Aileen Bryson

Practice and Policy Lead at Royal Pharmaceutical Society Scotland

Biography

Currently Deputy Director and policy and practice lead for the Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS) in Scotland Aileen has had a varied career in many sectors of the profession.

After pre- registration training in hospital she became a community pharmacy owner for seventeen years before moving abroad where she had a short spell in industry and clinical trial work with Hoffman La Roche.

On returning to the UK she worked as a prescribing support pharmacist in Yorkshire before relocating back to Scotland working out of hours as an NHS 24 pharmacy advisor before joining the then regulator RPSGB as a policy lead. She subsequently had a senior manager position as the primary care co-ordinator in NHS Lothian before returning to policy in the new professional body, RPS.