Devaney, Andrea*

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Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


United Kingdom

1. Current Status, Position

Andrea Devaney is a Consultant Pharmacist in Transplantation and Renal Services at the Oxford Transplant Centre, a supra-regional transplant centre within NHS South East.  She is responsible for the renal pharmacy team delivery of a clinically led, patient-centred medicine management service to transplant and renal patients at Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. Her area of expert clinical practice is solid organ transplantation - kidney, pancreas and intestinal transplant.

2. Education

Andrea Devaney studied Pharmacy at the University of Wales, Cardiff (UWIST) and qualified as a pharmacist in 1989. She completed a diploma in clinical pharmacy in 2001 at University of Wales, Cardiff (UWCC) and an MSc in Pharmacy Practice at University of London (UCL) in 2009.  She is an independent non-medical prescriber having gained a Practice Certificate in Independent Prescribing, University of Reading in 2013. She was designated a Fellow of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society in 2014.

3. Research Area

Key interest areas include the role of the pharmacist in transplant assessment and out-patient clinics, medication adherence and medicine management strategies and generic immunosuppression. Andrea Devaney has authored several articles on the role of generic immunosuppression.

4. Conflict of interest

Member of the GSK Advisory Board, received a Speaker's fee from Astellas and is an AHP Educational Faculty Member (Advisory) for Sandoz (Novartis)