Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy

Congratulations to Dr. Amelia Hollywood who has recently attained Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy. This achievement demonstrates her commitment to delivering high quality teaching to our students. It is awarded by the Higher Education Academy for meeting the criteria of the UK Professional Standards Framework (UKPSF) and is also recognised by a growing number of international institutions.

 

PhD success: study of medication administration errors

Many congratulations to Hesham Abduldaem (pictured in the centre) for defending his PhD thesis successfully, passing his viva with minor corrections on Friday 20 October 2017. Hesham’s thesis is entitled: “Medication Administration Errors Studied Through the Mixed-Methods Lens” and the external examiner was Dr Richard Keers (pictured to the left) an expert in the field of medication errors in pharmacy. The internal examiner was Professor Gary Stephens (pictured to the right).

Meet the Rugby Champions!

Congratulations are in order to Dr. Amelia Hollywood. As well as being a Lecturer in Health Services Research within Pharmacy Practice, she is also a rugby champion and won the 2017 Ryvita Touch Nationals Masters Tournament at Droitwich rugby club on 7th October representing South East England with the South-East Renegades Women’s team. We wish you and your team many more medals for future matches!

Antibiotics for acute respiratory tract infections: a mixed-methods study of patient experiences of non-medical prescriber management

Please see attached a link of Dr Rosemary Lin’s work in association with Molly et al. which has now been published on BMJ open. 

http://bmjopen.bmj.com/content/7/3/e013515

Antibiotics for acute respiratory tract infections: a mixed-methods study of patient experiences of non-medical prescriber management 

Molly Courtenay, Samantha Rowbotham, Rosemary Lim, Rhian Deslandes, Karen Hodson, Katie MacLure, Sarah Peters, Derek Stewart