Membership Committee Members

Posted on: Friday 14 October 2022

Closing: Monday 28 November 2022 12:00

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Seeking new members for FPM’s Membership Committee

This committee focuses exclusively on our membership. We have challenged ourselves to make FPM more visible, more attractive and more accessible.

Committee principal activities:

  • Consider and approve applications for Membership, Associateship and Affiliateship of the FPM on behalf of the Board of Trustees
  • Support the professional welfare of FPM members
  • Oversee the development of member networks and member networking events
  • Oversee the guidance and support provided to doctors considering a career in pharmaceutical medicine
  • Consider potential strategies and opportunities for increasing membership
  • Consider the need for new membership categories as well as re-evaluating the entitlements and privileges of current membership categories, and when required, make proposals to the Board regarding the rules governing membership

This committee is chaired by Dr Chris Worth, FPM Registrar, and works closely with FPM’s Head of Membership and Operations and the Events and Membership Manager.

We are seeking additional members for this committee and all Affiliates, Associates, Members and Fellows are eligible to apply. This is your opportunity to shape the future of membership at FPM, find out more about the Membership Committee here.

This vacancy has expired.

Main responsibilities of a Committee member

  • Attend committee meetings, either in person or by video conferencing
  • Actively contribute to the work of the committee
  • Participate in communications by email / telephone in between meetings as required
  • Undertake other activities on behalf of the committee and FPM as agreed
  • Act in compliance with the FPM’s Governing Documents and Procedures
  • Follow the guidance set out in the FPM’s committee guidance documents
  • Act in compliance with the FPM’s Policies including its Code of Conduct and Equal Opportunities Policy
  • Act in compliance with FPM’s values

FPM’s values

We areThis means
Professional Being accountable for our work and actions
Innovative Seeking solutions proactively
Caring Treating everyone with dignity
Collaborative Working positively with others
Credible Being honest and ethical in our work
Learned Investing in developing knowledge and skills


The method of appointment is open advertisement from the membership of FPM of Pharmaceutical Medicine. A person specification is provided below. Shortlisted applicants will be invited to meet an appointment committee.


Committee members normally serve for a period of three years. This can be extended to a maximum of six years if re-appointed.

Time Commitment

It is anticipated that there will be four two-hour meetings per year by video conferencing unless the Committee requests to meet in person. There may be some time commitment to support the committee between meetings but it is difficult to be prescriptive about the extent of this.

Code of Conduct

FPM wants volunteers to have a positive experience and this volunteer code of conduct is intended provide clear guidance on the standards of conduct and practice of our volunteers | Code of Conduct for Volunteers


Information relating to committee business must be kept confidential unless otherwise agreed by FPM.


FPM will reimburse travel and subsistence costs arising from reasonable attendance at FPM meetings and events under the terms of the FPM’s Expense Claim Policy.

Person specification

As part of your application, please provide details and examples of how you meet these criteria:


  • In good standing with the relevant medical registration body (e.g. GMC)
  • Current Fellow, Member, Associate or Affiliate of the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Medicine in good standing


  • Evidence of continuing professional development
  • Evidence of achievement and contributions to the specialty of Pharmaceutical Medicine
  • Currently undergoing revalidation

How to apply

Please send your CV with a covering note of approximately 500 words outlining your relevant experience and ideas for developing the work of the committee to

Deadline for applications: 17:00, Mon 21 November 2022

FPM welcomes and actively seeks to recruit people to its activities regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation. FPM aspires to reflect the diversity of its members in all its committee, senior roles and staff in general.

If you have any questions about the role or application process please email or contact our Head of Membership at or +44 (0) 20 3696 9030.