• Cromore Road, Coleraine Campus

    BT52 1SA Coleraine

    United Kingdom

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Professor Kathryn Burnett registered as a pharmacist in 1986 and has eight years of experience working in community pharmacy, 14 years in hospital pharmacy, and has worked in academia since 2008.While employed as a hospital pharmacist Prof Burnett completed her PhD looking at the patient benefits that can be realised through appropriate clinical pharmacy practices. This relevant working experience enables her to have a unique insight into the real issues surrounding community and hospital pharmacy practice and the impact of this practice on patient outcomes.Research interests include looking at appropriate dispensing and prescribing practices to ensure optimal patient outcomes, including the use of automation in MDSs, and the appropriateness of prescribing practices generally and in antimicrobials specifically.These interests are in collaboration with the Western Health and Social Care Trust, the Northern Health and Social Care Trust, the Health and Social Care Board and the Medicines Optimisation and Innovation Centre.

External positions

Member of Examinations Committee, Pharmaceutical Society of Northern Ireland

11 Feb 2019 → …

Member of Pharmacy Workforce Review Programme Board, Department of Health, UK

15 Sep 2017 → …

Chair Pharmacy Forum Education and Research Committee

1 Sep 2015 → …

Member of Pharmacy Forum Board

1 Sep 2014 → …


  • RS Pharmacy and materia medica
  • prescribing
  • medication appropriateness
  • adherence to guidelines


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