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Medicines Safety & Quality Group

The UKCPA Medicines Safety & Quality Group has a wide remit, and focuses on areas such as managing risk, reducing errors and incident reporting. The group regularly shares their expertise through UKCPA learning events.

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Anna Bischler


Colchester Hospital University NHS Foundation Trust


Naomi Burns


Medicines Safety Pharmacist,

Western Sussex Hospitals


Surinder Ahuja

Clinical Governance Pharmacist,

Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust

Alice Burridge

Specialist Pharmacist – Anticoagulation,

University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust

Kevin Gibbs

Clinical Pharmacy Manager,

University Hospitals Bristol

Helen Holdsworth

Deputy Chief Pharmacist/Medication Safety Officer,

York Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

James Innes

Associate Director of Quality Improvement

East London NHS Foundation Trust

Yogini Jani, FFRPS

Consultant Pharmacist Medication Safety,

University College London Hospitals

Amanda McLean

Specialist Pharmacist,

Quality Risk and Governance Services, NHS Lothian

Alice Oborne

Consultant Pharmacist Safe Medication Practice,


Jane Starr

Medication Safety Officer,

Conquest Hospital, East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust

Margaret Stone

Senior Lecturer, Non-medical Prescribing and Pharmacist Integrated Urgent Care,

University of Derby

Nicola Wake

Lead Clinical Pharmacist Safety & Governance,


RPS Accredited Training Provider

The UKCPA Medicines Safety & Quality Group regularly shares their expertise through UKCPA learning events



Activity highlights

The UKCPA Medicines Safety & Quality Group were one of the first UKCPA Groups to develop professional curricula which defines the knowledge, skills, behaviours and experiences that constitute advanced and expert practice.

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We are currently looking for:

  • Speakers and tutors for 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 Medicines Safety & Quality Group, or would like to get involved in their activities, please contact one of the Co-Chairs, Anna Bischler (, Naomi Burns ( or Sarah McAleer (

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