Elections 2023

The term of office for Somerset LPC members will now expire on 30th June 2023 and a new committee will need to form from 1st July 2023 under the new name of Community Pharmacy Somerset. As part of the model constitution proposed and voted for by our contractors our committee will continue to be made up of 11 members spread across our contractor group including Company Chemists’ Association (CCA), Association of Independent Multiple Pharmacies (AIMp) and independent members. There are 3 independent places available on the new committee.

The timeline for the nomination and election process is as follows:

Action Date
Nomination forms to be distributed by Somerset LPC to independent electors Tuesday 18th April 2023
CCA and AIMp nominations must be received
Closing date for return of independent nomination forms to Somerset LPC Tuesday 2nd May 2023
Voting papers and candidate statements to be distributed by Somerset LPC Returning Officer no later than Wednesday 10th May 2023
Closing date for return of voting papers Wednesday 24th May 2023
Announcement of results by Somerset LPC to contractors Wednesday 31st May 2023
Inform PSNC, NHS England and NHS ICB Monday 3rd June 2023
New Community Pharmacy Somerset members take up office Saturday 1st July 2023

The nomination letter and nomination form have been sent to contractors via email on Tuesday 18th April 2023 to return by midday on Tuesday 2nd May 2023.

Voting forms will also be added here once the nominations are available.

Your Returning Officer is Michael Lennox, CEO for Somerset LPC