Jonathan Smith, Mayberry Pharmacy, Newport

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board

Jonathan is a well-respected community pharmacy manager in Newport Mayberry’s, and has consistently delivered excellent pharmacy services to his customers, as well as established extremely good links with local practices. He has a passion for community pharmacy and always liaises professionally with the health board on any pharmacy issues that are appropriate. Also notable has been his cultivation of links within the Newport Neighbourhood Care Networks (NCNs), representing the views of community pharmacy in NCN meetings; again, widening his primary care network.

Jonathan has developed an effective team who work together to serve the local community, with patient care at the forefront of everything they do. The pharmacy has long been recognised as a centre of training, successfully supporting pre-registration pharmacists for the last seven years.

As an independent prescriber, Jonathan has been commissioned by Aneurin Bevan Health Board to support substance dependency; prescribing for patients in order to reduce their addiction to prescribed medication. In addition to this, he’s working with the health board to develop an advanced minor ailments service.