SHPA President Peter Fowler shares condolences after the passing of RACGP President Dr Harry Nespolon

On behalf of the Board of Directors and members, the Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia (SHPA) President Peter Fowler has expressed deep condolences this afternoon following the death of Dr Harry Nespolon, President of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP).

Mr Fowler says Dr Nespolon will be remembered as a passionate and dedicated leader.

‘We are shocked and saddened to learn of the passing of Dr Nespolon.

‘He was a giant of General Practice, a strong advocate for the profession – and for patients – and will leave a lasting legacy on the organisation he has shaped in recent years.

‘With the needs of patients front and centre, SHPA and RACGP share similar worldviews and it has been my personal pleasure to see our professions collaborating on areas of mutual interest.

‘I believe this spirit of partnership, for the health of the Australian community, will endure.’

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