Deputy Chief Pharmacist,
Northumberland Tyne and Wear
Claire Thomas is the Deputy Chief Pharmacist for Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust, one of the country’s largest mental health and disabilities Trusts. Since registering as a pharmacist she has worked in acute hospital, mental health and community pharmacy settings. She currently leads and manages team of 25 pharmacists and 20 technicians who provide clinical pharmacy services to all the inpatient wards and a number of community teams across the trust.
Claire is passionate about ensuring that the physical health needs of patients with a mental health condition are addressed across the whole health service. Where patients are reviewed and managed holistically by all healthcare providers.