OBE for Keele pharmacy professor Alison Blenkinsopp

Professor Alison Blenkinsopp

Posted on 08 January 2010

Professor Alison Blenkinsopp, Professor of the Practice of Pharmacy in the School of Pharmacy, has been awarded an OBE in the New Year Honours for services to healthcare.

Professor Blenkinsopp joined the Department of Medicines Management at Keele in 1995. Her specialist areas are partnership in medicines use, extended roles of pharmacists and medicines policy. Her current research includes evaluation of changes in community pharmacy, studies of pharmacist prescribing and the extent to which pharmacists' consultations with patients are concordant.

She is a member of the British National Formulary Committee and vice-chair of the Department of Health Taskforce on Medicines Partnership. Professor Blenkinsopp leads on education issues within the School of Pharmacy.