Mrs Linda Dodds
Associate Specialist Lecturer, Postgraduate Programmes
Medway School of Pharmacy
- +44 (0)1634 20 2945
Linda has spent most of her career working in the NHS, first as a hospital clinical pharmacist and clinical trainer, then in primary care as a pharmaceutical adviser for Kent primary care organisations. In 2008 she was appointed Director of Medicines Use and Safety, East & South East England Specialist Pharmacy Services, leading a team that worked over a large geography to support innovation and improvement in pharmacy practice and medication safety in primary and secondary care. She is editor of a clinical pharmacy textbook ‘Drugs in Use’ which is now in its fifth edition and is used to support a number of undergraduate and postgraduate clinical pharmacy programmes in the UK and elsewhere. She was made a Fellow of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society in 2013.
Medicines support for stroke and transient ischaemic attack (TIA) survivors; Improving medicines information at transfer of care.
Identifying Stroke/TIA survivors needs and preferences for short and long term Medicines Support in order to develop a patient-centred service which can be integrated into current stroke care.back to top
- Dodds LJ (Ed). Drugs in Use. Clinical case studies for pharmacists and prescribers. 5th Edition. Pharmaceutical Press, London, May 2013.
- Dodds LJ (2014) Pharmacist contributions to ensuring safe and accurate transfer of written medicines-related discharge information: Lessons from a collaborative audit and service evaluation involving 45 hospitals in England. Eur J Hosp Pharm 2014; 21: 150-155.
- Dodds LJ (2014) Optimising pharmacy input to medicines reconciliation at admission to hospital: Lessons from a collaborative service evaluation of pharmacy-led medicines reconciliation services in 30 acute hospitals in England. Eur J Hosp Pharm 2014; 21: 95-101
- Corlett SA, Wass ER and Dodds LJ (2014). Is long-term adherence to stroke secondary prevention therapies an issue? A Pilot Study. International Journal of Stroke, Vol. 9, S4, 075
- Corlett S, Goel P, Kothari S, Dodds L (2014). Are sufficient efforts being made by hospital pharmacy teams to encourage patients to access a Medicines Use Review after discharge? IJPP doi 10.1111/ijpp.12142.
- Corlett SA, Dodds LJ and Gammie SM. (2014) Do pharmacists perceive that medicines advisory services improve patient adherence? IJPP doi: 10.1111/ijpp.12100.
- Corlett SA , Goel P, Kothari S, and Dodds L (2014) Medicine Use Reviews (MURs) at Discharge: Still the Cinderella Service? Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety. Doi: 10.1002/pds.3682
- Dodds LJ, Mok E, Patel K and Corlett SA (2014) Medicines Optimisation Post-Stroke and TIA: Are We Doing Enough? Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety. Doi: 10.1002/pds.3682
- Dodds L. Does pharmacy-led medicines reconciliation contribute to discharge summary accuracy? Results from a collaborative service evaluation across East & SE England. Int J Pharm Prac 2013; 21 (Suppl 2) ; 52.
- Corlett SA and Dodds LJ, (2013) The New Medicines Service; Initial views and early experiences of Community Pharmacists in Kent. ), IJPP, doi: 10.1111/ijpp.12064
- Corlett SA, Dodds L J and Rodgers RM. (2013) As Pharmacists Expand their Clinical Roles do the General Public Recognise what they can offer? Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety doi: 10.1002/pds.3428.