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Sotiris is Head of Pharmacy at St Bartholomew’s Hospital, a specialist tertiary referral centre for Cardiovascular, Oncology and respiratory services and Consultant Pharmacist at Barts Heart Centre, part of Barts Health NHS Trust. Combined with his role as Clinical Advisor for UCL Partners supports medicines optimisation across the health economy to optimise patient outcomes and address unmet local needs.
Sotiris has published extensively in the medical press and is actively involved in the training and development of clinical pharmacists. He has recently obtained NHSE Pathway transformation funding to provide a specialist Cardiovascular pharmacist working collaboratively with primary care to improve lipid modification across the locality.
Sotiris is on the board of ESC ACNAP (Association of Cardiovascular Nursing and Allied Professionals) and has served on many NICE development groups including Unstable Angina/NSTEMI guideline, stable angina and STEMI guidelines and is a current NICE TA member of the highly specialist technology appraisal group. Sotiris is also an adjunct Assistant Professor at Purdue University, USA.
Alison is a Consultant Pharmacist in Cardiology working in both primary and secondary care in Sussex. She qualified as a pharmacist from Bath University and has over 20 years of experience in cardiology. She has an MSc in Cardiology (Sussex University) and as an independent prescriber manages patients across a range of cardiac conditions. She is passionate about improving the prevention and care of people living with heart conditions.
She has published on topics in clinical pharmacy and cardiology. She was a member of the NICE Hypertension Guideline Group (2019). She worked as an educational facilitator with CPPE for the first wave of the NHS England pharmacists in GP practices and teaches at Brighton Universities on both undergraduate and postgraduate courses.
Alison is Fellow and a Faculty Fellow of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society.