Jane Shanahan has worked for NHS East Lancashire CCG as a medicines management care home technician for the last five years. She is currently participating in NHS England’s Medicines Optimisation in Care Homes programme.
Qualifying as a pharmacy technician in 1986, Jane’s early career began in community pharmacy. She made the transition to secondary care in 1994, gaining experience in multiple acute hospitals and specialities, qualifying as a prescription accuracy checker in 2006. Jane became an NVQ assessor in 2013, supporting pre-registration technicians.