Projects per year
I joined the university in 2005 and Im currently a lecturer with teaching commitments on the MPharm and MSc Clinical Pharmacy programme. I am also a registered pharmacist and a have clinical commitment (0.3 wte) to the National Children's Psychiatric Unit based at the Royal Hospital for Children, Glasgow.
I also hold a Masters degree in Public Health from the University of Nottingham (1997).
My doctorate from the Univ of Strathclyde was concerned with clinical information provision for lay persons in Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (2010)
My research interests largely stem from my clinical work and experiance of Mental Health service delivery. However, I am also interested in developing the role of the (Community) pharmacy team within mental health service delivery and palliative care.
I am a member of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society Conference Research Panel and also represent the university at the Area Pharmaceutical Committee for NHSGGC.
Doctor of Philosophy, University of Strathclyde
Master of Public Health, University of Nottingham
Bachelor of Science, University of Strathclyde
Aston University1 Oct 2016 → …
1/01/18 → 31/12/18
An investigation into the prescribing and adminstration of psychotropic ‘as required’ medication in secure in-patient facilities.
1/01/10 → …
Project: Non-funded project
Research Output per year
Benzodiazepine and z-hypnotic prescribing from acute psychiatric inpatient discharge to long-term care in the communityJohnson, C. F., Nassr, O. A., Harpur, C., Kenicer, D., Thom, A. & Akram, G., 26 Sep 2018, 16, 3, 7 p., 1256
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article
Development of a paediatric triage tool for use by pharmacists to aid clinical prioritisation of patients and delivery of pharmaceutical careTait, J., Thomson, K., Kinnear, M., Akram, G. & Souter, C., 19 Jan 2018, In : Archives of Disease in Childhood. 103, 2, p. e1 SP7
Research output: Contribution to journal › Conference Contribution
Antimicrobial stewardship in the management of sepsis in maternity hospitals - a mixed methodology studyAuthor: Abutheraa, N., 1 Apr 2018
Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis
Gazala Akram (Recipient), 2 Oct 2014
Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)