Senior Lecturer in Pharmacology and Medicines Optimisation
School of Nursing and Midwifery
tel: 01905 542293
Matt Harris qualified as a pharmacist in 2009 and began his career working within the community sector of pharmacy before making the switch to secondary care in 2011. During his time working within the hospital sector he experienced working in a wide range of medical specialties before taking up a role working as a pharmacist within an Emergency Department focussed on admission avoidance and prevention. This role subsequently expanded following the completion of training to become an Independent Prescriber in 2015. Matt went on to develop as an Advanced Clinical Practitioner, working within an Ambulatory Emergency Care Clinic within Acute Medicine whilst maintaining his role within the Emergency Department.
Matt moved into academia and joined the University of Worcester at the beginning of 2020. In his current role as Senior Lecturer in Pharmacology and Medicines Management he works with the Continual Professional Development Team focussing on the development of the future Advanced Clinical Practitioner workforce.
Course Lead for Postgraduate Certificate in Pharmacist Independent Prescribing
Teaching responsibilities include:
Health and Social Needs Assessment for Pharmacists (MACP4014)
Principles and Practice of Independent Prescribing for Pharmacists (MACP4015)
Health and Social Needs Assessment for Advanced Clinical Practice (MACP4002)
Independent and Supplementary Prescribing (For Nursing and Allied Health Professionals) (MACP4007)
Fundamentals of Medicines Management and Therapeutics (PRNG2102)
Fryer, J., Smith, S., France, J., Harris, M,. (2019) Emergency Department Out of Hours Discharge Medications. Royal College of Emergency Medicine Best Practice Guideline.