Claire Anderson is professor of social pharmacy at the University of Nottingham and English Pharmacy Board member, Royal Pharmaceutical Society
A minute in the company of the academic, pharmacy education advocate and chair of the 2018 FIP World Congress host committee.
NHS England is increasingly recognising pharmacists’ expertise, but for the value of pharmacy to be fully recognised we must ensure that all we do is underpinned by evidence. The evidence base for new services and roles is really important and we must ensure that pharmacists are all involved in collecting data for research and evidence-based practice. Using this evidence, we can show commissioners that pharmacy can be a central part of the multidisciplinary healthcare team and encourag
English Pharmacy Board member and professor of social pharmacy at the University of Nottingham calls for better use of pharmacists’ skills as part of a multidisciplinary team in care homes.