2009. He was a contractor for 14 years and worked for 10 years as the National Commissioning Manager at NHS Direct.
Bina Patel
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Hamish Borno
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Karen Samuel-Smith
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Karen joined Essex LPC in January 2011 as Business Development & Contractor Support Manager. She previously worked as a Community Pharmacy Contracts Manager with NHS Waltham Forest. Karen’s role is to support initiatives and projects across Essex.
Matthew Nimmo
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Mikey Donnachie
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Mikey works at Rowlands Pharmacy in Jaywick and has been a CCA rep on the LPC since November 2015.
Penny Skellern
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Having had 27 year experience as a community pharmacist, I feel that it is important to understand, and be involved with, local issues. I hope my enthusiasm and experience will help me be a strong local LPC representative.
Poonam Jagdev
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Rajiv Sharma
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Rajiv has worked in Basildon as an independent contractor for 25 years. He has played an important part in developing and increasing the role of community pharmacists within South West Essex PCT during that time.
Sanjay Patel
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Sanjay is currently employed as Area Pharmacy Manager for Boots UK Ltd.
Simon Moul
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Simon is currently employed by Day Lewis in Colchester. An LPC Member for over 10 years, he has been industrious in representing pharmacy within the locality and has championed enhanced services. He currently holds the position of Co-Chair of the LPC.
Tunde Sokoya
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During the 20 years I have been a pharmacist, I have been a proactive team leader and have had experience in a variety of areas. I am looking forward to the opportunity of demonstrating the worth of community pharmacy within my role as an LPC Member.