2023 PSNC Election Results

Voting has closed in ballots for three Regional Representatives* and non-CCA Multiple Representatives on PSNC (soon to be known as Community Pharmacy England).

Completed voting forms received by the close of voting (12 noon on Friday 24th March 2023) have been counted and validated. The results can now be declared as follows.

 

East of England Regional Representative

Candidate name Number of votes
Anil Sharma – CAMBRIDGE AND PETERBOROUGH LPC 69
Babatunde Sokoya – ESSEX LPC 34
Junchao Jiang – SUFFOLK LPC 19

Turnout was 20.47%

We, therefore, declare that Anil Sharma has been duly elected.

 

North West Regional Representative

Candidate name Number of votes
Fin McCaul – GREATER MANCHESTER LPC 52
Ian Cubbin – COMMUNITY PHARMACY CHESHIRE & WIRRAL LPC 37

Turnout was 14.31%

We, therefore, declare that Fin McCaul has been duly elected.

 

North East Regional Representative

Candidate name Number of votes
Sami Hanna – GATESHEAD & SOUTH TYNESIDE LPC 57
Sunil Kumar – COMMUNITY PHARMACY COUNTY DURHAM LPC 17

Turnout was 26.71%

We, therefore, declare that Sami Hanna has been duly elected.

 

*Please note that a further ballot in the West Midlands region has been extended until 12 noon on 31st March 2023 due to an admin error delaying voting notices being received by pharmacies in this area. The result of this ballot has now been announced here.

The six other regional elections were uncontested, and the results are:

Region Candidate name
North London Prakash Patel – NORTH EAST LONDON LPC
South London Beran Patel – CROYDON LPC
East and North Midlands Lindsey Fairbrother – DERBYSHIRE LPC
Yorkshire and the Humber David Broome – WEST YORKSHIRE LPC
South East Gary Warner – COMMUNITY PHARMACY SOUTH CENTRAL LPC
South West Sian Retallick – DEVON LPC

 

Non-CCA Multiple Representatives

Candidate name Number of votes
CATTEE, Peter 420
STRACHAN, Ian 329
PATEL, Jay 239
MODI, Has 223
PATEL, Mayank Harendra 140
BADENHORST, Jay 59
PATEL, Chiman 42
MORJARIA, Rajesh 17
BORNO, Hamish 12

Turnout was approximately 60%

We, therefore, declare that Peter Cattee, Ian Strachan and Jay Patel have been duly elected.

 

The full list of PSNC Members, including appointees from the Company Chemists’ Association (9 members) and the National Pharmacy Association (2 members), will be announced soon after 1 April.


Please Note: The table showing the Non-CCA Multiple Representatives results was amended on 29th March to correct a transcription error in the number of votes received by Jay Patel. The outcome of the election is unchanged.

Pharmacy owners are reminded of the requirement to complete the 2023 workforce survey, which is a mandatory requirement for all pharmacy owners. The survey will close on Sunday 17th December 2023.

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