I registered as a pharmacist in 1989 and worked as a hospital pharmacist between 1989-2015. During this time I worked at Leeds General Infirmary between 1989-1999 in various roles including as a Resident pharmacist, Care of the Elderly, Intensive Care and Formulary Management pharmacist . Between 1999 and 2015 I worked at Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust as a Medicine and Care of the Elderly pharmacist and a Senior Antimicrobial Pharmacist. In addition, I worked as a GP Practice Pharmacist between 2001-2003.
Since 2015 I have worked as an Academic Pharmacist. Between 2015-2018 as a Clinical Academic Lecturer at the University of Manchester and lead for Postgraduate Advanced Clinical Skills (Short Course). Since 2018 I have worked at the University of Bradford as an Assistant Professor in Pharmacy Practice and lead for the postgraduate taught clinical pharmacy programmes for pharmacists working in Primary Care. In 2020 I became the lead for the MSc/PGDip Foundation Pharmacy Practice (multi-sector) programme.
ResearchTeaching and learning of Antimicrobial Stewardship for undergraduate pharmacy students and postgraduate pharmacists
Research into post-graduate clinical pharmacy programmes and impact of learning on pharmacists progression and patient care.
Antimicrobial Stewardship and Antimicrobial Resistance.
Care of the Elderly.
PHA7047-C Foundations in Primary Care Practice: Primary Care Pharmacy
PHA7053-C Advanced Therapeutics in Primary Care Practice: Primary Care Pharmacy
PHA7058-B Patient Safety and Decision Making: Antimicrobial Stewardship
PHA7055-C Patients and their Medicines: Medicines use in the Elderly and Antibiotics & Sepsis
PHA7048-C Applied Therapeutics: Antimicrobial Stewardship