Naveed Iqbal


Clinical Teaching Fellow, Pharmacy

Aston Pharmacy School

School of Life & Health Sciences
Aston University, Aston Triangle
Birmingham, B4 7ET, UK

Member of the Pharmacy Teaching Programme

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  • Member of the Medicines Research Unit
  • Member of the Pharmacy Teaching Programme
  • FTE: 0.4
Naveed Iqbal

Clinical Teaching Fellow (Part-time) Dates Employed Sep 2016 – Present

Aston University Location Birmingham, United Kingdom

  • Contribute to development and innovation in teaching, learning, and assessment in the area of clinical pharmacy and health assessment. 
  • Contribute to the proactive review and development of the Pharmacy School’s curricula and programmes and their associated pedagogy.
  • Responsible for the evaluation, design, and content of specific areas of teaching and learning within the Pharmacy School’s undergraduate and postgraduate programmes.
  • Teach undergraduate and postgraduate students, engaging learners in their academic studies and to carry out the associated examining processes.
  • Provide academic support and advice to undergraduate and postgraduate students.
  • Promote and further develop the use of a range of methods and techniques in teaching, learning, and assessment.
  • Engage in the regular evaluation and development of modules for which the Teaching Fellow has a responsibility, in terms of content, delivery, and assessment.
  • Undertake academic administration.
  • Writing research proposals, papers, and other publications
  • As a module co-ordinator for the Applied Pharmacology and Therapeutic module (PHMCL3), I plan the module and changes to the module. I lead on coordinating, managing teaching and the examining of students on the module.
    As a module co-ordinator for the Applied Pharmacology and Therapeutic module (PHMCL3), I plan the module and changes to the module. I lead on co-ordinating, managing teaching and the examining of students on the module.
  • PH3607: Providing support for clinical teaching including lectures, workshops and OSCEs.
  • PH4703: Clinical teaching including lectures, workshops and MiniCEx
  • PH2501: Pharmacology; NSAIDs and DMARDs.
  • PHMCL3: Clinical teaching 
PHMCL3 Module Co-ordinator-: Responsibility for: delivery of a module, coordinating teaching/support delivered by its staff and demonstrators, and engaging with the administrative and quality assurance processes required by the University.

Teaching Fellow (Part-Time) employed 2014-Sep 2016, Aston University, location Birmingham, United Kingdom

Academic Support Officer dates employed Dec 2011 – Sep 2014, Aston University, location Birmingham, United Kingdom

Resident Pharmacist (Saturday) WM Morrison Supermarkets PLC Pharmacy, dates employed Nov 2011 - present, location Birmingham, United Kingdom

  • Processing, compounding and preparing prescriptions, which also included advising physicians and patients in relation to medications,
  • Undertaking advanced and enhanced services, including the administration of private flu vaccination, travel health service and a number of Patient Group Directions (PGDs).
  • Maintaining and updating store documentation and stock on a daily basis
  • Ensuring a high level of customer service and handling all complaints in an appropriate and professional manner
  • Delivering and supporting the training of junior staff in accordance with GPhC standards.

Prescribing Support Pharmacist Band 8a (Part-time) NHS Birmingham and Solihull Clinical Commissioning Group, dates employed Apr 2018 - present, location Birmingham, United Kingdom

  • To provide highly specialised and expert pharmaceutical advice on a day to day basis in all aspects of prescription and medicines management to GPs, nurses, other healthcare staff, practice staff and patients.
  • To utilise, analyse and interpret complex prescribing data and informatics systems to identify areas of potential intervention and audit in practices. Communicate complex, sensitive and contentious information in order to effect change in prescribing patterns.
  • Facilitating the delivery of the CCG prescribing and medicines management strategies at practice and individual patient level
  • Supporting the development of practice-based medicines management services.
  • Developing, undertaking and supervising prescribing related audits within practices to encourage prescribers to critically appraise their current practice and adopt best practice standards, i.e. repeat prescribing.
  • Assist in the management of prescribing budgets by utilising and other prescribing data identifying priority areas for review within the CCG and at the practice level.
  • Contribute to prescribing policy development and to attend and organise meetings relevant to my network.
  • Support with the development of key projects and lead on certain operations.

WH LCN Lead Pharmacist & Practice Support Pharmacist (Part-time) NHS Birminghsm CrossCity, CCG, employed Apr 2013 - Mar2018, duration 5 years, Birmingham , United Kingdom

Practice Support Pharmacist (Part-time) NHS Birmingham East & North NHS Birmingham East & North, employed Jan 2007 – Mar 2011, employement duration 4 yrs 3 months, Birmingham, United Kingdom 

Resident Pharmacist, Safeway, employed Feb 2005 - Oct 2005, duration 1 yr 2 months , location Birmingham, United Kingdom

Pharmacy Manager, employed Sep 2004 - Feb 2005, duration 6 months, Location Birmingham, United Kingdom 

Freelance, self-employed, Freelance Pharmacist Aug 2004 - Sep 2004, Employment duration 2 months, location West Midlands                                                                               

  • 2011-2013 Postgraduate Certificate in Professional Practice –  Higher Education and Research, Aston University Passed with Merit 
  • 2008-2009 Masters of Science in Clinical Community Pharmacy (Msc) Distinction, Aston University        

  • 2006-2008 Clinical Diploma in Clinical Community Practice, Pharmacy and Primary Care, Distinction, Aston University     

  • 2006 Postgraduate Certificate in Medicines Management, Aston University 

  • 2004 Member of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain (MRPharmS)

  • 1999-2003 Master of Pharmacy (MPharm), Upper Second Class Honours, Aston University

  • Compliance and Concordance
  • Primary Care Prescribing
  • Clinical Pharmacists role in general practice
Registrant with the General Pharmaceutical Council
  • NHS Birmingham and Solihull CCG
  • Wm Morrison’s Pharmacy

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