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Practice Pharmacist/Honorary Senior Research Fellow, University of Bradford

Zoes background as a community pharmacist allows her to use her experience in pharmacy services and her interest in palliative care to study ways of combining the two. IMPACCT (Improving the management of pain from advanced cancer in the community) was an NIHR funded programme grant involving Leeds, York and Bradford Universities. Zoe led the pharmacy proof-of-concept study looking at how patients with advanced cancer use pharmacies and their services and designing an intervention for this patient group. Zoe then used RCF funding (obtained May 2017) to conduct a systematic review and apply for further funding. She was part of a successful grant application of £1.3 million from Yorkshire Cancer Research starting in July 2018 along with Leeds and Hull Universities (RESOLVE). Her part of this work was looking at Hospice pharmacist medicines consultations for patients with advanced cancer focusing on pain, breathlessness and fatigue.
In January 2021 she moved into primary care and began training as an Advanced Clinical Practitioner whilst working as a practice pharmacist. She still maintains her research interest and leads and collaborates in research with University of Bradord and Leeds.


  • –present
    Research Fellow in Medicines Optimisation, University of Bradford


  • 1999 
    University of Bradford, Pharmacy