National Drug Conference 2011: Dr. Jenny Scott
Dr. Jenny Scott, University of Bath
The role of the pharmacist within a community pharmacy needle exchange.
Dr. Scott is a senior lecturer in pharmacy practice at the University of Bath. Her research interests include safer injecting and the performance of injecting paraphernalia, needle exchange and the pharmaceutical care of drug users. She runs a specialist course for pharmacy students on caring for drug users. She also provides training for local needle exchange pharmacists. She is a qualified non-medical prescriber and undertakes a weekly clinical commitment. She is a member of the PharMAG steering committee - a special interest group for pharmacists regarding drug misuse. She has worked as an outreach worker with female sex workers.