Jennie Watson

Maudland Building, MB023

+44 (0) 1772 89 5810

Subject Areas: Pharmacy and Pharmacology

Jennie is a community pharmacist employed by Boots and seconded to UCLan for two days each week to teach on the MPharm course.

Full Profile

Jennie has worked for Boots since 1988 and has carried out a variety of store based and field based pharmacy and management roles for them. She was closely involved with their Independent Medical Agency in the development of private Patient Group Directions for the Company.

Her current role involves working as a patient facing pharmacist, designing and delivering training to pharmacy technicians, pre-registration trainees, pharmacists and store leaders.

Jennie is also heavily involved in community pharmacy externally in Greater Manchester as the Vice Chair of Manchester Local Pharmaceutical Committee, member of Community Pharmacy Greater Manchester and as the Chair of the Workforce sub group of the Great Manchester Local Professional Network.

At UCLan Jennie is the Module Leader for the new Pharmacy as a Business fourth year optional module, a module she has designed and developed herself. She all teaches on various other pharmacy practice undergraduate modules and delivers the community pharmacy session for the postgraduate diploma students.


BSc (Pharmacy) Brighton Polytechnic 1988

Clinical Diploma (Community Pharmacy) University of Bradford 1999

Postgraduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education UCLan 2013

Membership of Professional and Learned Bodies

  • Royal Pharmaceutical Society 1989 to date
  • General Pharmaceutical Council 2010 to date
  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy 2013 to date
  • Manchester LPC 2004 to date
  • Community Pharmacy Greater Manchester 2014 to date
  • Greater Manchester Local Professional Network Workforce sub group 2015 to date

Teaching Activities and Responsibilities

  • PJ4002 Pharmacy as a Business – module leader

  • Dispensing, calculations, problem based learning, communication skills, law and ethics on other pharmacy practice module.


1. …Pharmaceutical Practice, Churchill Livingstone, 2014 Joint Editor and Author Chapters 8, 14, 28, 48

2. Introduction to Pharmaceutical Calculations, Pharmaceutical Press, 2015