Professor Steve Howard, Clinical Standards Director for McKesson UK and Superintendent Pharmacist for LloydsPharmacy is to retire on 31st December 2020.
After 35 years working for LloydsPharmacy, Steve Howard has decided to retire at the end of this calendar year.
McKesson UK CEO, Toby Anderson, said: “Steve has made a great contribution throughout his career with our business and I would like to say a huge thank you to him for his dedication, service, leadership and professional guidance over the years and in particular during the recent considerable period of change.”
Steve started his career as a clinical pharmacist in hospital before joining LloydsPharmacy as a Pharmacy Manager and has since spent time in various roles including Head of Internal Communications and Training and Development Director.
A graduate of Manchester University, Steve is also a Fellow of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society, a Faculty Fellow, and serves as a Visiting Professor at the University of Huddersfield and the University of East Anglia.
A succession plan is in place and will be announced in the next few weeks. Steve will become a part time Non-Executive Adviser to McKesson UK to oversee collective Clinical Standards and Governance procedures and processes.