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Clinical Pharmacists

Jomy Mappanalil

MPharm, Postgraduate Diploma in Clinical Pharmacy Practice Secondary Care, Independent Prescriber

Jomy graduated with MPharm from the University of Portsmouth in 2012 and went on for a pre-registration at Queen Alexandra Hospital Portsmouth followed by a career in secondary care as a clinical pharmacist for six and a half years. She undertook her Post Graduate Diploma in Clinical Pharmacy Practice followed by Independent Prescribing from the University of Bath. Jomy joined the practice as a Senior Clinical Pharmacist in May 2019 and has a special interest in cardiology. Jomy currently runs AF and Heart failure clinics alongside her routine pharmacist clinics which focus on clinical medication reviews, polypharmacy, opiate optimisation, respiratory, HRT, mental health, diabetes etc. She is also working towards her further education in clinical pharmacy practice and management. When not at work she is a fulltime homemaker and enjoys travelling and spending quality time with her young family.

Sukhjeet Powar

Designation

Suki has been a pharmacist for a while, starting in community and then migrating over to surgery. He loves to support as best he can and optimise treatment in many therapy areas e.g. diabetes, cardiology, dermatology, HRT, respiratory. In his spare time he works some more in the form of studying and loves taking time out with family & friends.

Anita Shetty

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I joined the practice in March after 16 years in community pharmacy. I decided to migrate to the world of general practice to expand, enhance and put into practice my skill set from my MPharm degree, my clinical diploma in Community Pharmacy and of course my years of experience to enhance patient care within the community. I look forward to developing my knowledge and furthering my education through the CPPE pathway and Independent Prescribing programme. When I am not at work, I enjoy making memories and spending time with my family and friends.

Mrugesh Patel

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I qualified in 2017 after completing my pre-registration at QAH. Since qualifying I have worked as a clinical pharmacist in secondary care until my move to primary care PCN in 2020. I have also completed postgraduate qualifications in clinical pharmacy and primary care. Routine clinics include a range of clinical conditions with a special interest in diabetes.