Appeals committee

  • The appeals committee was established under the Pharmacy Order 2010 and can consider appeals of certain types of registration decisions as listed in article 39 of the Order. It cannot consider appeals of decisions which are not listed.
  • The process is explained in more detail in the appeals section.
  • The composition of the committee is set out in the General Pharmaceutical Council Statutory Committees and their Advisers Rules. The committee's proceedings are governed by the General Pharmaceutical Council Appeals Committee Rules.

Membership of the appeals committee

  • The members of the appeals committee are listed below. All appeals are heard by a panel drawn from among these members.
  • All committee members are expected to abide by a code of conduct.



Register of interests

Michael Caplan QC


Michael Caplan Reg of Interests

Geoffrey Pettigrew

Deputy Chairman

Geoffrey Pettigrew Reg of Interests

James Kellock

Deputy Chairman

James Kellock Reg of Interests

Michael Cann

Lay member

Michael Cann Reg of Interests

Paul Sommerfeld

Lay member

Paul Sommerfeld Reg of Interests

Reema Caddies

Registrant member

Reema Caddies Reg of Interests 

Yemisi Gibbons

Registrant member

Yemisi Gibbon Reg of Interests

Deborah Railton

Registrant member

Deborah Railton Reg of Interests

Alison Webster-Kell

Registrant member

Alison Webster-Kell Reg of Interests

Alexander Mills

Reserve Lay member

Alexander Mills Reg of Interests

Ifat Reader

Reserve Lay member

Ifat Reader Reg of Interests

Nalini Varma

Reserve Lay member

Nalini Varma Reg of Interests

Alice Robertson-Rickard

Reserve Lay member

Alice Robertson-Rickard Reg of Interests

Carolyn Tetlow

Reserve Lay member

Carolyn Tetlow Reg of Interests

Wendy Golding

Reserve Lay member

Wendy Golding Reg of Interests

Surinder Bassan

Reserve Registrant member

Surinder Bassan Reg of Interests

Bukky Giwa

Reserve Registrant member

Bukky Giwa Reg of Interests

Supriya Kapas

Reserve Registrant member

Supriya Kapas Reg of Interests

Gazala Khan

Reserve Registrant member

Gazala Khan Reg of Interests

Gail Curphey

Reserve Registrant member

Gail Curphey Reg of Interests