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Helen Dunn - specialist pharmacist

Helen is the person to talk to if you have any problems with your medicines or would like advice about how they work, side effects or any other medicine-related queries. A pharmacy technician will often assist Helen on the wards.

Helen qualified as a pharmacist in 2007 and joined the team in March 2011 from Cheltenham. She completed a post-graduate diploma in clinical pharmacy in 2010 and qualified as an independent prescriber in 2014. As a dedicated CF pharmacist Helen is involved in:

  • carrying out medication histories
  • discussing adherence issues
  • ensuring the supply of medications both in and out of the hospital 
  • advising about prescribing

Helen also manages the home care and prescription provision of the specialist medicines used in cystic fibrosis.