New Pharmacy Manager for Peninsula NHS Treatment Centre

Peninsula NHS Treatment Centre in Plymouth has appointed Pedro Martins as its new Pharmacy Manager. 

Pedro joins Peninsula NHS Treatment Centre from Clarepharm Pharmacy in Exmouth, where he was Pharmacy Manager. This was the latest in a number of pharmacy positions in the UK and Portugal.

He gained his MPharm qualification from the University of Lisbon in 2002 and a Master of Science in Health Service Management from ISCTE Business School in 2010.

Pedro has carried out research in the Faculty of Pharmacy of the University of Lisbon, looking at drug delivery systems. He has published in the International Journal of Pharmaceutics and co-authored a poster at the Portuguese Pharmaceutical Sciences Society.

He has a number of interests outside of work, including archery, reading and cycling, and he speaks English, Portuguese, Spanish and French.

Pedro’s post at Peninsula NHS Treatment Centre will see him supporting clinical colleagues and patients with drug requirements for theatres, wards and discharge, as well as general drug stock and management.

Speaking of his appointment Pedro said: “I am delighted to have joined the team at Peninsula. The hospital has an excellent reputation and everyone is very friendly and focused on the most important thing, which is ensuring that patients get the best care.”

Mark White, Hospital Director at Peninsula NHS Treatment Centre, added: “Pedro is a valued addition to our team and will play a vital role in helping us to maintain the highest standards of care and clinical excellence for our patients.”

Peninsula NHS Treatment Centre offers a range of care options including orthopaedic, cataract and general surgery and endoscopic investigations. If your GP agrees that you need treatment you can ask them to refer you to the hospital for treatment – it is part of your choice as an NHS patient.