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Research interests

Evidence-based interventions for people with drug addiction problems including safer injecting, effective injecting paraphernalia and the provision of pharmaceutical care from community pharmacies. Also, the expansion of pharmaceutical care for drug users including the development of models of care e.g. good practice in supervised consumption, pharmacy-based needle exchange and pharmacist-led addiction clinics. Ethical reasoning within research and clinical pharmacy practice.

Final year student project briefings

Education/Academic qualification

Prescribing Science, University of Bath

1 Jun 200830 Nov 2008

Pharmacy practice, Doctor of Philosophy, The Robert Gordon University

26 Apr 199631 Mar 2000

Pharmacy, Bachelor of Science, The Robert Gordon University

5 Sep 199023 Jun 1994

External positions

External examiner, Aston University

1 Oct 201730 Sep 2020

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Projects 2003 2018

Community Pharmacists Role in Preventing Drug Related Deaths

Taylor, D., Scott, J. & Taylor, G.


Project: UK charity

Evaluation of Service Users Views on Somerset Shared Care Scheme

Scott, J.


Project: Central government, health and local authorities

Evaluation of Pharmacist Prescriber Posts in Somerset

Scott, J.


Project: Central government, health and local authorities

Research Output 1998 2018

Drawing attention to a neglected injecting‐related harm: A systematic review of AA‐amyloidosis among people who inject drugs

Harris, M., Brathwaite, R., Scott, J., Gilchrist, G., Ciccarone, D., Hope, V. & McGowan, C. R. 26 Apr 2018 (Accepted/In press) In : Addiction.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Soft Tissue Infections
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Premature Mortality

Use of clinical guidelines in cardiology practice in Sudan

Elsadig, H., Weiss, M., Scott, J. & Laaksonen, R. 1 Feb 2018 In : Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice. 24, 1, p. 127-134 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Evidence-Based Medicine

‘Care and Prevent’: rationale for investigating skin and soft tissue infections and AA amyloidosis among people who inject drugs in London.

Harris, M., Brathwaite, R., McGowan, C. R., Ciccarone, D., Gilchrist, G., McCusker, M., O'Brien, K., Dunn, J., Scott, J. & Hope, V. 14 May 2018 In : Harm Reduction Journal. 15, 1, 23

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Soft Tissue Infections
Pharmaceutical Preparations

Clinical management of drug misuse and dependence: an update

Scott, J., Parsons, G. & Hunter, C. 21 Nov 2017 In : The Pharmaceutical Journal. 299, 7907

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle