Gurpreet Kaur

Lecturer in Continuing Professional Development (Healthcare) and Admissions Tutor for Independent and Supplementary Prescribing

School of Nursing and Midwifery

Department of Apprenticeships & CPD

Contact Details

email: g.kaur@worc.ac.uk

Gurpreet qualified as a pharmacist in 2009 and undertook her pre-registration training, clinical diploma and independent prescribing qualifications in secondary care.  She undertook a rotational role in surgical and medical specialities within secondary care and her specialist area of interest is diabetes.  She has experience of working in community pharmacy and working within primary care as a prescriber.

In 2016 Gurpreet moved into a strategic role within the medicines management team within Sandwell and West Birmingham CCG, supporting medicines optimisation and commissioning teams within diabetes workstreams predominantly.  She currently undertakes this role alongside academia at the University of Worcester as a lecturer within the Continual Professional Development team and as an admissions tutor for the Independent Prescribing Course.

Qualifications

  • PG Cert Learning and Teaching in Higher Education- currently undertaking
  • Independent Prescribing- University of Worcester
  • Clinical Diploma- Keele University
  • Pharmacist- Aston University

Teaching Interests

  • Independent and Supplementary Prescribing (For Nursing and Allied Health Professionals) (MACP4007)
  • Principles and Practice of Independent Prescribing for Pharmacists (MACP4015)
  • Advanced Clinical Practice

Research Interests

  • Diabetes
  • Education and teaching

Membership of Professional Studies

Pharmacist, General Pharmaceutical Council

External Roles

  • Principal Pharmacist Medicines Optimisation, Sandwell

  • Diabetes Medicines Optimisation Lead- Black Country and West Birmingham CCG.