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Module Reading List

Personal and Professional Development in Healthcare, 2017/18
Claire Easthall
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

Essential reading

Beardsley R. , Kimberlin C., Tindall W. 2008. Communication skills in pharmacy practice : a practical guide for students and practitioners 5 th edition. London, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Or Arnold C.E. and Undermann Boggs K. 2011. Interpersonal Relationships: Professional Communication Skills for Nurses. 6th edition. Philadelphia, Pa.; London: Saunders.

Bowers D., House A. and Owens D. 2014 Understanding Clinical Papers 3rd Edition. John Wiley and Sons. Chichester. 

Clyne W., Blenkinsopp A., Seal R.. 2008. A Guide to Medication Review 2008.[online] [accessed 12 January 2016] Available from http://www.webarchive.org.uk/wayback/archive/20140627111522/http://www.npc.nhs.uk/review_medicines/intro/

Moon J.A. 2004. Reflection in learning and professional development: theory and practice 2 nd edition. London: Routledge Falmer.

Moore A. and McQuay H. 2006. Bandolier's little book of making sense of the medical evidence. Oxford University Press

National Reporting and Learning Service: Patient safety.[online] [accessed 12 January 2016] Available from http://www.nrls.npsa.nhs.uk/ Up to date resources to support patient safety in your professional practice are available on this website. These include root cause analysis (RCA) training and RCA toolkit

NHS Modernisation Agency. Research into Practice. 2003. Teamworking for improvement : planning for spread and sustainability Report No. 5 

Pharmaceutical Services Negotiating Committee 2013. Advanced services- Medicines Use Review and Prescription Interventions [online] [accessed 12 January 2016] Available from http://psnc.org.uk/services-commissioning/advanced-services/murs/

NICE 2002. Principles for best practice in clinical audit. Abingdon, Radcliffe Medical Press


Top of page

Anderson G., Boud D., Sampson J.1996. Learning contracts-A Practical Guide. Kogan Page Ltd.

DH 2011. Equity and Excellence: Liberating the NHS [accessed 12 January 2016] Available from https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/liberating-the-nhs-white-paper 

GPhC 2014. Continuing Professional Development for Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians in Great Britain. [accessed 12 January 2016] Available from https://www.uptodate.org.uk/home/welcome.shtml

Jones G. 2005. Revised Duthie report emphasises the role of the multidisciplinary team. The Pharmaceutical Journal. 274, pp 264-5. - Available from: http://www.pharmaceutical-journal.com/news-and-analysis/news/revised-duthie-report-emphasises-the-role-of-the-multidisciplinary-team/10018809.article

MaGuire R. 2002. How to build a successful team. The Pharmaceutical Journal. 269, pp 814-816.  

MaGuire, T. 2002. Barriers to communication- how things go wrong. The Pharmaceutical Journal. 268, pp 246-247.  

Nijjer S. and Gill J. 2008. Effective collaboration between doctors and pharmacists. The hospital pharmacist.. 15, pp 179-182. - Available from:


Zwarenstein M. and Reeves S. 2006. Knowledge translation and inter-professional collaboration: where the rubber of evidence-based care hits the road of teamwork. The Journal of continuing education in the health professions.. 26, pp 46-54. 

You must adhere strictly to the conventions for using the Harvard standard as indicated on the library web page. The electronic link to this is: http://library.leeds.ac.uk/skills-referencing

This list was last updated on 15/01/2016