Alison Marshall has worked for NHS East Lancashire CCG as a medicines management care home technician for the last 10 years. She is currently participating in NHS England’s Medicines Optimisation in Care Homes programme.
Qualifying as a pharmacy technician in 1987, Alison’s early career started in community pharmacy. In 1992 she began working in secondary care, where she undertook technical responsibilities at ward level, gaining experience in the different specialities on the wards. She qualified as a prescription accuracy checker in 2008. In 2011 Alison graduated with a FdSc degree in Medicines Management and Pharmacy Services at Huddersfield University with a distinction and was winner of the Chancellor’s Prize.