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Pharmacy Council - Composition

The Pharmacy Council's main function is to regulate the Pharmacy Profession in the interests of the general public. 

Law Part III, Article 15 of the Health Care Professions Act, 2003 

Appointed until 23rd December 2019 

President Appointed by the Prime Minister:
  • Dr. Joseph Chetcuti LL.D. 

Pharmacist Appointed by the Prime Minister:
  • Mr. Reginald Fava BPharm, M.P.S. (UK)

Pharmacist Appointed by the University of Malta:
  • ​Dr. Anna Mc Elhatton B.Pharm(Hons.), M.Phil.(QUB), Ph.D.(QUB), MIFST, FRSPH

Pharmacy Technician Appointed by the Prime Minister:
  • Mr. Stephen Farrugia (Pharmacy Technician)

Qualified Person appointed by the Prime Minister:
  • Mr. Tony Nicholl B.Pharm

Qualified Person elected by QPs (from 9th April 2014 til 8th April 2017):
    • ​Mr. Jonathan Farrugia B. Pharm (Hons.);

Lay Members appointed by Prime Minister:
  • Ms. Anthea Brullo
  • Ms. Dorothy Meli

Members Elected from 12th July 2016 to 11th July 2019

Elected by Pharmacists:
  • ​Mr. Jurgen Azzopardi B.Pharm (Hons.)
  • Ms Mary Anne Ciappara B.Pharm, MPhil 
  • Mr. Mark Mallia B.Pharm (Hons.)
  • Dr. Claire Shoemake B.Pharm (Hons.), M.Phil, M.A.(Diplomatic Studies), Dip. (Arabic Studies), Dip. SBDD (Nott.), PhD (Nott.)
  • Mr. John Vella B.Pharm (Hons.)
Elected by Pharmacy Technicians:
  • ​Mr. Michael Bajada (Pharmacy Technician)
  • Mr. Oreste Dalli
  • ​Mr. Joseph Busuttil B.A.(Hons.) Dip. Mangt. St.