Pharmacist Jonathan Underhill is a Medicines Clinical Adviser at the NICE Medicines and Prescribing Programme. He is also currently Medicines Optimisation Lead at Keele University and a member of the scientific committee for the European Association of Hospital Pharmacists.
Andre Yeung is a pharmacist, NHS England Network Chair and architect of the Digital Minor Ailments Referral service. By his own admission, he is on a mission to make stuff better for patients. He was recently elected to the Royal Pharmaceutical Society English Pharmacy Board. He topped the poll in England with 941 member votes.
Andre Yeung is a pharmacist, NHS England Network Chair and architect of the Digital Minor Ailments Referral service. By his own admission, he is on a mission to make stuff better for patients. He was recently elected to the Royal Pharmaceutical Society English Pharmacy Board. He topped the poll in England with 941 […]
Ade Williams on the intellectual challenges facing pharmacy, why community matters and hope for the future
I was very pleased to be invited to write a few words on my pharmacy career, particularly about my time as one of the first primary care pharmacists. Following a discussion about primary care pharmacy, I commented that it is really heartening how far it has developed since those early days in 1992. PIP […]
There is little doubt that the profession of pharmacy in Scotland is thriving. We were extremely proud to share some time catching up with Rose Marie Parr, the Chief Pharmaceutical Officer for Scotland. We had a great conversation about progress towards the ambition of ‘Achieving Excellence in Pharmaceutical care’. We discussed the myriad […]
Over recent years pharmacy practice in Scotland has continued to progress at pace. Fuelled as much by Government support as by the optimism of pharmacists wanting to explore new roles the overall standard of pharmacy practice has increased. Researcher, lecturer and GP pharmacist, Gordon Rushworth epitomises this new era. He has unique perspective though […]
John Hamill is a general practice base pharmacist. He lives and works in Belfast, Northern Ireland. After many years of working in community pharmacy, he made the change to work in general practice in 2017. He is currently the Lead Practice-Based Pharmacist in South Belfast. He has responsibility for 9 practice-based pharmacists who work […]
Why did you become a pharmacist? I became a pharmacist as it is about supporting patients and seemed to offer the right mix of science with maths. I always loved the environment of my local community pharmacy as a child, going regularly with my parents and understood that the pharmacist was an expert […]
How long have you had diabetes? 43 years Does diabetes rule your life or do you control it? My diabetes used to run around my life, but at this stage of my life I like to say it co-exists with my me. Not happily all the time but it most certainly does […]