Bruce Prentice bio
Name: Bruce Prentice
Role: Locality Lead for Wigan
Qualified: MRPharmS (Hons), Heriot Watt University, 2003
Contact: 0771 442 4343
Bruce has more than 30 years’ experience as an independent contractor and superintendent, combining extensive grassroots experience with management skills developed as a senior project manager. He is a former LPC Secretary who represented contractors while developing innovative projects so contractors were fully-funded to provide enhanced services.
Bruce is also a Director of CHL (CPGM Healthcare Limited), the Greater Manchester pharmacy provider company established to develop and secure opportunities for all contractors. He enjoys working with commissioners to develop new models of care that offer community pharmacies opportunities to provide well-funded innovative services to improve patient care and has extensive experience in clinical leadership and project management, both within and outside of the NHS. Bruce is keen to ensure that individual localities, including Wigan (which he represents), are well supported within the new Greater Manchester LPC structure. He loves a challenge and says he has a positive, forward-thinking approach and outlook.
Areas of special interest / expertise:
- Stop Smoking Service
- Supervised Consumption
- Emergency Hormonal Contraception
- NHS Health Checks
- Transfer of Care Schemes
Other relevant roles:
- Clinical Advisor, NHSE&I Cheshire and Merseyside, Lancashire and South Cumbria.
- Director Central Health Solutions Ltd.
- Director, Bruce Prentice Ltd.