Dr Vibhu Paudyal PgCert, BPharm, MSc, PhD, SRPharmS

Vibhu Paudyal

School of Pharmacy
Senior Lecturer in Clinical Pharmacy

Contact details

Address
Institute of Clinical Sciences
University of Birmingham
Edgbaston
Birmingham
B15 2TT
UK

Dr Paudyal is a Senior Lecturer in Clinical Pharmacy and Pharmacy Practice. He is an active researcher and educator in pharmacy practice. He has published over 50 peer reviewed publications and has consistently secured external research grants and awards. His particular expertise is in relation to pharmacy and public health, self-care and development and evaluation of innovative pharmacy services.

He is the chair of the research Committee  of the European Society of Clinical Pharmacy and deputy editor for International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy.

He is also the School pre-registration recruitment lead for MPharm and sits on the steering committee Pharmacy Evaluation Group of Health Education England.

Vibhu has engaged with the mainstream media in relation to the results and impact of his research on healthcare of persons experiencing homelessness. For arranging an interview, please contact the University press office.

Qualifications

  • PhD Pharmacy Practice, 2011
  • PG Certificate (Research Methods), 2009
  • MSc Clinical Pharmacology, 2007 (With distinction and first position)
  • Bachelor of Pharmacy, 2003 (Gold medal)
  • Scientific Member of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society

Biography

  • Deputy editor, International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy
  • Editorial Board, Research in Social and Administrative Pharmacy
  • Chair of research committee, European Society of Clinical Pharmacy Jan 2020 onwards
  • Invited lecture: European Society of Clinical Pharmacy Symposium, grant award lecture, Heidelberg, Germany, October 2018
  • Grant reviewer: ZonMw - The Netherlands Organisation for Health Research and Development
  • Grant reviewer: Liverpool Clinical Commissioning group
  • Grant reviewer: Pharmacy Research UK
  • Grant commission member: European Society of Clinical Pharmacy.
  • Abstract review panel: European Society of Clinical Pharmacy Conferences; UK Academic Primary Care Conferences
  • Health Education England: Evaluation committee member for research on national pharmacists’ pre-registration scheme, principal investigator on associated projects. I am responsible to provide strategic advice to HEE with regards to evaluation and feed forward for development of their new services. Leading the national evaluation of the pre-registration recruitment training scheme set up by Health Education England in 2017/18 making an impactful evaluation project from which one of the reports is available on the HEE website
  • Invited to be consultant for evaluation of NHS minor ailment research projects by private companies through University consultancy services.
  • Journal peer reviewer: Numerous

Teaching

Vibhu teaches Pharmacy Practice modules across:

Vibhu has experience of teaching Research Methods at Doctorate (PhD and Doctorate of Professional Practice) and MSc level in various disciplines such as Public Health, Nursing, Global Health and International Health. 

Research

Pharmaceutical Public Health

Health Inequality

Drug safety and pharmacovigilance

 

Other activities

  • Chair, European Society of Clinical Pharmacy Research Committee (Jan 2020-), vice chair of research committee (2017-2019),Committee member since 2017
  • Deputy Editor, International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy (2017-)
  • Editorial board member, Research in Social and Administrative Pharmacy (2015-)
  • Best reviewer award 2017, 2018 for Research in Social and Administrative Pharmacy Journal
  • National steering committee member: Health Education England Pharmacist pre-registration recruitment evaluation
  • Guardian and BBC coverage of research on homelessness
  • Nominations for outstanding teaching awards. University of Birmingham, 2019

Publications

Recent publications

Article

Paudyal, V, MacLure, K, Forbes-McKay, K, McKenzie, M, MacLeod, J, Smith, A & Stewart, D 2020, ''If I die, I die, I don't care about my health': perspectives on self-care of people experiencing homelessness', Health and Social Care in the Community, vol. 28, no. 1, pp. 160-172. https://doi.org/10.1111/hsc.12850

Stewart, D, Paudyal, V, Cadogan, C, Hazen, A, Okuyan, B, Lutters, M, Henman, M & Fialová, D 2020, 'A survey of the European Society of Clinical Pharmacy members’ research involvement, and associated enablers and barriers', International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy, vol. 42, no. 4, pp. 1073-1087. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11096-020-01054-9

Alenezi, A, Yahyouche, A & Paudyal, V 2020, 'Current status of opioid epidemic in the United Kingdom and strategies for treatment optimisation in chronic pain', International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11096-020-01205-y

Jalal, Z, Paudyal, V, Al-Arkee, S, Dyson, G & Marriott, J 2020, 'Designing a clinical pharmacy primary care intervention for myocardial infarction patients using a patient and public involvement discussion', Pharmacy, vol. 8, no. 1, 13. https://doi.org/10.3390/pharmacy8010013

McEwen-Smith, L, Price, MJ, Fleming, G, Swanwick, T, Hirsch, C, Yahyouche, A, Ward, J, Buckley, S & Paudyal, V 2020, 'How do pharmacy students select their pre-registration training providers? A mixed methods evaluation of the national recruitment scheme in England and Wales', International Journal of Pharmacy Practice. https://doi.org/10.1111/ijpp.12609

Paudyal, V 2020, 'Impact of HIV and chronic kidney disease comorbidities on hepatitis C treatment choices, drug–drug interactions and hepatitis C cure', International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy, vol. 42, pp. 515–526. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11096-020-00994-6

Paudyal, V, Al-hamid, A, Bowen, M, Hadi, MA, Hasan, SS, Jalal, Z & Stewart, D 2020, 'Interventions to improve spontaneous adverse drug reaction reporting by healthcare professionals and patients: systematic review and meta-analysis', Expert Opinion on Drug Safety, vol. 19, no. 9, pp. 1173-1191. https://doi.org/10.1080/14740338.2020.1807003

Alenezi, A, Yahyouche, A & Paudyal, V 2020, 'Interventions to optimize prescribed medicines and reduce their misuse in chronic non-malignant pain: a systematic review', European Journal of Clinical Pharmacology. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00228-020-03026-4

Thomas, B, Pallivalapila, A, El Kassem, W, Al Hail, M, Paudyal, V, Mclay, J, Maclure, K & Stewart, D 2020, 'Investigating the incidence, nature, severity and potential causality of medication errors in hospital settings in Qatar', International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11096-020-01108-y

Jalal, Z, Cheema, E, Hadi, MA, Sharma, P, Stewart, D, Al Hamid, A, Haque, MS, Moore, PV & Paudyal, V 2020, 'Pharmacists providing prescribing advice and education to healthcare professionals in community, primary care and outpatient settings', Cochrane Library. https://doi.org/10.1002/14651858.CD013793

Jagpal, P, Saunders, K, Plahe, G, Russell, S, Barnes, N, Lowrie, R & Paudyal, V 2020, 'Research priorities in healthcare of persons experiencing homelessness: outcomes of a national multi-disciplinary stakeholder discussion in the United Kingdom', International Journal for Equity in Health, vol. 19, no. 1, 86. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12939-020-01206-3

Mahmood, S, Shahzad, H, Haque, S, Denniston, A, Paudyal, V, Downie, L, Hill, LJ & Jalal, Z 2020, 'https://www.crd.york.ac.uk/prospero/display_record.php?ID=CRD42020216205', PROSPERO. <https://www.crd.york.ac.uk/prospero/display_record.php?ID=CRD42020216205>

Ali, S, Ali, M, Paudyal, V, Rasheed, F, Ullah, S, Haque, S & Ur-Rehman, T 2019, 'A Randomized Controlled Trial to Assess the  Impact of Clinical Pharmacy Interventions on Treatment Outcomes, Health Related Quality of Life and Medication Adherence Among Hepatitis C Patients', Patient preference and adherence, vol. 13, pp. 2089-2100. https://doi.org/10.2147/PPA.S224937

Abstract

Jalal, Z, Paudyal, V, Al-Arkee, S, Dyson, G & Marriott, J 2020, 'Pharmacy care after a coronary event: active involvement of patients and public (PPI) in a clinical pharmacy research proposal development: active involvement of patients and public (PPI) in a clinical pharmacy research proposal development', International Journal of Pharmacy Practice, vol. 28, no. S1, pp. 61-62. https://doi.org/10.1111/ijpp.12607

Alqahtani, SAS, Mason, J, Paudyal, V & Jalal, Z 2020, 'The role of pharmacists in providing pharmaceutical care in primary and secondary management of stroke: a systematic review', International Journal of Pharmacy Practice, vol. 28, no. S1, pp. 44-87. https://doi.org/10.1111/ijpp.12607

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Media experience

Vibhu has engaged with the mainstream media including the Guardian and BBC in relation to the results and impact of his research on healthcare of persons experiencing homelessness. For arranging an interview, please contact the University press office.