Helen Kilminster

Senior Clinical Pharmacist
Tower Hill Medical Practice & Vice President, Primary Care Pharmacy Association

Helen is a Senior Pharmacist, Advanced Clinical Practitioner at Portway Family Practice, Sandwell. Helen has completed a 2-year tenure as PCN Clinical Director for ‘The People’s Health Partnership’, serving a community population of 58,000. As part of the Phase One, COVID Vaccination Programme roll out, Helen was the Local Vaccination Site Lead for the ‘Trinitiative’ PCN grouping consisting of 21 GP surgeries in West Birmingham.

Helen is also the Primary Care Clinical Leadership Executive for long term conditions and prevention as well as the Primary Care Clinical Leadership Executive for integrated pathways and service redesign. Her system-wide roles extends to chair of Long-Term Conditions Commissioning Board and deputy chair of the Out of Hospital Board. Helen is the national vice-president for Primary Care Pharmacy Association and a Primary Care Expert Advisory Board Member for Royal Pharmaceutical Society. Her national work continues in various NHSE&I clinical reference groups – Pharmacy Integration Fund and Frailty at Home. Helen was one of the founding CD board members for the NHS Confederation PCN Network. She has also been part of the Royal College of General Practitioners for Patient Safety and Quality Prescribing Steering Group. Also, Helen contributes to the Joint National Inclusive Pharmacy Practice agenda and is a Royal Pharmaceutical Society Fellow.