Ann Urmston

Ann Urmston

Senior Lecturer in Pharmacy Practice

School of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences

Maudland Building, MB141

+44 (0) 1772 89 5837

Ann Urmston is a Senior Lecturer within the School of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences at the University of Central Lancashire.

Full Profile

Ann graduated in Biology from Manchester Metropolitan University and has been involved in pharmacy education since 1997. In 2009 Ann took up an appointment as a Teacher Practitioner at the University of Central Lancashire. In 2017 Ann changed her role to Lecturer in Pharmacy Practice.

Her interests are Pharmacy Practice, Extemporaneous and Aseptic dispensing, and she co-ordinates the School’s Inter-Professional Learning and Patient Public Involvement.

Ann is also a practicing and registered Pharmacy Technician. She combines her work at the School with practice work in a Community Pharmacy.


BTEC Pharmaceutical Science

HNC Biological science

BSc (Hons) Biology

University Certificate in Higher Education

Post Graduate Certificate in teaching and learning in higher education- PGCert LTHE


GPHC - Registered Pharmacy Technician

Associate member of The Higher Education Academy

Fellow of the Higher Education Academy

Member of The Centre of Advancement of Interprofessional Education (CAIPE)

Teaching Activities

Pharmacy Practice - Dispensing

Microbiology - Aseptic Dispensing

Pharmaceutics and Drug Formulation - Extemporaneous Dispensing

Lead for:

  • MPharm Buddies

    School co-ordinator for:

  • Patient Public Involvement
  • Inter – Professional Learning
  • Medical Role Play