Laura Healey

Teacher Practitioner

School of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences

Maudland Building, MB023

+44 (0) 1772 89 5824

Subject Areas: Pharmacy and Pharmacology

Laura is a teacher practitioner at UCLan 2 days a week covering both undergraduate and postgraduate qualifications within the School of Pharmacy. Laura is also a Clinical Pharmacist – Education & Training and Audit at University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust 3 days a week.

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MPharm (Hons) first class – Liverpool John Moores University 2007

Postgraduate Diploma in Clinical Pharmacy – Liverpool John Moores University – 2011

Laura has worked as a hospital pharmacist for the past 7 years and at UCLan as a teacher practitioner for the last 18 months.

Laura’s role at University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust involves undertaking clinical pharmacist duties on a wide variety of medical and surgical wards. She is the departmental lead for the undertaking and maintenance of vital audit work including prescribing standards and antimicrobial adherence. In her education role within pharmacy she is the pre-registration tutor lead, a diploma tutor, provides support for newly qualified pharmacists, and supervises university student placements as well as pharmacy summer students. In addition, Laura is involved with postgraduate medical education and postgraduate dental education.

In her role at UCLan, Laura is part of the teaching team for the pharmacy degree primarily at third and fourth year level. She also teaches on the postgraduate diploma and is part of the course team.


General Pharmaceutical Council – 2008 to date

Royal Pharmaceutical Society – 2008 to date

United Kingdom Clinical Pharmacy Association – 2014 to date

Associate Fellow of The Higher Education Academy – Awarded January 2016

Teaching Activities and Responsibilities

PJ3201 Prescribing in Medicines Optimisation

PJ3997 Research Methods and Project Development

PJ4001 Pharmacy Service Design

PJ4500 Professional Competence Module

PJ4502 Patient Services in Secondary Care

PJ4503 Clinical Pharmacy Practice

PJ4504 Medicines Information

PJ4505 Student Initiated Clinical Pharmacy Practice