Dr Asma Yahyouche MRPharmS, DPhil, FHEA

Dr Asma Yahyouche

School of Pharmacy
Lecturer in Clinical Pharmacy and Pharmacy Practice

Contact details

Institute of Clinical Sciences
University of Birmingham
B15 2TT

Asma is a lecturer in Clinical Pharmacy and Pharmacy Practice and is part of the team developing the Pharmacy Programmes within the College of Medical and Dental Sciences. She is teaching Pharmacy Practice on the MPharm course in addition to managing Community Pharmacy placements.

Asma is a Community Pharmacist Area Manager and a pre-registration pharmacist trainee program co-coordinator. She is enthusiastic about promoting Medicines Adherence and has a specific interest in the evolved and advanced role of community pharmacists in the safe use of medicines and the delivery of pharmaceutical care and patient clinical care.

Asma is keen on developing inter-professional working, teaching and learning practices. Other areas of interest include Prescribing Pharmacist roles, evolving role of pharmacist in GP practices and the evolving community pharmacy services. 


  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy 2015
  • Professional Certificate in Educating Healthcare Professionals 2015
  • DPhil in Biomaterial 2011
  • Member of the Royal Pharmaceutical society 2011
  • GPhC Registered Pharmacist 2011
  • MPharm 2007



Recent publications


Alenezi, A, Yahyouche, A & Paudyal, V 2022, 'Patient Perspectives on the Appropriate Use of Prescribed Opioids in Chronic Non-Malignant Pain: Analysis of Online Forums Using Theoretical Domains Framework', Journal of Pain Research, vol. 15, pp. 1567-1583. https://doi.org/10.2147/JPR.S357354

Algarni, M, Hadi, MA, Yahyouche, A, Mahmood, S & Jalal, Z 2021, 'A mixed-methods systematic review of the prevalence, reasons, associated harms and risk-reduction interventions of over-the-counter (OTC) medicines misuse, abuse and dependence in adults', Journal of Pharmaceutical Policy and Practice, vol. 14, no. 1, 76. https://doi.org/10.1186/s40545-021-00350-7

Alshehri, A, Cheema, E, Yahyouche, A, Haque, S & Jalal, Z 2021, 'Evaluating the role and integration of general practice pharmacists in England: a cross-sectional study', International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11096-021-01291-6

Yonel, Z, Yahyouche, A, Jalal, Z, James, A, Dietrich, T & Chapple, I 2021, 'Patient acceptability of targeted risk-based detection of non-communicable diseases in a dental and pharmacy setting', BMC Public Health, vol. 20, no. 1, 1576. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-020-09649-7

Alenezi, A, Yahyouche, A & Paudyal, V 2021, 'Roles, barriers and behavioral determinants related to community pharmacists' involvement in optimizing opioid therapy for chronic pain: a qualitative study', International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11096-021-01331-1

Alsairafi, Z, Mason, J, Davies, N, Dennis, M, Pilgrim, G, Goel, N, Yahyouche, A & Jalal, Z 2020, 'Community pharmacy advanced adherence services for children and young people with long-term conditions: a cross-sectional survey study', Pharmacy Practice, vol. 18, no. 1, 1720. https://doi.org/10.18549/PharmPract.2020.1.1720

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

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

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

Alshehri, A, Jalal, Z, Cheema, E, Haque, MS, Jenkins, D & Yahyouche, A 2019, 'Impact of the pharmacist-led intervention on the control of medical cardiovascular risk factors for the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease in general practice: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials', British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology, pp. 1-10. https://doi.org/10.1111/bcp.14164


Algarni, MAM, Jalal, Z, Yahyouche, A & Hadi, M 2020, 'Misuse, abuse and dependence of Over the-counter (OTC) medicines among adults: a systematic review', International Journal of Pharmacy Practice, vol. 28, no. S1, pp. 65-66. https://doi.org/10.1111/ijpp.12607

Alsairafi, Z, Mason, J, Jalal, Z & Yahyouche, A 2020, 'Pharmacy primary care services provided to children and young people with long-term conditions: a cross-sectional study of Medicine Use Reviews service', International Journal of Pharmacy Practice, vol. 28, no. S1, pp. 49-50. https://doi.org/10.1111/ijpp.12607


Brown, K, Yahyouche, A, Haroon, S, Camaradou, J & Turner, G 2022, 'Long COVID and self-management', The Lancet, vol. 399, no. 10322, pp. 355-355. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(21)02798-7

Other contribution

Alenezi, A, Paudyal, V & Yahyouche, A 2019, Interventions to improve adherence to medications for chronic non-malignant pain: a systematic review. Prospero. <https://www.crd.york.ac.uk/PROSPERO/display_record.php?RecordID=3023>

Al-Arkee, S, Mason, J, Yahyouche, A & Jalal, Z 2019, Medication adherence Apps for cardiovascular disease. Prospero.

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