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Module Reading List

Pharmaceutical Care: Specialist Conditions, 2019/20, Semester 2
Sumrah Shaffiq
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

Essential reading 

Walker, R and Whittlesea C. 2012. Clinical Pharmacy and Therapeutics . 5th Edition. Edinburgh; New York: Churchill Livingstone


- Kumar, P and Clark, M. 2016.  Clinical Medicine . 9th Edition London: Elsevier Limited

Sexton J., C. Green, G. Nickless. 2006. Pharmaceutical care made easy : essentials of medicines management in the individual patient . London: Pharmaceutical Press

Johns C. 2013. Becoming a Reflective Practitioner . 4th Edition. West Sussex: WILEY-Blackwell

NICE 2009. Medicines adherence. Involving patients in decisions about prescribed medicines and supporting adherence [online] [accessed 10th August 2009]. Available from the world wide web:

National Electronic Library for Health –

Critical evaluation of drug use requires use of the current literature. NHS employees can register for password access to the National Electronic Library for Health. This provides links to many essential resources that students should consult regarding current evidence and guidelines including:

National Institute for Clinical Excellence (NICE) – ( )

National Service Frameworks

National Prescribing Centre – MeRec Bulletins – ( )

Drug and Therapeutics Bulletin

Clinical Evidence –



Recommended Reading

Hampton JR. 2013. The ECG made easy . 8th Edition.  Edinburgh : Churchill Livingstone

Dhillon S. and Raymond R. 2009. Pharmacy case studies . London: Pharmaceutical Press

Dodds L. 2013. Drugs in use: clinical case studies for pharmacists . 5th edition. London: Pharmaceutical press.

Greene EJ et. al. 2008. Pathology and therapeutics for pharmacists : a basis for clinical pharmacy practice . 3rd edition. London: Pharmaceutical Press.

Raynor, DK, Thistlethwaite, JE, Hart, K, Knapp P.  2001. Are health professionals ready for the new philosophy of concordance in medicine taking? The international journal of pharmacy practice. , 9 , pp. 81-84


This list was last updated on 13/01/2017