Pharmacist- Community Locum
Since January 2013
• Responsible for entries into the controlled drug register. • Accountable for the safekeeping of the controlled drug cupboard. • Applied clinical knowledge of many therapeutic areas to provide face-to-face pharmacy services to patients. • Clinically screened prescriptions for appropriateness, accuracy and safety. • Conducted final check on dispensed medication • Liaised with doctors regarding therapeutic choice. • Researched queries using online databases and specialist centers to provide up to date information to enquirers. • Conducted medication use reviews routinely. • Trained and supervised pharmacy assistants in dispensary disciplines. • Managed the finances, budgets and stock of the pharmacies.
Pharmacist- Hospital Locum
Since January 2013
• Conducted patient drug histories. • Reviewed patient drug charts and checked for appropriateness of drugs and their doses. • Provided doctors and nurses with information regarding drug doses. • Performed pharmaceutical calculations to enable the adjustment of drug doses for elderly patients or those with renal or hepatic impairment. • Communicated with patients with postoperative patients, and those with severe illnesses.
March 2015 --- June 2015
• Conducted telephone follow up consultations with patients started on a new oral anticoagulant. • Recorded and prioritised adverse drug reactions and reported them to the consultant pharmacist to review. • Engaged in detailed correspondence with doctors on behalf of the consultant pharmacist to update them on their patient’s treatment. • Updated hospital software with patient information. • Answered telephone queries from various healthcare professionals and patients.
October 2011 --- October 2012
• Worked under the supervision of an experienced pharmacist. • Counseled patients on the use of their medication. • Managed the daily supply of methadone and supervised their consumption. • Entered supplied and received controlled drugs in the CD register. • Responsible for the sorting and sending off all the prescriptions at the end of each month to the NHS prescription agency. • Ensured SOPs were up to date and read by all staff • Conducted an audit on patient waiting times for prescriptions and implemented changes to reduce the waiting times significantly therefore improving the customer care service
MSc Clinical Pharmacy Practice in Pharmacy from Robert Gordon University in 2017
Masters Pharmacy in Master's of Pharmacy from Kingston University in 2011
in A-levels Biology, Chemistry, Psycology, Sociology from Kingston College in 2006
Training and Certification
First Aid Certification
Medicines Use Review Certification
Repeat Dispensing Certification