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Dr David Terry

Dr David Terry

Senior lecturer in Clinical Pharmacy

  • Phone: 0121 333 9793
  • email: d.terry@aston.ac.uk
  • Room number: Office at Birmingham Children’s Hospital

Research Theme

Chronic and Communicable Conditions

Research Centre

Aston Research Centre for Healthy Ageing (ARCHA) 

Profile

I joined the School of Life & Health Sciences on 1st April 2011 as a visiting senior lecturer in clinical pharmacy. I work part-time for the University and part-time for Birmingham Children’s Hospital (BCH) where I am Director of the Academic Practice Unit (APU). I joined BCH in 2006 after spending a couple of years as Head of Medicines Management at Sandwell PCT. Before then i worked for 20 years in the pharmacy at Sandwell & West Birmingham NHS Trustl.

I graduated from Aston Uni in 1981, did my pre-reg at Good Hope Hospital and then spent 18 months in community pharmacy before moving to Sandwell.

I am a scientific member of the Clinical Research Network: Children, Pharmacy & Pharmacology Clinical Study Group; a member of the NICE Medicines Optimisation Guideline Development Group; member national steering group Medicines Safety Thermometer; past Chair of the West Midlands Clinical Pharmacy Group (Acute Trusts).

I am a scientific member of the Clinical Research Network: Children, Pharmacy & Pharmacology Clinical Study Group; a member of the NICE Medicines Optimisation Guideline Development Group; member national steering group Medicines Safety Thermometer; past Chair of the West Midlands Clinical Pharmacy Group (Acute Trusts).

Teaching Activity on the MPharm Programme

I teach clinical pharmacy / medicines management topics to the MPharm and OSPAP programme. I am the Programme Director for both the PharmD programme and the Postgraduate Certificate in Independent Prescribing (Pharmacists) programme.

Qualifications & Education

  • BSc(Hons) in Pharmacy, Aston University, 1981
  • MSc in Clinical Pharmacy, John Moore’s University Liverpool, 1997
  • PhD in Clinical Pharmacy, Aston University, 2011

Employment

  • 2013 – date Director of the Academic Practice Unit (BCH Pharmacy)
  • 2011 – date Aston University Visiting Senior Lecturer in Clinical Pharmacy
  • 2006 – date Birmingham Children’s Hospital Deputy Chief Pharmacist
  • 2004-2006 Sandwell PCTs – Head of Medicines Management
  • 1984 – 2004 Sandwell General Hospital latterly as Deputy Chief Pharmacist

Research interests

Research interests include:
  • Medicines management at the interface of care
  • Medication reconciliation
  • Access to medicines for paediatric patients
  • Unlicensed medicines for children
  • Member of the Medicines Research Unit

Recent research funding

  • NPPG grant holder for national study on medication reconciliation for children on admission to hospital
  • PRUK collaborator on Arthriting-1 and Arthriting-2
  • BCH Charitites PI Developing Pill School
  • Sanofi-Aventis PI Community Pharmacists and Diabetic Patients

PhD Supervision

I supervise or co-supervise 5 PhD students and 4 PharmD students, investigating a wide range of pharmacy related topics.

Membership of Professional Bodies

  • Registered as a Pharmacist with GPhC

  • Member Royal Pharmaceutical Society of GB

  • Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy

Selected publications

Lajoinie, A., Henin,E., Kassai B., Terry, D. (2014) Solid oral forms availability in children - A cost-saving investigation. British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology. DOI: 10.1111/bcp.12442

Burridge AM, Wilson K and Terry  D. Support tools for paediatric inpatient prescribers: a review. Eur J Hosp Pharm 2014;21(2),113-117.

The clinical significance of medicines reconciliation (MR) in children admitted to hospital: development & evaluation of pharmacy led admission services. Final report to the Neonatal Paediatric Pharmacists’ Group. 25th April 2013. Chi Huynh, Stephen Tomlin, Yogini Jani, Helen Haley, Rachel E Smith, Andrew Lowey, Anthony Sinclair, Guirish Solanki, Keith Wilson, Ian Wong, David Terry

Gray NJ, McDonagh JE, Harvey K, Prescott J, Shaw KL, Smith FJ, Stephenson R, Terry D, Fleck K, Roberts R. Arthriting: Exploring the relationship between identity and medicines use, and to identify the contribution of medicines and pharmacy services, for the care of young people with arthritis. Final report. Pharmacy Research UK, London; 2013.

Huynh C1, Wong IC, Tomlin S, Terry D, Sinclair A, Wilson K, Jani Y. Medication discrepancies at transitions in pediatrics: a review of the literature. Paediatr Drugs. 2013 Jun;15(3):203-15. doi: 10.1007/s40272-013-0030-8.

Huynh C, Terry D, Tomlin S, et al. The clinical significance of medicines reconciliation in children admitted to hospital. Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf. 2012;21(788-798).

Terry DRP, Solanki GA, Sinclair AG, Marriott JF, Wilson KA. Clinical Significance of Medication Reconciliation in Children Admitted to a UK Pediatric Hospital. Observational Study of Neurosurgical Patients. Pediatr Drugs. 2010;12(5):331-7.

Karapinar F and Terry DRP (2011). "Medication reconciliation: a necessity for continuity of care." Eur J Hosp Pharm Pract 17(3): 32-33.

Sinclair AG, Slimm M, Terry D, Marriott JF. Errors in hospital pharmacy: how predictable are they. Eur J Hosp Pharm Pract. 2011;17(2):62-3.

Terry DRP, Sinclair AG. Children’s “specials” need to be more easily available. Pharm J. 2011;286:196.

Terry DRP, Sinclair AG, Marriott JF, Wilson KA. Problems dispensing hospital prescriptions in community pharmacy: a survey of primary-care pharmacists. Arch Dis Child. 2011;96:e1 doi:10.1136/adc.2011.211243.4.

Terry DRP, Sinclair AG, Marriott JF, Wilson KA, Davis P. Medication access in primary care for paediatric home-patients: involvement and opinions of medical staff in a UK paediatric hospital Arch Dis Child. 2011;96:e1 doi:10.1136/adc.2011.211243.13.

Terry DRP, Solanki GA, Sinclair AG, Marriott JF, Wilson KA. Influence of parent/carer information on initial hospital prescriptions: prospective observational study of 100 paediatric neurosurgery ward admissions. Arch Dis Child. 2009;94(e2 (http://adc.bmj.com/cgi/content/full/94/7/e2). doi:10.1136/adc.2009.167205).

Terry DRP, Solanki GA, Sinclair AG, Marriott JF, Wilson KA. The clinical significance of medication reconciliation in children admitted to hospital: observational study of 100 neurosurgical patients. Arch Dis Child. 2009;94(e2 (http://adc.bmj.com/cgi/content/full/94/7/e2). doi:10.1136/adc.2009.167205).

Ubhi HK, Terry DRP. A descriptive retrospective study into pharmacy led paediatric commissioning services when processing individual funding requests for PCTs Arch Dis Child. 2011;96:e1 doi:10.1136/adc.2011.211243.17

Sinclair AG, Terry DRP, Slimm M, Marriott J. How dispensary workload affects checking skills. Br J Clin Pharm. 2010 February;2:59-61.

Terry D, Sinclair A, Marriott J, Wilson K. Investigating the supply of rescue medication from Birmingham Children’s Hospital. Br J Clin Pharm. 2010 November;2:302-4.

Terry DRP, Solanki GA, Sinclair AG, Marriott JF, Wilson KA. Medicines reconciliation on admission - don't forget the children. Br J Clin Pharm. 2009;1:22.

Terry D, Sinclair A, Marriott J, Wilson K, Davis P. Medication access in primary care for paediatric home-patients: involvement and opinions of medical staff in a UK paediatric hospital. International Journal of Pharmacy Practice. 2010 September;18(Supp 2):42-3.

Terry DRP, Sinclair AG, Marriott J, Wilson K. Guidance provided by English Primary Care Trusts to general practitioners concerning medication information on admission to hospital. International Journal of Pharmacy Practice. 2009 September;17, Supplement 2:B 39-40.

Terry DRP, Sinclair AG, Marriott JF, Wilson KA, Daniels A. Access to medicines in primary care for paediatric patients: involvement of hospital clinical nurse specialists and advanced nurse practitioners. International Journal of Pharmacy Practice. 2009 September;17, Supplement 2:B 40-1.

Terry DRP, Solanki GA, Sinclair AG, Marriott JF, Wilson KA. The clinical significance of medication reconciliation in children admitted to hospital: observational study of 100 neurosurgical patients. International Journal of Pharmacy Practice. 2009 September;17, Supplement 2:B13-4.







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