The HIVPA Team

Committee and Expert Panel

The Committee and Expert Panel are made up of HIV pharmacists and technicians from all areas of the UK. Many give up a lot of their own time to work on the committee, but it is a rewarding experience.

If you would like to contribute to the valuable work and support we provide as part of the Committee, Expert Panel, as one of our Regional Representative or in any other way please contact us by emailing



Nadia Naous

St. Mary’s Hospital, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, London

HIVPA  Chair


Sacha Pires

Brighton Healthcare NHS Trust

Deputy Chair and Treasurer


Lucy Hedley

University College London Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Deputy Chair, Education and Training Lead

Portia Jackson

Regional Lead, Cambridgeshire Community Services NHS Trust

You can contact a member of our Regional Representative Team by clicking here


Bronagh McBrien

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust

Bulletin Lead


Celesta Riddles

London North West Healthcare NHS Trust

Industry Lead and Conference Lead for 2019

Nipur Siani

Community Pharmacist

Richard Strang

University of Leicester

Faculty Liaison and Support Representative

Michelle Upstone

Northamptonshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

Technician Lead

Expert Panel


Heather Leake Date

Consultant Pharmacist HIV/Sexual Health

Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust



Mel Snelling, Lead HIV/Infectious Diseases Pharmacist

Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Leonie Swaden, Consultant Pharmacist HIV Medicine

Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust

Rosy Weston, Senior Lead Pharmacist for Sexual Health and HIV

St. Mary’s Hospital, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, London

Adele Torkington

Lead Infectious Diseases Pharmacist, North Manchester General Hospital

Sharon Byrne