Emma qualified as a pharmacist in 2008 after undertaking her pre-registration year at University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust. She has since continued to work in the NHS as a clinical hospital pharmacist. Whilst working as a Rotational Pharmacist at Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust, she undertook a postgraduate diploma in Clinical Pharmacy at Keele University, which she successfully completed in 2010.
From 2010 until 2014 she continued to work at Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust as an Advanced Pharmacist, specialising in Critical Care, Parenteral Nutrition and Gastroenterology. She was also part of the pre-registration training team at the trust and was involved with the training of junior pharmacists, nurses and doctors.
In 2014, Emma became a Teacher Practitioner at Wolverhampton University and a Senior Pharmacist at The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust, currently working in diabetes and endocrinology and continues to be involved with the training of junior pharmacists. At the university Emma teaches of a variety of different topics across the MPharm course and supervises hospital pharmacy placements for MPharm undergraduates across all years of study.
She has completed an MSc in Clinical Pharmacy, which included an evaluation focusing on pre-registration training.
Registered with the General Pharmaceutical Council
Royal Pharmaceutical Society - member
United Kingdom Clinical Pharmacy Association - member
Oral communication at the UKCPA Autumn Symposium November 2014: ‘Comparison of Adult Parenteral Nutrition Prescribing across a Multi-site Trust. Smith E L, Graham-Clarke, E M, Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust’
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