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Dr Kay M.G. Wood

Kay Wood

Teaching Fellow (Pharmacy Practice)

PG Programme Director - PgDip for Overseas Pharmacists (OSPAP)

Aston Pharmacy School
School of Life and Health Sciences

Aston University
Aston Triangle
Birmingham B4 7ET
UK

email: k.m.g.wood@aston.ac.uk
telephone: +44 (0) 121 204 4042

Member of the Medicines Research Unit
Member of the Pharmacy Teaching Programme

Teaching Activity on the MPharm Programme

PH2506: Biochemistry and haematology testing, drug treatment in the elderly, diagnosis and monitoring in diabetes.
PH4703: Lectures on drug interactions, rational prescribing and influences on prescribing; workshop on sexual and mental health; lead mini-CEXs (written by TPs) on liver disease, renal disease, Crohn’s, drug use in pregnancy and paediatrics.
Also contributions to PH2501, PH3601 and PH3607

Career History

  • 2002-date P/T Medicines Management Services Collaborative Project Facilitator, South Warwickshire PCT
  • 2000-02 P/T Practice Pharmacist, Prescribing Support Services, West Coventry PCG
  • 1996-date Teaching Fellow (Pharmacy Practice), Aston University
  • 1992-96 Research Assistant, Department of Medicines Management, Keele University
  • 1991-92 Assistant Dispensary Manager & Clinical Trials Pharmacist, Birmingham General Hospital
  • 1989-91 Grade B Pharmacist, Birmingham General Hospital
  • 1988-89 Pre-registration Pharmacy Graduate, Coventry Hospitals

Research Interests

  • Managing change in primary care
  • Repeat dispensing
  • Compliance/concordance
  • Pharmacists' attitudes towards learning about practice research

Recent Publications

  • Jesson J, Pocock R, Wilson KA, Wood KMG. (2002)
    Primary Care Prescribing: Hard to swallow.
    Health Service Journal
    10th October, 28-29
  • Wood KMG, Jesson JK, Wilson KA. (2000)
    Developing the research infrastructure in pharmacy practice.
    Pharmaceutical Journal
    265, R77
  • Wood KM, Boath EH, Mucklow JC, Blenkinsopp A. (1997)
    Changing medication: general practitioner and patient perspectives.
    International Journal of Pharmacy Practice
    5,176-184
  • Wood KM, Mucklow JC, Boath EH. (1997)
    Influencing prescribing in primary care: a collaboration between clinical pharmacology and clinical pharmacy.
    International Journal of Pharmacy Practice
    5, 1-5

Abstracts

  • Ruda KC, Wood KMG (2007)
    Evaluating the quality of written medicines use reviews report
    International Journal of Pharmacy Practice
    15 (2) B76-B77.Presented at British Pharmaceutical Conference, Manchester
  • Cox AR, Marriott JF Wood KMG, Ferner RE. (2006)
    General practitioners’ attitudes towards adverse drug reaction reporting : A qualitative study.
    Drug Safety
    29 (10) 952-952
  • Wood KMG, Jesson JK, Wilson KA. (2001)
    Attitudes towards practice research: Comparison of postgraduate pharmacy and business students.
    Health Services Research and Pharmacy Practice Conference, Nottingham (oral presentation)
  • Wood KM, Jesson JK, Wilson KA. (2000)
    Why a research module in the Clinical Diploma?
    The attempt to teach reluctant pharmacists. International Conference on Lifelong Learning in Pharmacy, Belfast (oral presentation)
  • Wood KM, Boath EH, Mucklow JC, Blenkinsopp A. (1997)
    Therapeutic substitution: GP and patient perspectives.
    UKCPA Residential Symposium, Blackpool (oral presentation)
  • Wood KM, Mucklow JC, Boath EH. (1997)
    Influencing prescribing in primary care: a collaboration between clinical pharmacology and clinical pharmacy.
    GP Prescribing - developments in professional support, London (poster)

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