Mike Curson MRPharmS
Welsh Pharmacy Board
Primary care sector
Mike has been Senior Primary Care Pharmacist for Aneurin Bevan University Health Board (ABUHB) since registering in 1985.
Mike has a very broad background in pharmacy, encompassing hospital, community and primary care pharmacy. He is particularly interested in diabetes, therapeutics, whether it be in primary care or acute services. Mike is committed to the education of pharmacy staff and is a tutor for the Welsh Clinical Pharmacy Diploma. In his role within ABUHB’s LPF steering group Mike has contributed towards the development of themed events aiming to bring pharmacists from different sectors together e.g. Advanced Inhaler Technique Training and Palliative Care.
Mike has an intense interest in medicines safety and was shortlisted for a NHS award for work on primary care prescribing and dispensing of warfarin. Medicines adherence and strategies to improve this is also an interest of Mike’s, putting patients at the centre of everything he does.
On top of all of this, Mike has been the Trustee Director of the Welsh Football Trust since Summer 2014 and loves sport of any kind especially football. He watches the game regularly at all levels, is a keen golfer and enjoys travelling, reading and going to the cinema.
Declaration of Interests
Date of Declaration: June 2016
Full-time paid employments:
Senior Primary Care Pharmacist, ABUHB
Deputy Member of All Wales Prescribing Advisory Group
Member of ABUHB Medicines and Therapeutic committee
Trustee Director of Welsh Football Trust
Member of Aneurin Bevan Local Practice Forum