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Jonathan Mason, NHS England discusses Delivering 7 Day Services in Hospital Pharmacy

Jonathan Mason  Clinical Adviser (Medicines) NHS England discusses Delivering 7 Day Services in Hospital Pharmacy at todays conference:

  • the 7 day NHS: an update
  • implementing the national clinical standards
  • ensuring equity in care for all patients regardless of day of admission
  • why moving to a seven day service is essential in pharmacy
  • how do we change co-dependent services such as childcare and local


Presentation can be accessed on Prezi here


Jonathan is a participant on the NHS Executive Fast Track Programme, and, since July 2014, has been working at South West London and St George's Mental Health NHS Trust, where he is leading the Older People's Community Mental Health Transformation Programme: Jonathan is on secondment from his role as Clinical Adviser (Medicines) at NHS England (London Region). Jonathan is a member of the Prime Minister’s Challenge on Dementia Champion Group, and is passionate about improving the quality of care for people with dementia and their families.

Jonathan is the former National Clinical Director for Primary Care and Community Pharmacy at the Department of Health, and Pharmacy Lead for the Dementia Calls to Action at the NHS Institute for Innovation and Improvement, and Head of Prescribing and Pharmacy at NHS City and Hackney. Jonathan was also a member of the Malnutrition Task Force.

Jonathan champions service transformation to best meet the needs of patients and the public. Jonathan is passionate about the role of the pharmacy team in leading medicines optimisation: improving outcomes for patients and the public from the best use of medicines, and promoting and supporting healthy lifestyles.

Jonathan qualified as a pharmacist in 1989, and has a wealth of experience in pharmacy practice including working in hospital and community pharmacy, laboratory-based research into drug metabolism and pharmacokinetics, academia and medicines regulation. He has been working in primary care pharmacy since 1998.

In December 2013, Jonathan was appointed as one of the trustees of the charity Pharmacist Support:

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Follow Jonathan on Twitter @jonathanmason

Events of interest:

Electronic Prescribing In Hospitals: Moving Forward
Wednesday 22 April 
ICO Conference Centre

13 January 2015


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