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The role of pharmacists in general practice: a realist review (2018)
Journal Article
Anderson, C., Zhan, K., Boyd, M. J., & Mann, C. (in press). The role of pharmacists in general practice: a realist review. Research in Social and Administrative Pharmacy, doi:10.1016/j.sapharm.2018.06.001. ISSN 1551-7411

Background The review was carried out review prior to evaluating and to inform our research on the clinical pharmacists in general practices pilot, a world leading initiative to improve health care delivery in England. Around 500 pharmacists are... Read More

“Fever means antibiotic”, the Omani public’s attitudes to the use of antibiotics for treating the common cold (2018)
Journal Article
Al Juma, M. A., Anderson, C., & Boyd, M. J. (2018). “Fever means antibiotic”, the Omani public’s attitudes to the use of antibiotics for treating the common cold. ISSN 2042-7018

Background: Antimicrobial resistance is a worldwide concern to reserve the effectiveness of antibiotics in therapy. The irrational use of antibiotics is one of the factors contributing to antimicrobial resistance. In depth exploration of the public... Read More

Pharmacy student decision making in over-the-counter medicine supply: a critical incident study. (2017)
Journal Article
McMillan, S. S., Thagarajah, T., Anderson, C., & Kelly, F. (2018). Pharmacy student decision making in over-the-counter medicine supply: a critical incident study. Research in Social and Administrative Pharmacy, 14(8), (749-757). doi:10.1016/j.sapharm.2017.09.004. ISSN 1551-7411

Background: Various factors influence decision making in over-the-counter (OTC) medicine consultations, yet limited studies have focused, in-depth, on the thought process of pharmacy staff. This includes pharmacy students as pharmacists-in-training.... Read More

Provision of pharmaceutical care by community pharmacists across Europe: is it developing and spreading? (2017)
Journal Article
Costa, F. A., Scullin, C., Al-Taani, G., Hawwa, A. F., Anderson, C., Bezverhni, Z., …Westerlund, T. (2017). Provision of pharmaceutical care by community pharmacists across Europe: is it developing and spreading?. Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice, 23(6), doi:10.1111/jep.12783. ISSN 1356-1294

Rationale, Aims & Objectives: Pharmaceutical care involves patient-centred pharmacist activity to improve medicines management by patients. The implementation of this service in a comprehensive manner, however, requires considerable organisation and... Read More

Using performance and leadership mentors to support students during a simulated pharmacy business module (2017)
Conference Proceeding
Solanki, V., Boyd, M., Anderson, C., Sonnex, K., & Brydges, S. (2017). Using performance and leadership mentors to support students during a simulated pharmacy business module

Objective: To design and deliver a synoptic experiential learning experience drawing on leadership and management skills coupled with clinical problem solving in a high fidelity simulation. To provide undergraduates with a mentor employed to support... Read More

Pharmacy Leadership and Management module: An evaluation of the student experience and its perceived usefulness for future employment (2017)
Conference Proceeding
Boyd, M., Solanki, V., Anderson, C., Sonnex, K., & Brydges, S. (2017). Pharmacy Leadership and Management module: An evaluation of the student experience and its perceived usefulness for future employment

Background: Pharmacy Leadership and Management is a 12-day, final-year synoptic experiential learning simulation. Student teams of six run a primary care-based pharmacy business and are presented with approximately 180 scenarios and over 400 medicine... Read More

Pharmacy Leadership and Management: A new high fidelity simulation to prepare students for their future practise (2017)
Conference Proceeding
Boyd, M., Solanki, V., Anderson, C., Sonnex, K., & Brydges, S. (2017). Pharmacy Leadership and Management: A new high fidelity simulation to prepare students for their future practise

Objective: To design and deliver a synoptic experiential learning experience drawing on leadership and management skills coupled with clinical problem solving in a high fidelity simulation. Our vision is to produce world leading pharmacists by provid... Read More

Social media in health science education: an international survey (2017)
Journal Article
O'Sullivan, E., Cutts, E., Kavikondala, S., Salcedo, A., D'Souza, K., Hernandez-Torre, M., …Last, J. (2017). Social media in health science education: an international survey. JMIR Medical Education, 3(1), doi:10.2196/mededu.6304. ISSN 2369-3762

Background: Social media is an asset that higher education students can use for an array of purposes. Studies have shown the merits of social media use in educational settings; however, its adoption in health science education has been slow, and the... Read More

A conceptual framework toward identifying and analyzing challenges to the advancement of pharmacy (2016)
Journal Article
Bader, L. R., McGrath, S., Rouse, M. J., & Anderson, C. (2016). A conceptual framework toward identifying and analyzing challenges to the advancement of pharmacy. Research in Social and Administrative Pharmacy, 13(2), 321-331. doi:10.1016/j.sapharm.2016.03.001

Background: Pharmacists and healthcare professionals are faced with increasing and changing health care needs around the world. In order to meet these demands, they are required to continuously upgrade and develop their professions. Reprofessionaliza... Read More

Starting antidepressant use: a qualitative synthesis of UK and Australian data (2015)
Journal Article
Anderson, C., Kirkpatrick, S., Ridge, D., Kokanovic, R., & Tanner, C. (2015). Starting antidepressant use: a qualitative synthesis of UK and Australian data. BMJ Open, 5(12), doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2015-008636

Objective :To explore people's experiences of starting antidepressant treatment. Design :Qualitative interpretive approach combining thematic analysis with constant comparison. Relevant coding reports from the original studies (generated using NVi... Read More