Staff Profile:Professor Angela Alexander

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Angela Alexander qualified as a Bachelor of Pharmacy in 1973. She has worked in hospital pharmacy, community pharmacy and academia. She has obtained an MSc and a PhD in the field of pharmacy and a further MSc in Educational and Social Research Methods.

She gained Membership of the College of Pharmacy Practice in 1989 and continued to serve the College on various committees. She was elected as Chairman of the Governors, serving from 2001-04.

In 1999 Angela was designated as a Fellow of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain (RPSGB) in recognition of her contribution to pharmacy practice. Angela was awarded an MBE for services to pharmacy practice, education and the voluntray sector in 2008.

Angela was appointed by the RPSGB to the Working Group for the Accreditation of Education and Training Programmes to Prepare Pharmacist Supplementary Prescribers. She has also formed part of the Accreditation Panel, accrediting courses to provide training. She has also been trained to be an Assessor for the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) Primary Care Research Team Assessment.

Prior to appointment at Reading, Angela was the professional secretary to the Local Pharmaceutical Committees (LPC) in Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire, and a Postgraduate Tutor for the Centre for Pharmacy Postgraduate Education and Training (CPPE).

Despite this busy schedule Angela has not forgotten the fundamentals of pharmacy practice and works on a regular basis at a village pharmacy demonstrating her commitment to patient care.

Angela likes to accept challenges both professionally and personally. She has completed two major fundraising challenges for the charity Macmillan Cancer Relief. In 2001 she trekked across the Iceland ice cap, trekked through the Costa Rican rainforest in 2003, and walked along the Great Wall of China in 2008.

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  • Alexander, A. (2006) Pharmacy and prescribing. In: Brookes, D. and Smith, A. (eds.) Non-medical prescribing in healthcare practice: a toolkit for students and practitioners. Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke, pp. 149-163. ISBN 9781403990648
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More Publications:

Alexander A, Whitaker S.  Use of the Internet for pharmacy practice research; an exploratory methodological study. Presentation at Health Services Research and Pharmacy Practice Conference, Aberdeen 2000

Alexander A, Whitaker S. Fit for the future; an exploratory study, using Internet survey methods, of the social profiles of pharmacy organisations. Presented at the Social Pharmacy Conference, Kuopio, Finland, 2000

Whitaker S, Cox AR, Alexander A. The members, the medium and the message; an evaluation of Private-Rx, the Information Network for UK Pharmacists. Pharm J 2000; 265: R75

Alexander A. Check Mate; an Internet based qualitative study of the processes involved in error checking Pharm J 2000; 265: R70

Alexander A, Cox AR, Whitaker S. Net gains; the contribution of an Internet mailing list to continuing professional development for pharmacists. Presented at the Lifelong Learning Conference, Belfast, 2000

Alexander A, Cox AR, Whitaker S. Methodological aspects of the use of the internet for survey research. Presented at the Primary Care research Networks Conference, Brighton, 2000

Read RW, Sanders S, Alexander A The effectiveness of a shared study day programme for community and hospital preregistration pharmacy trainees in an NHS region Pharm J 1999; 263 ; R72

O'Loan LM, Alexander AM, Evans DM. Evaluation of a self-development programme for hospital pharmacy technicians Pharm J 2000; 265: R74

Whitaker S, Cox AR, Alexander A.  Internet networking for pharmacists: an evaluation of a mailing list for UK registered pharmacists Int J Pharm Pract March 2003;11:25–32

Qualifications:
BPharm, MSc, PhD, FRPharmS, MCPP

History of recent collaboration and grants:
Alexander A. 1999, North Thames Pharmacy Education and Training, Contract to evaluate pre-registration Shared Study Day training course.

Alexander A. 1999 - 2000, North Thames Pharmacy Education and Training, Contract to evaluate Technician Self development programme

Alexander A. 2000 - 2001, Centre for Pharmacy Postgraduate Education, Project team leader to produce training material for 'Minor Ailments' Distance Learning Pack and CDRom

Alexander A. 2000 - 2001, Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain, Contract to evaluate Pharmacy Development Groups

Alexander A. 2001, Centre for Pharmacy Postgraduate Education, Development of competency case study for medicines management training

Alexander A. 2002, Centre for Pharmacy Postgraduate Education, Development of competency case study for Clinical Governance Facilitator training

Alexander A. 2002, Centre for Pharmacy Postgraduate Education, Project team leader/author to produce workshop training material for 'The New NHS, today and tomorrow'

Alexander A. 2003, Centre for Pharmacy Postgraduate Education, Project author for workshop and open learning material for 'Public health: assessing needs for pharmacy development

Alexander A. 2003, Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain, Member of the accreditation working party for supplementary prescribing by pharmacists

Dr Angela Alexander

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