Søndergård Nielsen, Gitte*

Seminar Title: 

IG1 – Better together! - Hospital pharmacists go collaborative (26th Congress - Hospital pharmacists – changing roles in a changing world)

Affiliation: 

The North Denmark Region, Hospital Pharmacy - Hospital Pharmacy Manager

Country: 

Denmark

1. Current Status, Position

Gitte Søndergård Nielsen is the Hospital Pharmacy Manager (CEO) at the Hospital Pharmacy in The North Denmark region, which is one of five regions in Denmark. The region has 3 hospitals on 11 sites with 1,800 beds. The Hospital Pharmacy has 225 employees.

Mrs Søndergård Nielsen is also the chairman of SAK - the collaboration between the hospital pharmacies in the five regions and Amgros. Amgros is owned by the Regions. SAK work with efficient operation and development of new initiatives within procurement and tendering procedures, manufacture, clinical pharmacy and development of competences.

2. Education

Gitte Søndergård Nielsen studied Pharmacy at the University of Copenhagen and graduated in 1995. Gitte Sondergaard Nielsen started as Hospital Pharmacy Manager in 2008 and was elected as chairman of SAK in 2017.

3. Conflict of interest

None