Parbir is the Director of Postgraduate Studies and a member of the executive team at the School of Pharmacy. She joined the pharmacy team in 2013 as an Academic Practitioner (Pharmaceutical Practice & Prescribing) developing the Pharmacy Programmes within the College of Medical and Dental Sciences. She is Programme Director of the Practice Certificate in Independent Prescribing, leading the development and ongoing management of the programme.
Parbir teaches Pharmacy Practice across all four years of the M Pharm course in addition to facilitating primary care placements in GP surgeries.
She is an affiliate of ‘The Centre for Health and Social Care Leadership’ where her role is to support, challenge and inspire the Centre’s vision, activities and impact. The affiliate network acts as a community of practice for leadership within health and social care providing opportunities for discussion and collaborative working.
Parbir has a personal and professional interest in equality, diversity and inclusivity (EDI) issues and works at school, college and university level. She is member of the REF2021 equality, diversity advisory panel and the BAME Attainment Gap Task and Finish Group
Parbir is an Independent Prescriber in Primary Care with considerable experience since qualifying in 2007. She is enthusiastic about promoting evidence-based practice and has a specific interest in the management of cardio-vascular disease and diabetes.
Parbir is keen on developing inter-professional working, teaching and learning practices. Other areas of interest include medicines optimisation and developing the role of the Non-Medical Prescriber.