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Neurosciences Group

The UKCPA Neurosciences Group is a rapidly growing community of pharmacy practitioners who work with patients with neurological conditions.

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Shelley Jones

Co-Chair

Clinical pharmacy team leader,

King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Dr Ben Dorward

Co-Chair

Lead neurosciences pharmacist,

Sheffield Teaching Hospitals

Arlene Coulson

Lead clinical pharmacist,

NHS Tayside

David de Monteverde-Robb

Lead pharmacist,

Cambridge University Hospitals

Rachel Dorsey-Campbell

Senior lead pharmacist,

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, MFRPSII

Joela Mathews

Highly specialist pharmacist in neurosciences,

Barts Health NHS Trust, MFRPSII

Olivia Moswela

Neurosciences intensive care pharmacist,

Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust, MFRPSII

Lesley Murray

Advanced pharmacist for neurosciences,

Queen Elizabeth University Hospital Glasgow

Jenny Sparrow

Principal pharmacist,

The Walton Centre NHS Foundation Trust

Gill Yates

Neurosciences pharmacist,

Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals

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The UKCPA Neurosciences Group raises the profile and contribution of clinical pharmacists within neurological services

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The group raises the profile and contribution of pharmacists within neurological services and their commissioning through engagement activities both within and outside of pharmacy, contributions to Clinical Reference Groups and other working groups, and working with neurological charities and associations.

They are committed to sharing their expertise through education and training in order to improve the care of neurological patients.

Activity highlights

Contributing to the NHSE Immunoglobulin Working Group.

Working with the NHS England Neurosciences Clinical Reference Group which covers specialised neuroscience services and specialised adult neurosurgery.

Establishing links with key neurological charities to raise awareness of neurosciences pharmacists

Involvement in the MS Trust Forward View project, which identified the priority actions needed across the MS sector to enable services to deliver efficient, effective and equitable services for everyone with MS, in the context of changing treatment paradigms

Key documents

MS forward view: A consensus for the future of MS services

Multiple Sclerosis Trust. November 2016.

Get involved

We are currently looking for:

  • Speakers and tutors for neurosciences learning events, including conference workshops, masterclasses and webinars
  • Practitioners who can comment on national consultations
  • Practitioners who have a flair for writing to produce articles for the UKCPA newsletter and website

 

If you would like to know more about the Neurosciences Group, or would like to get involved in their activities, please contact the Chairs, Shelley Jones or Ben Dorward, on shelley.jones1@nhs.net or ben.dorward@sth.nhs.uk

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