Share ideas and good practice of Integrated Care System (ICS) community transformation to grow and maintain mental health pharmacy services.


14 September 2022


Online via Webex

About the Event

Yogita, a Clinical Lead for mental health pharmacy, presented some good practice cases of the role pharmacy can play with ICS’s, considered benchmarking and interviewed a Deputy Chief Pharmacist and Lead Pharmacist about securing posts.

Why it’s important

Many mental health services face challenges around staffing and deployment of staff.  There is a need to consider this in light of the NHS long-term plan for mental health.

What was covered

  • A summary of good practice cases
  • Possible KPIs, benchmarking, ntional survey results and the use of non-medical prescribers
  • Interviews about securing posts


Our guest speakers today are:

Yogita Dawda
Clinical Lead for Mental Health Pharmacy, Central & North West London NHS Foundation Trust (CNWL)

Seema Shah
Deputy Chief Pharmacist
South West London and St George’s Mental Health NHS Trust

Louis Ovonlen
Lead Pharmacist for the Adult Community Service Line.
South West London and St George’s Mental Health NHS Trust

SPS Speakers

Our MC for this webinar is Barry Jubraj and Nicola Wake will monitor the chat box for your questions.  You can read more about Barry and Nicola below.


The event was recorded and is available here.
Slides may not be routinely used in these webinars, but if they are they will be available after the event.

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Safety in Lactation: Antipsychotics

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