Nina Barnett

Job Title: Consultant Pharmacist and Pharmacy Adviser for older people

Area of Expertise: Older people

Career: Nina Barnett is a Consultant Pharmacist for older people at North West London Hospitals Trust and Pharmacy Adviser for older people for East & South East England Specialist Pharmacy Services with over twenty years’ experience in pharmacy across the NHS. She has a proven track record in both strategic and operational development relating to clinical pharmacy, teaching and clinical leadership in the area of older people and pharmacist prescribing.

Nina has worked at a national level though the Department of Health and the Royal Pharmaceutical Society leading change for the pharmacy profession.

Her clinical work includes development and implementation of new services around patient orientated outcomes for older people in both hospital services and primary care. As a pharmacist prescriber, she has experience working with intermediate care and rehabilitation patients, carers, health & social care staff. 

Her current areas of interest include reducing risk of preventable medicines-related readmission in older people and optimising patient adherence using a coaching approach.

Media Work: Nina has been involved in promoting the profession through national media, such as ITV news, BBC regional radio and videos produced by the RPS. She is also published in national and international journals.


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