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Jatinder Harchowal
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Jatinder Harchowal

Jatinder Harchowal has been a Chief Pharmacist for over 18 years having worked at Ealing Hospital, Brighton & Sussex University Hospitals, The Royal Marsden and now University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (UCLH).

In March 2020, Jatinder was seconded as Director of Pharmacy for the Nightingale Hospital, leading the set up and running of a 24 hour-7 day medicines optimisation service to help support the COVID-19 pandemic. Jatinder has also supported health systems across the world with the safe introduction and adoption of Biosimilars

Jatinder is the Chair of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society’s Hospital Expert Advisory Group (HEAG) and is an appointed member of the King’s Fund Advisory Board. He is a Health Foundation Fellow and was awarded a Fellowship for the Royal Pharmaceutical Society. In October 2020, Jatinder was awarded an MBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours for his work during the COVID-19 pandemic and services to the pharmaceutical profession.

In May 2022, Jatinder was awarded the Guild of Healthcare Pharmacists Gold medal for achievements and contributions to the profession at a national level.

Jatinder is a qualified career coach and trained to Masters level in Quality Improvement and Leadership and is currently completing his IHI Improvement Advisor training.