Phil Howard

Job Title: Consultant Pharmacist in Antimicrobials and Honorary Senior Lecturer

Area of Expertise: Antibiotics

Career: Phil is Consultant Pharmacist in Antimicrobials at the Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, and an Honorary Senior Lecturer at Leeds University.

Prior to this, as the Clinical Pharmacy Manager at the same organisation, he was responsible for the leadership of the Clinical Services, and working with commissioners on medicine funding priorities.

He has worked with many multidisciplinary groups at national and regional level in the fields of antimicrobials, pain, commissioning, cancer, thromboembolism, peripheral arterial disease, post-operative nausea and vomiting and supplementary prescribing.  He has delivered many lectures and workshops on antimicrobial stewardship, leadership and clinical pharmacy to surgical patients around the world.

Media Work: Phil has promoted the pharmacy profession and provided expert comment related to antibiotics to both national and regional media, including Sky News.

Phil Howard talks to Sky News about antibiotics

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