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Pharmaceutical Credit Forum

12 September

09.30.             Physical attendees to arrive for Networking & Coffee


09.45.             Virtual attendees please log onto Zoom to be

ready for the 10.00 start.


10.00.             Welcome, Introductions & Updates

Laurie Beagle, Managing Director

Jon Swan, Ambassador, Forums International


10.15.             Shoosmiths Welcome

The UK Covid-19 Inquiry: What is it and what does the

Pharmaceutical sectors need to know?

                                    Joanne Sear (Principal Associate (Barrister)) and Alex Friston (Associate).


11.00.             Break


11.15.             How doctors’ surgeries work and the funding structures behind them General Practice funding is not straight forward and we will cover the financial complexities of running a practice and the various funding streams available to practices

Rob Legge, Managing Director, The Surgery Network Ltd

The Surgery Network supports and underpins general practice in their financial management with unique procurement and financial control systems supported by expert advisors.

Mrs Thelma Speed

Locum Practice Manager/General Practice Consultant and Director of Non-Clinical Training, Network for Practices. Recently retired Practice Manager, experienced in dispensing and non-dispensing surgeries in both individual and multi-site surgeries.


12.00.             An introduction to our Corporate Partner CoCredo

Plus a guide to sourcing essential information for the Pharma sector.

Dan Hancocks, Managing Director, CoCredo


12.45.             Agenda Items


13.00.            Lunch


13.45.             Process Improvement? Why bother?

A look at the drivers for Continuous Improvements in organisations,

where should you start and how to maintain the focus

                       James Edwards – O2C Transformation Specialist


           14.30.           Roundtable – Open discussion on key challenges and solutions

Jon Swan, Ambassador, Forums International



           15.00.           Wrap-up & Close



The Venue:                                                    Booking / Contact:

Shoosmiths                                                     Lynn Christon

Apex Plaza                                                        Email:

Forbury Road                                                    M: +44 (0)7880 551067




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