HSRPP 2017 Presentations

Did you miss out on the HSRPP 2017 presentations? Here is the lowdown on all the keynote, oral and poster presentations from this year’s conference

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