New appointments to the NHS LPP MOPP team

NHS London Procurement Partnership (NHS LPP) is delighted to announce two new appointments to the Medicines Optimisation and Pharmacy Procurement (MOPP) team which will further enhance the pharmaceutical support and guidance it provides to stakeholders.

Phil Aubrey

Phil Aubrey (pictured top right) has joined NHS LPP MOPP team as the new Associate Director. Phil has 30 years of NHS experience both as a clinical hospital pharmacist and medicines procurement pharmacist. Phil previously worked at NHS LPP from 2006 to 2017.

Phil has also worked within the pharmaceutical industry as a lead for Market Access, both for Biogen and Accord, and has a wealth of knowledge in generic medicines, branded medicines and biosimilars.

Phil will lead on many NHS LPP MOPP initiatives and is looking forward to bringing his experience of working within both the NHS and the pharmaceutical industry into this new role.

Phil said: “It’s fantastic to return to NHS LPP to use the knowledge I’ve gained to support the service we provide NHS organisations, and to ultimately enhance patient care across London. I’m looking forward to getting involved in some key projects and continuing the great work of the NHS LPP MOPP team.”

Phil’s professional interests are in all aspects of medicines, their procurement and how medicines deliver value to patients.

Naeema Majothi

Naeema (pictured top left) has joined NHS LPP as the new Chief Pharmaceutical Officer’s Clinical Fellow. Naeema has wide-ranging clinical experience across the NHS with a specialist background in Psychiatry and Public Health.

Most recently, Naeema has been supporting the delivery and transformation of specialist Primary Care Mental Health services in Yorkshire. She has previously been involved in health research and has been successful in securing research grants in addition to clinical teaching.

Bringing years of clinical experience into her new role, Naeema’s key responsibilities at NHS LPP will include working on the Medicines Optimisation and Pharmacy Procurement strategy.

Naeema said: “I am delighted to be appointed as the CPhO Clinical Fellow at NHS LPP. This is a great opportunity to develop my strategic leadership skills and I am also looking forward to sharing my expertise with the organisation.”

Naeema’s professional interests include health research, health inequalities and health policy.

Naeema added: “I’m really excited to see how the work of NHS LPP can support improvements in health inequalities in the region through successful health policy, strategy and procurement.”

Jas Khambh, Chief Pharmacist and Clinical Director for MOPP at NHS LPP, said: “I’m so pleased to welcome Phil and Naeema to NHS LPP. They are fantastic additions to the team and I have no doubt that they will make a positive impact on our support for NHS organisations across the capital.”