Dementia Friends Sessions

Dementia Friends Champions (Pharmacy undergraduate students) will be running Dementia Friends information sessions during week 6. This aims to help people understand what it’s like to live with dementia, change the way we think, act and talk about the condition. This is part of Alzheimer’s Society’s biggest initiative to change people’s perceptions of dementia. More information can be found on the following website:  https://www.dementiafriends.org.uk/. Thee sessions are open to everyone (students and staff).

Wednesday 14th Feb Chemistry LT ground 10am-11am

Thursday 15th Feb CHANCELLORS, CH-G06 4pm-5pm

Friday 16th Feb CHANCELLORS, CH-G06 10am-11am

Time to talk – break the silence around mental health

‘Time to talk’ stand put up by the students

Teacher practitioner, Mona Qasim (centre) and the Mental Health champions

A group of M(Pharm) worked with our mental health specialist teacher practitioner, Mona Qasim, to put up a fantastic stand about Mental Health illness following the Time to Talk Day. Students raised awareness by providing information and talking to people about mental health issues right here on campus. A special thanks and big well done to all those involved.

Presentations from RSOP at HSRPP 2018

Pharmacy practice based PhD researchers, Hamza Alhamad, Ali Dhobia and Flavia Ghouri, will be attending the upcoming Health Services Research and Pharmacy Practice Conference (HSRPP) in April 2018. Hamza will be delivering an oral presentation titled on the beliefs and intentions of UK patients towards the reuse of medicines. Ali will be presenting a poster on the use of benzodiazepines in Saudi Arabia and Flavia will be presenting a poster and a PechaKucha style presentation reviewing non-antibiotic measures for the prevention of urinary tract infections in pregnancy.