Denise Rosembert joins NHS LPP as Assistant Director for Medicines Optimisation

NHS London Procurement Partnership is delighted to announce the appointment of Denise Rosembert as its new Assistant Director for Medicines Optimisation.

Denise, who has joined the organisation from Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, where she worked as Lead Pharmacist Biologics and Homecare, will work as part of the NHS LPP Medicines Optimisation and Pharmacy Procurement (MOPP) team. Her key responsibilities will include supporting the MOPP team to design and deliver the Pharmacy, Medicines Optimisation and Pharmacy Procurement strategy, and working collaboratively with all stakeholders and partners to address health inequalities by ensuring equitable access of medicines for our patients, with best value at the forefront applying a ‘do once and share approach’.

Denise is Alumni of the Chief Pharmaceutical Officer Clinical Fellowship programme, working with the NHS Specialist Pharmacy Service leading on a number of national projects during this time. Denise has extensive clinical experience in secondary care, providing clinical leadership across multiple specialities and has been a key member of many multidisciplinary teams. She has also led a multi professional pharmacy team, as well as being an independent prescriber.

Denise said: “I am excited to start my role as Assistant Director for Medicines Optimisation. I look forward to working across the system with our stakeholders to achieve ambitions within the NHS Long Term Plan and make a positive difference to patient’s lives on a population basis.”

Denise has previously worked on trust-wide digital transformation and health technology innovation projects, medicines optimisation, cost improvement projects pathway development to promote equitable access of biologics and biosimilars for patients in collaboration with the Cambridge and Peterborough ICS.

Jas Khambh, Chief Pharmacist for the MOPP team at NHS LPP, said: “I’m so thrilled Denise has joined the NHS LPP team. Her years of experience are an invaluable asset to the organisation and her skills will undoubtedly make a positive impact on all we do to support NHS organisations across the capital.”