PharmaPlus staff are mainly made up of pharmacists and professionals with different areas of expertise to help develop a professional team that can help, advice and consult our members on all areas of running their pharmacy; be it clinical services, business services, commercial & marketing services, training of pharmacist & staff (via PharmaPlus academy), regulatory issues, website & social media, help with commissioning NHS or private services, rebates as well as central invoicing and accounts. The team has it all covered.
The main team players at PharmaPlus provide you with a combined experience of over 100 years in the industry
Want to know more about who makes PharmaPlus a success?
Hiten is the managing director of Pharmaplus. He is also on the NPA Board of directors and represents its members in North West London area. He has been a pharmacist for over 37 years and has a substantial amount of experience in community pharmacy. He is a director of a pharmacy in West Ealing, is Chairman of Ealing, Hammersmith, Hounslow LPC and also Chairman of Middlesex group of LPCs (representing over 550 contractors). He was a founding Board member of Pharmacy Voice. He is also a member of the European Pharmacy Forum (EPF).
Hiten believes in closer co-operation and integrated working practices across all sectors and professions. He is also a Trustee Chair of a local charity, The Lido Centre.
In recent years under his leadership PharmaPlus has seen several major changes in developing a clinical services model and framework to further support its members.
Varinder has been Pharma Plus’s Finance Manager for over 8 years and has a substantial amount of experience in community pharmacy finances.
He has played an active role in developing PharmaPlus’ finance strategies with centralised invoicing schemes and a credit control reward system for members making the whole finance process seamless.
He is the main point of contact for pricing, supplier deals and rebates.
Ishan is the marketing manager for PharmaPlus with over 15 years of experience in the pharma industry in various disciplines including publishing, advertising, media planning and consulting.
Along with implementing strategic and marketing plans to promote PharmaPlus, he also provides support to members for promoting their own pharmacies – competition analysis, marketing strategy implementation, budget planning, advertising (inc. print and direct marketing), managing social media as well as developing member pharmacy websites.
He is actively involved with suppliers and members alike, as well as the PharmaPlus Academy (PharmaPlus’ training wing for pre-reg pharmacist, Pharmacy contractors/owners/managers as well as their staff), PharmaPlus Seminars and events.
Dipen is a pharmacist with over 20 years of experience in various settings including community pharmacy, commissioning, various primary care settings and training.
He is actively involved part time with PharmaPlus and devotes the rest of his working week to various clinical, surgery and teaching roles. He provides expert support on clinical matters, a practicing independent prescriber and helps develop innovative services for community pharmacy.
Kashma is a pharmacist with over 6 years of experience in community pharmacy giving her substantial knowledge about the industry. She is a member of Harrow and Brent LPC and manages a pharmacy alongside her role at PharmaPlus giving her hands on experience for the day to day running of a pharmacy.
She is actively involved with PharmaPlus’ clinical and professional team and is always at hand to help out members with any queries. She provides expertise in the areas of professional and regulatory support. She heads the mock GPhC inspection service at PharmaPlus giving members a 100% pass rates for their inspections. She is also on hand to help with the bulk buying service to ensure members can maximise on their buying power saving them time and money.