21. February 2012 10:22
Pharma industry veteran Nigel Brooksby has been appointed Deputy Chair at Health Information – a UK company that provides and distributes patient information on medications.
Health Information, which recently secured funding from MVM Life Science Partners, works with the NHS to improve patient medication compliance.
Brooksby has almost 40 years’ experience in the pharmaceutical industry. His past roles include chair and MD of Sanofi UK and president of the ABPI.
His current roles include chair of the UK Life Sciences Council, board advisor at Doctors.net.uk, board strategic advisor at Healthcare at Home and director at Novocta Biosystems.
Brooksby commented: “There is a real need for patients to understand their conditions and medicines better, and Health Information has helped millions of patients to do this. I am looking forward to the opportunity to help develop this success further.”
Dr Grace Lomax, co-founder of Health Information, said Brooksby’s industry experience “will enable us to support more patients, and to fortify our leading position in the UK market”.