Name Bruce Burnett
Job Title Teacher Practitioner in Clinical Pharmacy (Hospital)
Faculty Faculty of Science and Engineering 
School School of Pharmacy
Subject(s) Pharmacy
Tel 01902 322307


Qualified as a pharmacist in 1989 after completing pre-registration year with Boots the Chemist and initially worked in community pharmacy before moving to hospital pharmacy in 1993.

Gained a Master of Medical Sciences degree in Clinical Oncology from Birmingham University in 1996 and became a supplementary prescriber in 2004.

Specialised as an oncology pharmacist for 17 years working most recently at Glan Clwyd Hospital in North Wales. In addition was an accredited tutor for the Cardiff Postgraduate Diploma in Clinical Pharmacy and was a pre-registration tutor.

Moved to current post in November 2012 which includes a one day per week practice day at Walsall Manor Hospital.

  • Clinical pharmacy – oncology / haematology.
  • Aseptic preparation of cytotoxics.
  • Biosimilars.
  • Dosing of cytotoxic drugs.

Starting PhD relating to hypersensitivity reactions to docteaxel.

Professional Bodies and Special Interest Groups

  • Member of British Oncology Pharmacy Association (BOPA).
  • Hematology Oncology Pharmacists Association (HOPA).
  • International Society of Oncology Pharmacy Practitioners (ISOPP) and European Society of Oncology Pharmacy (ESOP).
  • On the board of the Faculty of Cancer Pharmacy and the membership committee of ISOPP.

Selected publications


Contributor to Clinical Pharmacy Pocket Companion. Wright J, Gray AH, Goodey V. Pharmaceutical Press 2006


Stability of Hospira filgrastim following changes to thermal and photic storage conditions. Eur J Hosp Pharm Practice 2011; 17(5): 49 – 56

Fixed dose versus patient specific dosing of anticancer agents. Hosp Pharm Eur 2010; No. 50: 59 – 61