Meet the team:

Richard Brown PhD FRPharmS

Richard has extensive experience working in both the corporate setting of Lloyds Pharmacy and now as the Chief Officer of Avon Local Pharmaceutical Committee.

His passion for supporting and promoting community pharmacy has led to the development of the Healthy Living Pharmacy project across Bristol and South Gloucestershire.

His vision for the future of community pharmacy is for the highly skilled pharmacy team to be offering both preventative health advice to stop people becoming ill, whilst also supporting people with a diagnosed condition.  That way pharmacies can truly be part of the local community.


 Jerry Long

Jerry has worked in the community pharmacy setting for over 20 years and is a huge advocate of the profession and the difference pharmacists and their teams can make to the health and wellbeing of their patients.

In his current role of Community Pharmacy Support Manager for Avon LPC, Jerry spends time at the ‘coal face’ with teams helping to develop their service offer.

Previously, Jerry has been an Area Manager for Lloyds Pharmacy along with being the Quality Payment Scheme Implementation Manager for Avon LPC.

Judith Poulton MRPharmS

Judith is passionate about the difference pharmacy teams can make to their local community’s health and wellbeing and sees that pharmacy has a key role to play in the strategic health agenda. She is energetic and highly motivated, always looking for new ideas to engage with people.

An experienced community pharmacist, Judith was an Area Manager for Boots, before moving into the role of Healthy Living Project Manager and Implementation Manager for Avon LPC.  Her main focus is to develop and coach pharmacy teams so that they reach their full potential enabling them to make a difference to the community they serve.