HSRPP 2017 Presentations

Keynote Presentations

Keynote 1 – Prof Sue Ziebland

Understanding and using patients experiences to change practice

Keynote 2 – Prof Justin Waring

The contributions (and contingencies) of community pharmacy to patient safety

Keynote 3 – Prof Fiona Patterson

Selecting for non-academic attributes & values in the healthcare profession




Social media in research

Health economics in research

Research into practice

Navigating HRA approvals






Oral Presentations


1A1 – Facilitating personal goal setting through community pharmacy: does it encourage patient activation?

1A2 – A qualitative study of community pharmacists’ clinical decision-making skills

1B1 – A patient satisfaction survey of a new cancer satellite pharmacy

1B2 – Attitudes towards medicines-related information and support: a qualitative study of hospital in-patients

1C1 – An evaluation of healthy living assessments provided by pharmacy students to the local community

1C2 – Now’s the time: Scoping the possible involvement of local pharmacies in a community fitness promoting project using qualitative interviews

1D1 – Pharmacists’ perceptions of the barriers and facilitators to successful medicines management for people with dementia in primary care

1D2 – Nurses and caregivers experiences of recognising and managing pain in people with dementia in residential care in New Zealand

2A1 – Prepared to prescribe? Pharmacy trainees’ experience of, and performance in, the prescribing safety assessment

2A2 – Can an extended immersive pharmacy simulation game influence students’ perceptions of their professional competencies?

2A3 – An exploratory study around ethical dilemmas faced by alumni from one school of pharmacy

2A4 – A qualitative investigation of Peer Assisted Learning and MPharm student volunteers at the University of Portsmouth

2B1 – Policy and practice mismatches. A study of intravenous infusion administration procedural and documentation violations across 14 hospitals in England

2B2 – How common are medication errors and adverse drug events in mental health hospitals? A systematic review

2B3 – Contributory factors to patient safety incidents when patients are discharged from hospital with medicines

2B4 – Understanding the nature and quality of medication error related incident reports in two English prisons: a retrospective evaluation over a two year period

2C1 – Promoting and implementing self-care: A mixed methods study of offshore workers and remote healthcare practitioners

2C2 – Contraceptive use and non-use among students

2C3 – The behaviours and experiences of the community pharmacy team on the provision of multicompartment compliance aids

2C4 – Factors affecting self-management of minor ailments in Omani health care

2D1 – Exploring the diagnosis and management of dermatitis and acne by community pharmacists

2D2 – The role of community pharmacists in CVD prevention

2D3 – Pharmacy staff perspectives on the role of community pharmacy in the provision of first aid and responding to emergencies: a qualitative study

2D4 – Community pharmacy personnel experiences of providing pharmaceutical care for older people with sensory impairment on polypharmacy

3A1 – Identifying challenges in the transition from trainee to registered community pharmacists

3A2 – How can universities enhance the teaching and learning pharmacy techs working in mental health?

3B1 – What supports hospital pharmacist prescribing? – A cross-sectional survey in Scotland

3B2 – Influences on prescribing decisions by non-medical prescribers: A qualitative study

3C1 – A nationwide questionnaire study of patient satisfaction with the medicines use review pharmacy service

3C2 – Future Pharmacy. Public perceptions of the use of digital technology and the role of the pharmacist when looking for health information

3D1 – The development of an evidence-based consultation guide designed to support patients prescribed capecitabine for colorectal cancer

3D2 – Key stakeholders and eHealth leads’ perceptions, experiences, and vision towards the implementation of electronic systems for medicines in hospitals in Ireland: a qualitative study using Normalization Process Theory

4A1 – Revalidation in Pharmacy. Evaluation of methods and sources of evidence for revalidation of pharmacists

4A2 – Managing the health care provider and retailer divide in community pharmacy – it all comes back to the culture.

4A3 – Healthcare regulatory organisation and professional body guidelines on the use of social media: A systematic review of e-professionalism

4A4 – Trainee perceptions on the usefulness of virtual patients and other support during the pre-registration training year

4B1 – Economic impact of potentially inappropriate prescribing in older people: a Markov modelling study

4B2 – Correlation between opioid dispensing and opioid-related deaths among clinical commissioning groups in England

4B3 – The types and causes of prescribing errors generated from electronic prescribing systems: a systematic review

4B4 – Prevalence of medicines-related risk factors in frail elderly patients with frequent hospital readmission

4C1 – The art of prioritising: People’s experiences of dealing with multiple medicines for multimorbidities

4C2 – Gender and everyday narratives of pain: a corpus assisted discourse study into the language of pain in women and men

4C3 – Engaging patient and public’s perspectives in the developing of a smartphone application to optimising opioid utilisation in patients with persistent pain

4C4 – Inhaler ease of use in RA

4D1 – Community pharmacy customers’ views of inter-professional record sharing during flu vaccination consultations

4D2 – An exploration of the use of Twitter hosted social media networks by pharmacists

4D3 – The perceived benefits and challenges for pharmacists providing a Domiciliary (Advanced) Medicines Use Review Service

4D4 – The safety and continuity of medicines at transitions of care for people with heart failure


49 – Assessment of the risk of injectable drug preparation errors observed in pharmacy asseptic units

50 – The mission of measuring medication omissions – Qualitative insights into the associated challenges

51 – Community pharmacy medication safety incidents resulting in significant harm reported to the National Reporting and Learning System (NRLS)

52 – A qualitative evaluation to determine which factors that influence medication incident reporting and categorisation

53 – Quantitative evaluation of participant satisfaction with pharmacy student led healthy living assessments delivered off-campus

54 – Acceptability of microneedle-patch vaccines – A qualitative analysis of the opinions of Irish parents (Winner of best poster presentation)

56 – A systematic review of patient reported outcome measures used to assess the effectiveness of opioid therapy in patients with chronic non-cancer pain

58 – Perceptions and experiences of community pharmacists in supporting respiratory patients in London

59 – Evaluation of home-based medicines reviews for elderly patients no longer able to self manage their medicines

60 – A survey study of community pharmacy practices in providing communication support to patients with sensory impairment

61 – Which hospital patients should pharmacists prioritise?

62 – Cost effectiveness evaluation of Medicines Reconciliation (MR) by a highly specialist pharmacist within 4 hours of patient attendance to the Emergency Department (ED)

63 – A qualitative study to investigate the implementation of a pharmacist lead post-hospital discharge domiciliary medicines review service

64 – A systematic review of the experiences and views of health care staff about the impact of health information technology on the follow-up of abnormal patient test results.

66 – A systematic review of the effect of surgical errors on operating theatre staff

68 – An exploration of chief pharmacists’ attitudes and perceptions towards hospital pharmacists undertaking research

69 – Prescribing and dispensing functions in medicine and pharmacy and the potential for pharmacist prescribing in Nigeria. a cross-sectional survey of pharmacists’ views

70 – Demographics of people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in the clinical practice research datalink in 2014

71 – The Guideline Adherence Index as an objective evaluator of appropriate prescribing in heart failure. a systematic review and meta-analysis

72 – Correlation between socioeconomic status and opioid utilisation in primary care in different metropolitan cities of England

73 – A quantitative survey of the MPharm peer assisted learning programme at the University of Portsmouth

74 – Antimicrobial susceptibility of long term care facility and general practice urine samples in the greater Cork region

75 – An exploratory study. healthcare professionals’ perceptions of pharmaceutical care in HIV and Hepatitis C management

76 – Are student’s accepting of an all-day conference delivered model of Interprofessional Learning (IPL) on antimocrobial stewardship and patient safety

77 – A systematic review of diet and lifestyle interventions in newly diagnosed, medication naive patients with type 2 diabetes

78 – The opinions of Gold Coast pharmacy staff concerning increased availability of non-prescription medicines: a qualitative study

79 – Scottish adherence to antihypertensive medication in the elderly

80 – Practice journals. Preliminary fidnings of a systematic review

*Posters 55 & 67 were not submitted, 57 and 65 were reallocated as oral presentations.

Health Services Development Showcase Presentations

82 – On-call pharmacist’ perceptions of the provision of out-of-hours medicines advice using semi structured interviews

83 – A qualitative study exploring community pharmacists’ experiences of interventions that support medication adherence

84 – Screening for common medical conditions in community pharmacy settings

85 – A survey of healthcare professionals’ views on community pharmacy services for patients with cancer pain

86 – Community pharmacy questionnaire to guide the development of a hospital discharge referral system using PharmOutcomes

87 – A feasibility study of a theory-based intervention to improve appropriate polypharmacy for older people in primary care

88 – Quantifying the rate of prescribing of high risk medicines for frail patients in primary care

89 – A retrospective audit of polypharmacy and medication regimen complexity and their association with exacerbations in patients with bronchiectasis

90 – Evaluation of the medicine’s management team’s effect on reducing medication related patient harm and improving medication related patient safety

91 – Developing a SystmOne prescribing formulary to improve safety and increase patient information in GP practices

92 – An audit of independent prescribing activity

93 – School to university transition – the view of Mpharm students

94 – A survey to determine Mpharm students’ views on the role of the emergency department pharmacist

95 – A new approach to NHS pre-registation pharmacist recruitment – a pilot study

96 –  A pilot of a panel review of competence in the pre-registration pharmacist year

97 – Can large scale randomised controlled trials be delivered within a community pharmacy environment in a timely, efficient and robust manner?

98 – A survey to investigate patients’ inhaler technique: An Mpharm research project

99 – Using a medication waste audit tool, targeted action plan and good practice guide to reduce avoidable medication waste in care homes

100 – Improving the management of behaviour that challenges associated with dementia in care homes: protocol for pharmacy-health psychology intervention feasibility study