Ashley Cohen

Managing Director of Pharm-Assist (Healthcare) Ltd; Chair of Community Pharmacy West Yorkshire

Ashley Cohen is the owner of a family run, award winning, independent group of Pharmacies in Yorkshire. He has worked across all sectors of the pharmacy profession in his 30 years practicing as a pharmacist. He currently Chairs CPWY which is one of the largest Local Pharmaceutical Committees in the country that supports over 500 pharmacy contractors.

Ashley’s Pharmacy group has been pioneering partnership opportunities with a number of external organisations to ensure that pharmacy teams are embedded into healthcare delivery. His organisation has 10 staff working cross sector in a number of organisations supporting bespoke pharmaceutical care. These include, General Practice, Care Homes, Hospice, Intermediate Care Units, and Health & Justice sectors. Ashley was one of the first cohorts of pharmacists to work within the primary care settings in the mid 1990’s at Health Authority level supporting general practice prescribing and formulary support.