Louise Lydon

Primary Healthcare Professional Member

Louise has worked as a community pharmacist in South Tyneside for over 20 years since graduating from Sunderland school of pharmacy in 2000.Louise is passionate about tackling local health inequalities and sits on various alliancing boards / groups including long-term conditions, flu and Covid, smoking, drug and alcohol.She is an independent prescriber and a champion for extending the role of the community pharmacist, working outreach within communities.Louise’s other professional roles include being the South Tyneside and Gateshead Local Pharmacy Committee secretary, and a visiting lecturer at Sunderland University, School of Pharmacy.Louise enjoys cooking, reading, gardening and growing as well as paddle boarding with her sister and daughters.