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Research Pharmacy Service

What do we do?

  • The Research Prescription Service - dispense medication for patients enrolled in clinical trials;

  • We support and advise research teams on storing clinical trial medication in wards;

  • We ensure the set-up of new clinical trials involving medication is successful.

  • We support delivery and recruitment of trials by actively participating in Research.

Research Prescription Service

“We have developed an innovative service to ensure research patients receive medication without delays through a dedicated, specialist pharmacy team.”- Nisa Khan, Pharmacy Clinical Trials Manager 

Our role in research

The PRIME Study - Developing a tool to stratify the risk of medication harm in the elderly

For this study we have:

  • Identified patients and informed suitable patients of the study;

  • Consented patients;

  • Completed study documentation;

  • Conducted telephone interviews with patients 8 weeks after discharge;

  • Supported general study administration.   

Providing pharmacy advice:

  • The team have been involved in advising on inhaler technique and smoking cessation for several respiratory research studies and service evaluation projects.

The Team 


 Pharmacy Clinical Trial Manager:Nisa Khan 

Clinical Trial Pharmacists: Keith Yip and Badrriyya Mohamedali

Senior Pharmacy Clinical Trials Technician: Mary Wands

Dispensary Assistants: Wendy Golding


Currently on maternity leave:

Zoe Martin (Pharmacist),

Cate Lee (Pharmacy Technician)

Rose Moore (Dispensary Assistant)

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