Meet the Team

Our People

  • Adeem Azhar

    Adeem is a resilient, versatile and accomplished results-orientated individual with experience in a range of healthcare settings, gaining a unique insight into the NHS, UK, and global healthcare and technology markets. He has proven success in operational management, ensuring services delivered adhered to core NHS standards and business standards. He has also managed and mitigated risks to businesses through effective monitoring of resources and finances.

    An experienced clinician with an interest in renal and respiratory medicine, and displaying clinical excellence in all areas of practice, he has had success in developing and delivering sales, business development and marketing activities which support the growth of healthcare services, driving efficiencies across the NHS and private enterprises.

    A naturally disruptive leader, Adeem is a creative and innovative thinker with an impressive track record of working cross-functionally and in partnership to develop new business opportunities and deliver bespoke healthcare services, products and technology solutions on a national and global scale.

    Passionate about healthcare, technology and making a human difference.

    Director of Business Development and Strategy

  • Layequr Rahman

    Layequr is one of the founders of Core Prescribing Solutions and is the Director of Clinical Services and Finance. Passion for improving patient care is a key driver in his vision in making tomorrow’s world a healthier place. Layequr has successfully mobilised and delivered multiple bespoke clinical services in primary care nationwide. Current and past partners have described Layequr as innately puissant, with a phenomenal track record in academic, technology and community related achievements.

    Layequr is an outstanding clinician and adaptable pharmacist with vast experience in numerous fields including hospital pharmacy, primary care, care homes, domiciliary care and health informatics. He is a natural leader and strives to bring out the best in all, delivering first-class results by consistently finding pragmatic solutions regardless of any challenge faced. He has an incomparable ability to rapidly acquire new knowledge and skills in highly demanding situations to ensure service provision is always delivered to an excellent standard.

    Director of Clinical Services and Finance

  • Sohail Ahmed

    Sohail is a co-founder of Core Prescribing Solutions and is the Director of Operations. He is an enthusiastic, hardworking individual with a results-driven ethos, who strives for excellence and flourishes in all scenarios and challenges. He is a natural problem solver with a hands-on approach who excels in helping teams to maximise their potential and productivity. He holds a vast amount of experience in primary and secondary care; within hospital, community and general practice. Sohail also has experience within the technology field, working on projects to streamline processes and improve patient access and outcomes.

    Director of Operations

  • Dr Duncan Petty

    With over 30 years of experience in pharmacy, healthcare and the NHS, Duncan has held roles in hospital pharmacy, academia and primary care as well as in a community pharmacy. After changing career to primary care in 1998, Duncan was the founder of the Primary Care Pharmacy Association (PCPA) to develop the role of pharmacists and pharmacy technicians in general practice. His PhD studied the effects of pharmacist-led clinical medication review in general practice. On the back of this research, he founded a clinical services company which was an early implementor and disruptor of general practice clinical services. He has been recognised as a Fellow of the RPS for his work in developing the roles of pharmacists and pharmacy technicians in primary care.

    His professional and academic career is still very active, with research interests in medication review, deprescribing, and implementing prescribing behaviour change in general practice. At Bradford University, Duncan has helped model and run postgraduate education for pharmacists new to primary care pharmacy, and for those seeking to become Advanced Practitioners.

    Duncan leads on the overall training and development side to Core Prescribing Solutions and is an advisor to the Board.

    Head of Training and Development and Advisor to the Board – FRPharmS-IP Dip Clin Pharm, PHD

  • Dr Su Wood

    Dr Su Wood has over 28 years’ experience in clinical pharmacy with 7 years at Leeds General Infirmary specialising in Elderly Care, and 19 years pioneering pharmacist services in primary care providing prescribing support in GP surgeries. Su has been clinical director for a pharmacy team providing services to NHS providers, CCGs and GP practices, and working with the pharmaceutical industry to optimise medicines use and safety for patients and the NHS. She was also service director developing a domiciliary pharmacist medication review service. In 2017, Su completed a PhD and is now a research fellow at Leeds University working on medicines safety and implementation science research projects.

    Su advises on all aspects of the business, ranging from clinical to non-clinical operations and activities.

    Advisor to the Board – MRpharmS-IP PGDip, PHD

  • Mohamed Lambat

    Mo is a highly experienced Senior Clinical Pharmacist with over 10 years of experience working within a variety of clinical settings. His prior experience includes working in hospital pharmacy and in primary, intermediate and domiciliary care. His postgraduate qualifications include a Clinical Diploma in Advanced Pharmacy Practice and a certificate in Independent Prescribing. He is able to proficiently deliver results working independently and acts as a clinical lead to deliver exceptional patient outcomes, always leading by example and mentoring junior staff across the organisation.

    Mo plays an integral part in helping to shape medicines management and optimisation processes within PCNs and general practices. His duties also include leading a team of clinicians. The robust service delivered from this team ensures reduced workload for other healthcare professionals within a number of surgeries, reduces prescription management hours, and allows clinicians to focus on more pertinent duties, prioritising patient needs at all times.

    Senior Clinical Services Manager – Mpharm PGDip Ipres

  • Mariam Javed

    Mariam is a proven specialist in business development, having shown significant growth in businesses ranging from finance to NHS healthcare services. Highly motivated, with an immense passion for healthcare coupled with a personalised approach drives her to consistently optimise performance and exceed desired results. Mariam leads on all marketing and growth activities in relation to Core Prescribing Solutions.

    National Business Development and Marketing Manager

Each of our clinicians is fully adaptable with fantastic clinical acumen, and must meet vigorous internal specifications.

We carry out a specialised in-depth review of all team members to ensure they are fully compliant and trained to an excellent standard.

We have an experienced clinical support team who are on hand to provide training and support to our team, alongside assistance with continuing professional development.

We take immense pride in our colleagues and in hand-selecting our team.

Our team has regular input and training from senior management to review any educational and development needs, and to support in meeting and exceeding clinical and non-clinical requirements. We offer a variety of flexible roles to suit individual experience and skill sets. We provide a comprehensive clinical and system training package to all clinicians, with access to an on-call senior staff member at all times.

We are always looking to help individuals flourish in their careers. Get in touch to see how we can accommodate you in our friendly, vibrant team!

In a recent survey, 100% of our team stated that they enjoy working for Core Prescribing Solutions

Some of their comments:

Good morale, good team and flexibility

Being clinically involved

Extremely supportive team

The managing team are very approachable and make working for Core Prescribing Solutions very comfortable

Excellent trained staff all around. Previously working for another company which I found difficult because it was not organised as well as Core Prescribing Solutions

I have had a great experience so far working with my practice; they really appreciate the pharmacist’s contribution and I feel a valued member of the team

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Phone: 01274 442076
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