Senior Clinical Pharmacist -Severe Asthma + Allergy - Royal Brompton

Hiring By - Biostaffic


United Kingdom

Job Highlights

Not Disclosed

Entry level

Posted 4 months ago
Job details
This is an exciting opportunity for a dynamic and forward-thinking pharmacist with respiratory experience to join the growing respiratory pharmacy team and develop specialist knowledge and skills as a Severe Asthma and Allergy senior clinical pharmacist based at the Royal Brompton site.
The successful post holder in this newly created post will deliver and lead on developing pharmacy services to the Severe Asthma and Allergy care group at RBH. They will work directly with the consultants and clinical nurse specialists and be an integral part of the multidisciplinary team. These roles will involve taking part in clinics, having an active role in multidisciplinary team meetings, ward rounds and being an independent prescriber.
The Adult Respiratory Medicine service at the Royal Brompton Hospital is a tertiary referral centre for adult patients with respiratory diseases and specialties include severe asthma, cystic fibrosis, infection and interstitial lung disease. Pharmacy is an integral member of the strong multidisciplinary teams that support these services.
  • To lead and deliver a safe, effective and innovative clinical pharmacy service to severe asthma and allergy patients
  • To develop the pharmacy service to patients with severe asthma and allergy and support the development of protocols and guidelines, as well as assist in education and training
  • To develop and maintain specialist knowledge in medicines used within respiratory medicine, particularly those with severe asthma and allergy
  • To provide a consistently high, safe and innovative pharmaceutical service to respiratory patients, in particular those with severe asthma and allergy
  • Participate in multidisciplinary ward rounds and committees
  • To provide advice to patients and healthcare professionals on medication issues
  • To monitor, audit and provide specialist support for medicines related risk and collaborate with the multidisciplinary team in reducing and managing such risk
  • To support the Homecare service for asthma and allergy patients. This includes screening and prescribing of prescriptions
  • To deliver safe, efficient and cost-effective use of medicines within respiratory medicine, in particular those used in patients with severe asthma and allergy by the provision of education and training, procedures, protocols, and medicines usage information
  • To work on the development of policies and protocols relating to severe asthma and allergy and to ensure these are implemented within the directorate.
In February 2021 the Royal Brompton and Harefield joined Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust, bringing together world-leading expertise in the care and research of heart and lung disease. Our merger provides a once in a generation opportunity to build a lasting, world-renowned heart and lung centre, providing the highest quality care for patients and conducting world-leading research.
For further details / informal visits contact: Name: Elaine Bowman Job title: Specialist Respiratory Pharmacist Email address: Telephone number: 02073518059

Benefits Offered?

  • No

Bonus Offered?

  • No

Travel Required?

  • No


  • United Kingdom


  • Entry level

Global Experience Needed?

  • No

Specialized Experience Needed?

  • No

Apply before:

  • Apr 11, 2024
Company Overview
Guy's And St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust
Guy's And St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust

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One of the largest Trusts in the UK, Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust comprises five of the UK’s best known hospitals – Guy’s, St Thomas’, Evelina London Children’s Hospital, Royal Brompton and Harefield – as well as community services in Lambeth and Southwark, all with a long history of high quality care, clinical excellence, research and innovation. We work closely with a wide range of health and care partners to deliver the best care to our local population, and we play an active role in the integrated care systems (ICS) in south east and north west London. We have a long tradition of clinical and scientific achievement and – as part of King’s Health Partners – we are one of England’s eight academic health sciences centres (AHSCs), bringing together world-class clinical services, teaching and research. We are rated Good overall by the Care Quality Commission, and have one of the lowest mortality rates in the country. With around 25,300 staff, we are one of the largest employers locally. We aim to reflect the diversity of the local communities we serve and continue to develop new and existing partnerships with local people, patients, neighbouring NHS organisations, local authorities and charitable bodies and GPs. The dedication and skills of our employees lie at the heart of our organisation. We strive to recruit and retain the best staff to ensure that our services are high quality, safe and patient focused.
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