Committee Members

Contact Details Biography

Dane Stratton-Powell – CCA (Lloyds)

T: 07802 718679

Declaration of Interest: D Stratton-Powell – 2022

Graduated from the University of Nottingham in 2009 and have worked for Lloydspharmacy from pre-registration onwards. Dane has undertaken numerous roles for the company including relief pharmacist manager, pharmacy manager in both Trafford and Warrington and, most recently, area manager of Liverpool, Wirral and Sefton.

As of the end of 2017, I have undertaken a new role as Professional Support Manager for the Cheshire and Merseyside footprint, North Staffordshire, North Wales and the Isle of Man, my key focuses being professional standards and locally commissioned services in these branches.

Vice Chair

Stuart Dudley – Independent Contractor

T: 07834 539479

Declaration of Interest: S Dudley – 2021

Stuart was raised in independent pharmacy. His parents own two pharmacies on the Wirral, where he capped bottles, topped up bags and stocked shelves throughout his younger years. After finishing a degree in Psychology at Liverpool University, Stuart went on to Pharmacy at Liverpool John Moore’s 2003-2007 and progressed to his pre-reg year in Neston to work for J Cubbin & Sons. He stayed with the company, starting as a 2nd pharmacist at the Neston High Street branch. He then went on to manage the Heswall branch, the Neston High Street branch and the Little Neston Deeside Pharmacy. In 2012 he became Superintendent and remained so until 2015 when he left Cubbin’s.

Stuart can now be found at Treetops Pharmacy in Eastham, the family business he left many years ago. He has joined as a Director and superintendent, but still finds himself occasionally stocking the bags and stocking shelves.


Dr Ian Cubbin – Independent Contractor

T: 07712 652285

Declaration of Interest: I Cubbin – 2022

Ian is also the PSNC Mersey Regional Representative

Ian Cubbin qualified from the Sunderland School of Pharmacy 1980 after which he joined the family firm before going on to read his doctorate jointly at the University of Newcastle upon Tyne and the University of Sunderland. He has been a teacher practitioner at Liverpool John Moores University for over twenty years and is currently Managing Director of James Cubbin & Sons, operating five pharmacies in the Wirral.

As well as being the PSNC member for the Mersey region Ian is a Fellow of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society,a member of the Board of Assessors for the General Pharmaceutical Council and a member of the Board of management of the NPA. He chairs the Health Education Foundation which is a grant making charity which promotes the advancement of pharmaceutical knowledge.

Paul Barry – CCA (Well)

T: 07713 300203

Declaration of Interest: P Barry – 2022

Paul grew up on The Wirral before graduating from the University of Bradford in 1991. Initially he remained in Bradford and worked for several years as a locum which enabled him to have the flexibility to spend a considerable amount of time backpacking. He moved to South Manchester and worked in high-tech homecare formulating parenteral nutrition and intravenous antibiotics for Clinovia Ltd. He returned to community pharmacy and started working for the Co-operative Pharmacy (who became Well Pharmacy) 19 years ago. He initially managed pharmacies in Wythenshawe before moving to more challenging branches in Manchester and then Salford. During this time, he also undertook a secondment role as Regional Manager.

Paul relocated to Cheshire and for the last 5 years has worked in the Pharmacy Superintendent’s Team for Well Pharmacy. For the first 4 years he was a Patient Safety and Experience Pharmacist covering a diverse region including Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland and South West England. In September 2020, he became the NHS Contract Business Partner for England. In addition, Paul spends one day a week working as a pharmacist, in Well pharmacies, generally in the Warrington and Cheshire area.

Daniel Byatt – AIMp (Cohens)

T: 07595 294011

Declaration of Interest: D Byatt – 2022

Dan graduated from the university of Nottingham in 1995 and completed his Pre-Reg with Boots the chemist in Macclesfield. Initially starting as a second pharmacist in the Boots Warrington branch Dan moved on to Pharmacy Manager roles in the Hanley Store & then back to the Macclesfield branch as Pharmacy Manager in 2000. In 2004 he moved on to manage the Coop branch in Congleton. In 2006 Dan then came back to Macclesfield to work as Pharmacy Manager for Assura Pharmacy in the Waters Green Medical Centre.

In 2011 Assura pharmacy was purchased by the Cohens Chemist chain and Dan has continued to work for Cohens as Pharmacy Manager in Macclesfield ever since and between 2014-2017 also fulfilled  the role of Management Support Pharmacist for Cohens in the Manchester region.

David Crosbie – CCA (Morrisons)

T: 01270 629727

Declaration of Interest: D Crosbie – 2021

Dave studied Pharmacy at Sunderland Uni before moving on to do his pre-registration with Safeway in 1996.He managed their Nantwich branch for 5 years before transferring into Boots in Chester and then onto North Wales.

In between management, he’s had a number of years being a locum for most companies across the NorthWest. He has also been a cluster manager and a pre-reg tutor and is currently settled back in Nantwich as the manager of the Morrisons branch.

Jack Eckersley – Independent Contractor

T: 01270 584870

Declaration of Interest: J Eckersley – 2022


Jack graduated from Liverpool John Moores University in 2015 and completed his pre-registration year with an independent pharmacy based in Warrington. He continued to work for the company until becoming a contractor with his wife at the beginning of 2021. He is now a director and the superintendent of Rydale Pharmacy in Crewe.

Alongside working in community pharmacy, Jack also has experience of general practice. In 2019-20, he worked as a practice pharmacist for SSP Health across several sites in the North West.

Jemma Grossmann – CCA (Rowlands)

T: 07757 957894

Declaration of Interest: J Grossmann – 2022

Jemma graduated from Liverpool John Moores University in 2017 where she achieved the Life of the School of Pharmacy award. She completed her pre-registration year with Lloyds pharmacy before spending a brief time with Boots as a relief pharmacist. She knew management is where she wanted to be so soon moved to Day Lewis Pharmacy as a branch manager. She grew this shop for 3 years while splitting her time providing COVID vaccinations during the pandemic. After a move to the Wirral, she has now settled into a new role with Rowlands pharmacy as branch manager in Bromborough and is looking forward to helping this branch reach its full potential. 

Andrew Hodgson – Independent Contractor

T: 01625 618481

Declaration of Interest: A Hodgson – 2022

Andrew qualified in 1983 after a pre-reg working for Boots in Essex.  After a brief spell as a relief pharmacist he worked in hospital and industrial pharmacy before returning to community management  in 1987.  Andrew relocated to Cheshire in 1989 and became a contractor shortly after  in Macclesfield where his company now run three pharmacies. He has been an LPC member since the mid 1990s.
Heather Johnson – CCA (Lloyds)

T: 07948 966565

Declaration of Interest: H Johnson – 2022

Heather qualified in 2006 after completing her pre-reg with Lloyds at the Lymm branch. Since then she has worked in several branches and carried out various roles within the company such as cluster manager and safer care champion.

She was a previous member of Wirral LPC before the merge with Cheshire LPC.

She is currently Pharmacist manager at the West Kirby branch of Lloyds and has been there since 2009. She has also been a pre-reg tutor there for the last 7 years.

Rachel Jones – CCA (Superdrug)

T: 07713 632133

Declaration of Interest: R Jones – 2022


Rachel studied at Keele university in Staffordshire where she graduated in 2017. Following that she went on to carry out her pre registration year with Superdrug in their Stockport branch.

Following a successful pre registration year she was appointed Pharmacy Manager at the Congleton branch where she has remained for the past 2 and a half years. More recently she has moved into the role of Senior Pharmacy Manager where she manages 5 other branches in the Cheshire area alongside managing the Congleton branch.

Wesley Jones – CCA (Boots)

T: 07825 845268

Declaration of Interest: W Jones – 2022

Anna Mir – CCA (Boots)

T: 07827 980258

Declaration of Interest: A Mir – 2022


Stephen Thomas – CCA (Rowlands)

T: 01928 754143

Declaration of Interest: S Thomas – 2022

Stephen is also a CCA nominee on PSNC

Stephen qualified in 1995 and, after completing a number of roles with Boots, spent 2 years with Voluntary Services Overseas as Principal Pharmacist in Vanuatu (South Pacific). Returning to the UK in 2001 he spent 2 years working for P. Williams Chemists Ltd. before moving to Rowlands Pharmacy in 2003. At Rowlands, he’s held a number of roles regarding professional standards, contractual matters and external relations. Stephen’s current role as Superintendent Pharmacist consolidates this experience. Stephen is a director of the CCA and CCA nominee on PSNC, is a board member of Community Pharmacy Wales, a nominated member of the Welsh Pharmaceutical Committee and sits on numerous other national working groups in England and Wales. He’s been a member of CPCW (and its forerunners) since 2004.
Katrina Worthington – CCA (Well)

(* Temporarily replaced on the committee by Paul Barry)

Katrina initially started her pharmacy career in a hospital pharmacy in 2005, studying to be a pharmacy technician. She then went on to work for The Co-operative Pharmacy, now Well, to continue her studies. In 2014 she decided to challenge herself and, whilst still working in community pharmacy, completed a Law degree and a Masters Degree.

She has since used both her pharmacy skills and the knowledge learnt during her degrees to move into a role within the NHS Contracts Team in the Superintendent’s Team for Well.