Ms Helga Mangion
Policy Manager, National Pharmacy Association
Helga, who is a practising pharmacist with over 20 years’ experience in the pharmacy profession, has a Master’s degree in Public Health and a Diploma in Community Clinical Pharmacy. She currently leads on policy management and public health at the National Pharmacy Association. As part of her role as public health lead for the NPA, Helga liaised with various government agencies including the Public Health agency, on the production of various guidelines pertaining to Covid testing and vaccination through community pharmacy. She was also called upon to support the Home Office with the creation of safe spaces for victims of domestic abuse through community pharmacies. She has also held advisory roles where she has worked with GPs to improve the public health agenda and commissioning strategy in line with local population needs. This included leading the production and commissioning of the first ever Obesity service through GPs and Community Pharmacies.