Neil Petrie awarded Australian Consultant Pharmacist of the Year 2019
Accredited Pharmacist Neil Petrie is the Australian Consultant Pharmacist of the Year 2019
Neil Petrie recently received this award for significant contribution to Quality Use of Medicines in the residential aged care environment.
Neil has been accredited with the Australian Association of Consultant Pharmacy since 1998.
Neil has made an outstanding contribution to the practice of consultant pharmacy and is a strong advocate for the role of accredited pharmacists in the promotion of the quality use of medicines and positive health outcomes in patients and residents.
He is dedicated to quality and collaboration in his Home Medicine Reviews, Residential Medication Management Reviews and Quality Use of Medicine services.
This contribution is partly due to the PRN Consulting website which provides a valuable resource for staff working in the aged care environment. This includes interactive online medication management modules on a variety of clinical topics and practical issues.
Neil’s other roles include educator, mentor and researcher. He has been active in developing and promoting the value Medication Advisory Committees (MAC) in aged care facilities.
Content created July 2019