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Professor Peter Noyce (CBE, BPharm, PhD, FRPharmS) - personal details

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Professor Peter Noyce

Role: Professor of Pharmacy Practice

Tel: +44 (0)161 275 2342

Telephone: 0161 275 2342 (PA - Paula Rosson)




Peter Noyce was appointed to the Chair in Pharmacy Practice in 1991, and founded the Drug Usage and Pharmacy Practice (DUPP) group .  Previously he was Deputy Chief Pharmacist at the Department (Ministry) of Health, having held several senior pharmaceutical appointments in teaching hospitals and health authorities in London.  From 1994-8, he was Head of the School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences and from 2002-5 Director of the Department of Health-funded Centre for Pharmacy Postgraduate Education (CPPE). In 2004 he was instrumental in establishing a unique academic organisation, the Academy for the Study and Development of the Pharmacy Workforce, known simply as “The Workforce Academy”.  Peter Noyce has now been appointed by the Ministers as professional advisor for the establishment of the new national regulatory body for pharmacy, the General Pharmaceutical Council in 2010

1994  - Nominated a Fellow of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain (RPSGB) for distinction in the profession of pharmacy.  FRPharmS.

2002  - Awarded the Charter Gold Medal of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britainthe highest award of RPSGB, which is normally awarded annually to an individual pharmacist who has made an outstanding contribution to pharmacy nationally and internationally

Memberships of Committees and Professional Bodies

Practice Research Vice-Chairman (2008) and Chairman (2009), British Pharmaceutical Conference

Professional advisor to Department of Health Professional Regulation and Leadership Oversight Group (PRLOG) 2007-2010, and Carter Review of Pharmacy Regulation and Leadership, 2007.

Deputy Chairman, Pharmacy sub-panel RAE 2008.

Medicines Commissioner (member of UK appellate and statutory advisory body on medicines for human and animal use). 2002-2005


  • 1994 - Fellow - Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britian
  • 1973 - Member - Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain
  • 1972 - PhD - University of Wales
  • 1968 - BPharm (Hons) - University of Wales