Wanklyn, Steven - consultant pharmacist in palliative and end of life care

 

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Steven Wanklyn, consultant pharmacist in palliative and end of life careContacts

Tel: 020 7188 4272
Email: steven.wanklyn@gstt.nhs.uk

Area of expertise: palliative care

  • Biography

    Steven is a qualified pharmacist helping people with cancer or other life limiting conditions to get the most from their medicines and experience treatment to the very best level.

    • Fellow of the Faculty of The Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain, London (submission in progress for summer 2015)
    • Certificate in Independent Prescribing, Kings College, London (2010)
    • Master of Science in Clinical Pharmacy, Queen's University of Belfast, Northern Ireland (1994)
    • Diploma in Clinical Pharmacy Part 1, The School of Pharmacy, London (1989)
    • member of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain, London (1988)
    • qualified as a pharmaceutical chemist, The Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain, London (1988).
  • Specialist interests

    • joint chair London Opioid Safety and Improvement Group

    • member PallE8 London cancer north and east

    • developing specialist pharmacy services to the hospice sector– services focus on optimising the use of medications, including the use of a person’s own medications and self-administration schemes. Outcomes are person-focussed and monitored against indicators of quality and safety that demonstrate improved experience and meet the requirements of our regulator and commissioners. 
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  • Research interests 

    • Opioid safety - to set out key priorities for the development of best practice guidance in the management of patients being treated with opioid medicines, and do this via a range of innovative approaches that address all stages of the patient’s care pathway.