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Medicines Safety & Quality Group

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

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Anna Bischler

Co-Chair

Medicines Safety Pharmacist

Colchester Hospital University NHS Foundation Trust

 

Naomi Burns

Co-Chair

Medicines Safety Pharmacist

Western Sussex Hospitals NHS Trust

 

Helen Holdsworth

Membership Lead – publications

Deputy Chief Pharmacist/Medication Safety Officer,

York Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

James Innes

Membership Lead – social media

Associate Director of Quality Improvement

East London NHS Foundation Trust

Nicola Wake

Membership Lead – online

Link with National Medication Safety Officer network

Lead Clinical Pharmacist Safety & Governance,

Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

Margaret Stone

Education Lead

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

University of Derby

Rachel Leff

Education Lead – sponsorship

Lead Antimicrobial Pharmacist

Barts Health NHS Trust

Surinder Ahuja

Standards & Consultations Lead – standards

Medicines Evaluation Pharmacist,

Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust

Kevin Gibbs

Standards & Consultations Lead – consultations

Pharmacy Manager, Clinical Services

University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust

Yogini Jani, FFRPS

Link with Royal Pharmaceutical Society Medication Safety reference group

Medication Safety Officer

UCLH NHS Foundation Trust

Education Reference Group

Amanda McLean

Specialist Pharmacist, Quality Risk and Governance Services

NHS Lothian

Alice Oborne

Consultant Pharmacist, Safe Medication Practice,

Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust

Publications Reference Group

Aneeka Mitchell

Link with National Medication Safety reference group

Jane Starr

Link with National Medication Safety reference group

Medication Safety Officer

East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust

RPS Accredited Training Provider

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

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Activity highlights

The UKCPA Medicines Safety & Quality Committee were one of the first UKCPA Committees 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 Committee, or would like to get involved in their activities, please contact the Co-Chairs, Anna Bischler (anna.bischler@colchesterhospital.nhs.uk) or Naomi Burns (nburns2@nhs.net)

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