GREG BARTON

Greg-BARTON

Greg qualified from the University of Manchester in 1998 and since 2004 has been the Specialist Pharmacist in Critical Care and Burns at Whiston Hospital, part of St Helens and Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust. He has been a pharmacist prescriber since 2007 and has a specific interest in education and training, safe prescribing and, at a UK level, workforce development.

He is also passionate about research, as well as recently completing an MPhil examining the role of different administration methods of antibiotics in septic patients, he is the Principal Investigator in his Trust for a number of studies including BLING III and RECOVERY. His interest in safe prescribing has led him to be actively involved in the online injectable medicines guide known as Medusa and he sits on the advisory board.

For 9 years Greg chaired the United Kingdom Clinical Pharmacy Association (UKCPA) Critical Care Group until he stepped down in December 2020. He is also an accredited tutor at Liverpool John Moores University teaching both undergraduate and postgraduate pharmacists about critical care. Greg was awarded an MBE in the Queen’s New Years Honours list in January of this year for services to pharmacy particularly during the COVID 19 pandemic.