Dr Maidment is an experienced academic and clinical pharmacist. Prior to moving to Aston he spent 25 years in practice within community pharmacy, the acute sector and mental health. He has been chief pharmacist in two trusts and led R&D in another trust. In addition to his PhD, he has two diplomas (in management and mental health pharmacy), a masters in health services research and a teaching certificate.
He has published over 60 papers in peer-reviewed journals and has an international reputation for his work on medication management in older people.