Great North Pharmacy Research Collaborative Conference 2024

May 28, 2024

The theme for this year’s conference is: Spotlight on Women’s Health: rewriting the narrative.

Friday 12 July 2024, Hilton Hotel Newcastle Gateshead (NE8 2AR), 8:30am – 5:00pm

The event will showcase Foundation Pharmacist projects and work undertaken by pharmacy professionals from hospital, community and primary care, as well as examples of research undertaken at local academic institutions. Crucially, this event will be an opportunity to meet peers and leaders from across the profession, to share, learn, support and be supported.

The 2024 conference will be chaired by:

  • Julia Blagburn, Consultant Pharmacist for Integration, The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
  • Anne Black, Regional QA Specialist Pharmacist – NENC, Pharmacy Production and QC, Specialist Pharmacy Service

The following speakers will be welcomed to the conference:

  • Stephanie Watson, Clinical Pharmacy Technician, The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
  • Carla Cressy, CEO and Founder, The Endometriosis Foundation
  • Samantha Allen, Chief Executive, NENC ICB
  • Prof Adam Todd, Professor of Pharmaceutical Public Health, Newcastle University
  • Tase Oputu, Associate Director of Medicines Optimisation, High Cost Drugs -NHS Kent & Medway, Chair, English Pharmacy Board, Royal Pharmaceutical Society
  • Alice Wiseman, Director of Public Health, Gateshead Council
  • Ivan Hollingsworth, Director, Centric Consultants Limited
  • Chi Onwurah MP, MP for Newcastle upon Tyne Central

@GtNorthPharmRes #GNPRC2024

By working together as one pharmacy team across multiple organisations and sectors we have a unique opportunity to improve the quality of care, reduce the risk of harm from medicines and increase efficiencies.


Abstract Submission

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Monday 10th June (12 noon)

The call for abstracts is open to all pharmacy professionals and academics across all settings. Be part of the 2024 conference and submit your research, quality improvement or clinical audit projects and initiatives.

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Find out more about the conference and book your place here…



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