Jo Jenkins

Specialist Pharmacist (Patient Group Directions) SPS Medicines Use and Safety Division

With a background across acute, community and primary care NHS services Jo is now the SPS lead for Patient Group Directions.  Jo advises on PGDs and other medicine supply/administration mechanisms used within English NHS/NHS commissioned services.  Jo leads the development of national PGD templates as part of the wider SPS Medicines Governance Do Once programme.  Supported by the SPS PGD Service Advisory Board (a wide group of experts from the CQC, MHRA, NHSE, NHS, RCN, NPA, commissioners and independent providers) the SPS PGD Advisory Service publishes resources to support PGD development and use which are available on the SPS website.  Jo and colleagues are available to support you with any PGD related questions or queries you have.