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Academic Pharmacist Practitioner

I am an academic pharmacist practitioner within the School of Pharmacy.

My career started as a clinical pharmacist within secondary care in the NHS. I progressed to specialist clinical pharmacist before starting at Sunderland University in October 2013.

My role is split between teaching, research and clinical practice with a day a week working at the Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust within renal medicine. I contribute to the undergraduate and postgraduate pharmacy programmes as well as other programmes within the Faculty.

Teaching and supervision

I currently teach on the MPharm, MSc Clinical Pharmacy and MSc Pharmaceutical Sciences for Overseas Pharmacist Assessment Programme

  • MPharm Pharmacy

Clinical Pharmacy across the programme

  • MSc Clinical Pharmacy

Module Lead for PHMM61 (Clinical Decision Making and Stages of Care)
Module Lead for PHMM66 (Clinical Investigations and Diagnostics)
Module Lead for PHMM70 (Clinical Skills 1)
Module Lead for PHMM71 (Clinical Skills 2)

Delivery of the MSc Clinical Pharmacy in Hong Kong in conjunction with HKUSPACE

  • MSc Pharmaceutical Sciences for the Overseas Pharmacist Assessment Programme

Clinical Pharmacy across the programme


My research interests lie within renal medicine and clinical pharmacy.

I have an honorary contract at the Freeman Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust where I contribute as a renal pharmacist. 

I have helped develop interprofessional learning within the MPharm and Team Based Learning at the University.

The School of Pharmacy, University College London 2003 - 2007

Pre-registration Pharmacist
Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust 2007 - 2008

Clinical Pharmacist
West Suffolk Hospital NHS Foundation Trust 2008 – 2010

Specialist Clinical Pharmacist
Gateshead Health NHS Foundation Trust 2010 – 2013

Member of the Renal Pharmacy Group, UK

Member of the United Kingdom Clinical Pharmacy Association

Member of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society

Last updated 11 June 2019

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