Lucy Hedley, MPharm, MRPharmS, MFRPSI, PGDipGPP, is a senior clinical pharmacist specialising in HIV/GUM & Infectious Diseases. She currently works at University College London NHS Foundation Trust where as part of her role she also works in the pharmacy department at the Mortimer Market Centre, Central North West London NHS Foundation Trust. Lucy has a strong interest in education and training and is a member of the HIV Pharmacy Association steering committee working as both Education and eHIVe Leads. She is also a member of Faculty and recently submitted her portfolio for assessment.
Helminth infections: diagnosis and treatmentSubscription
Diagnosis and selection of appropriate drug treatments for common helminth infections.
With azithromycin made available over the counter for chlamydia treatment, this CPD article reviews how to identify and treat the most prevalent sexually transmitted infections.
Managing pneumocystis pneumoniaSubscription
A 34-year-old Hispanic, 60kg man with a recent diagnosis of HIV and dysphasia presented to the on-call service at his local HIV clinic, complaining of hoarseness (dysphonia), fevers, night sweats, lethargy, dizziness, weight loss and loss of appetite, thirst, occasional cough, enlarging skin plaques, cognitive change
Cellulitis: What you ought to knowSubscription
Amoebic dysentery in an elderly patientSubscription
Recent blog posts
Lucy Hedley highlights the importance of clear documentation and communication on discharge of a patient from hospital and why it is essential to use at least two sources to confirm medication history in vulnerable patients