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Dr Catherine Duggan, The Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain discusses Developing a 7 day service in hospital pharmacy and the practicalities

Dr Catherine Duggan, Director of Professional Development & Support, The Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain Developing a 7 day service in hospital pharmacy and the practicalities at todays conference:

  • extending services: engaging staff to change to improve care for patients
  • the benefits in terms of patient care, patient safety and efficiency
  • the practicalities of moving to a 7 day service
  • case studies and examples of good practice


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About Catherine

Dr Catherine Duggan is the Director of Professional Development and Support at the Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain. In her role, she is responsible for the delivery of professional advice and support to all members across all sectors; the development of strategies to share and showcase good practice across the profession as well as professional standards for practice. She has a leadership role in developing programmes of professional development, advancement and recognition in line with the RPS mission. Specifically,  the development and delivery of the RPS Faculty in 2013, now leading the implementation and impact assessments alongside the vision for Foundation Practice, mentoring and leadership.

Catherine has worked in community, hospital and academia.  She held joint appointments between clinical practice and academia between 1999 and 2009, supporting professional development and evidence based practice, developing courses and support alongside supporting research and evaluations in practice at all levels. She has published widely and presented at national and international meetings.

Catherine was the Chair of the United Kingdom Clinical Pharmacy Association from 2007 to 2009 and an elected member of the Council of the RPSGB between 2008 and 2009. She has been awarded Fellowships of the RPS and the UCL School of Pharmacy as well a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.

Events of interest:

Electronic Prescribing In Hospitals: Moving Forward
Wednesday 22 April 
ICO Conference Centre

Download: Catherine Duggan Presentation

13 January 2015


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