Recognition for pharmacy leader

Recently retired pharmacy figure Simon Appel is one of three medical practitioners awarded honorary membership of NPS MedicineWise.

Mr Appel, along with nurse educator Dr Sue Hunt and pharmacologist Professor Robert Moulds have been recognised for their contributions and leadership in quality use of medicines (QUM).

He recently retired from the leadership of the National Return and Disposal of Unwanted Medicines program, which he had headed since its inception in 1998.

According to NPS medicine Wise, Mr Appel “has made significant contributions to the