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Katie Maclure
Title: Dr
First Name: Katie
Surname: MacLure
Position: Senior Research Fellow
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Dr Maclure is a Research Fellow and lecturer at the School of Pharmacy and Life Sciences.

Her research interests are in the areas of ehealth, pharmacy practice and research methods.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Senior Research Fellow & Lecturer
  • Currently supervising 6 PhD students
  • Module Coordinator for Doctorate of Professional Practice (module 4)
  • Module Coordinator for Master of Pharmacy (PH4132) Project Introduction
  • Honorary Research Fellow with NHS Highland
  • Teach undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral students a range of research methods
  • Member of the School of Pharmacy & Life Sciences Ethical Review Panel
  • Member of the Organising Committee for Patient Safety conference 2016 (Doha, Qatar)
  • Reviewer for journals: IJPP, IJCP, JBI, Plos One, UJPH, IHSC, BJCP


Areas of Doctoral supervision

  • Joan Macleod (Principal)2014 – Case study exploration of the medication related burden, medication related beliefs and medication taking practice of people with learning disabilities
  • Binny Thomas (Second)2014 - The development, implementation and evaluation of a medication error reporting system in Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) in Qatar
  • Patricia Hannam (Principal) 2015 – A mixed methods evaluation of the clinical pharmacist service provided remotely to GP practices using telehealth technologies
  • Alyson Brown (Second)2015 - e-Professionalism, pharmacy & social media: a new era
  • Tesnime JebarA (Second) 2016 – A study of the development of pharmacist prescribing frameworks in Qatar
  • Abdullah AlSharani (Principal) 2016 – Health management systems and informatics in Saudi Arabia
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Academic Background

  • PhD thesis, 'Exploring ehealth and digital literacy in pharmacy practice,' Robert Gordon University, 2014
  • Stage 2 Teaching and Demonstrating, Robert Gordon University, 2013
  • PgCert in Research Methods, Robert Gordon University, 2012
  • MSc (with distinction) in Information Technology, University of Aberdeen, 2007
  • BSc (first class Honours) in Technology, Open University, 2005
  • Diploma in Systems Practice, Open University, 2003
  • HND in Data Processing, Aberdeen College of Commerce, 1982

Research Interests

Dr Maclure's general research interests are in the areas of ehealth, pharmacy practice and research methods. Specifically:

  • eHealth: in relation to pharmacy IT strategy, integrated healthcare and digital literacy
  • Pharmacy practice and education: non-medical prescribing, consultation skills, pharmacovigilance, technology in pharmacy, role of pharmacy in care of older people
  • Research Methods: with a focus on qualitative approaches, research governance, systems practice, systematic reviews

Funding

  • Stewart D, MacLure K, Paudya lV, Cunningham S, Strath A, Forbes-McKay K, Lynch R, MacLeod J. Use of multi-compartment compliance aids in residents of very sheltered housing referred to the Care Management Team in the north east of Scotland: a case study service evaluation. NHS Grampian, 2014 (£70,000)
  • Stewart D, Tucker R, Paudyal V, MacLureK, Williams H. A feasibility study exploring community pharmacy diagnosis and management of acne and dermatitis. Stiefel GSK, 2014 (£49,967)
  • Stewart D, Singh R, Pallivalapila AR, El Kassem WM, Al Hail M, MacLure K, Awaisu A, Wilby K, Wilbur K,McLay J, Ryan C. Exploring medication error causality and reporting in Hamad Medical Corporation: a study of the attitudes, beliefs and experiences of health professionals and other key stakeholders. Qatar National Research Fund, 2014 (US Dollars $600,000)
  • Stewart D, Tobaiqy M, MacLure K,McLay J, Ryan C. Exploring medication errors and adverse drug reactions in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia: views, attitudes and experiences of health professionals and key stakeholders. Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, National Science,Technology and Innovation Plan (758,000 Saudi Riyals)
  • Scottish Government, Robert Gordon University (Derek Stewart, Katie MacLure), Uppsala University Hospital Sweden, Fundacio Privada Clinic per a la Recerca Biomedica Spain, Northern Ireland Health and Social Services Trust, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover Denmark, University of Coimbra Portugal, Federico II University Hospital Italy, Universytet Medyczny W Lodzi Poland, 1st Ygeionomiki Perifereia Dype Attikis and University of Peloponnese Greece. Stimulating Innovation Management of Polypharmacy and Adherence in The Elderly. European Commission 3rd Health Programme (Euros 1,015,473)
  • Derek Stewart, Scott Cunningham, Katie MacLure, Clare Morrison, Dawn Tiernan, Yvonne MacRae, Findlay Hickey, Emer Friel, Evelyn Yoong. A mixed methods evaluation of the clinical pharmacist support services to dispensing medical practices in the North and West Highland Operational Unit and NHS Western Isles. NHS Highland and Western Isles, 2015 (£5,000)
  • Derek Stewart, Rod Tucker, Katrina Forbes-Mackay, Katie MacLure, Vibhu Paudyal. Developing and testing the feasibility of a community pharmacist led intervention to improve patient adherence to prescribed topical acne therapies. Medapharm (£37,150)
  • Derek Stewart, Rod Tucker, Vibhu Paudyal, Katie MacLure, Alison Layton. Developing and feasibility testing guidelines for the management of acne vulgaris in community pharmacy. Galderma(£39,250)
  • Vibhu Paudyal (PI), Derek Stewart, Katie MacLure, Katrina Forbes-McKay, Buchanan Carol, Wilson Liz, Ann Smith, Joan MacLeod. Enabling integration and seamless care of patients from Marywell healthcare centre for the homeless to mainstream GP practices in Aberdeen. NHS Grampian Public Health Fund 2015. (£10,056)
  • Derek Stewart, Rod Tucker, Katie MacLure, Vibhu Paudyal, David Price, Caroline Hind, Bousquet. Evaluation of a community pharmacy pathway for the management of patients with uncontrolled intermittent allergic rhinitis. Medapharm, 2016 (£108,027.75)
  • Derek Stewart, Rod Tucker, Katie MacLure, Vibhu Paudyal, Anthony Bewley. Assessing the implementation of the NICE guidance on psoriasis in primary care and factors influencing healthcare professionals' when assessing and managing patients with mild to moderate disease, Leo Pharmaceuticals, 2016 (£30,000)
  • Katie MacLure, Derek Stewart, David Coulson, Gordon Thomson, Diane Robertson, Catriona MacDonald, Tobias Dreischulte Community pharmacist access to clinical portals in NHS Tayside:exploring patients' perspectives 2016 (£15 000)
  • Vibhu Paudyal, Scott Cunningham, Katie MacLure, Cristin Ryan (Royal college of Surgeons in Ireland), Lorna West and Maria Cordina (both University of Malta).Clinical outcomes and methods of assessment in the evaluation of pharmacist-led management of minor ailments. 2016 (10,000 Euros)

Professional Memberships

  • Member of the British Computer Society (MBCS; Education Liaison Officer, Aberdeen branch)
  • Pharmaceutical Scientist member of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society (SRPharmS)
  • Registered with UK Council for Health Informatics Professionals
  • Registered with the Association of Internet Researchers
  • Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
  • Member of the Digital Health Institute

Publications

  1. Paudyal V, Cunningham S, MacLure K, Gibson Smith K, Ryan C, West L, Cordina M. Types of clinical outcomes and methods for their assessment in the evaluation of pharmacist-led management of minor ailments: a systematic review. PROSPERO 2016:CRD42016050847
  2. Weeks G, George J, Maclure K, Stewart D. Non-medical prescribing versus medical prescribing for acute and chronic disease management in primary and secondary care. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2016, Issue 11. Art. No.: CD011227. doi:10.1002/14651858.CD011227.pub2
  3. Stewart D, Mair A, Wilson M, Kardas P, Lewek P, Alonso A, McIntosh J, MacLure K and SIMPATHY consortium. Guidance to manage inappropriate polypharmacy in older people: systematic review and future developments. Expert Opinion on Drug Safety, 2016. doi:10.1080/14740338.2017.1265503
  4. Ilevbare O, MacLure K. Effects of Computerised decision support systems on patient outcomes in breast cancer management: a systematic review protocol. PROSPERO 2016: CRD42016046000
  5. MacLure K, MacLure A, Morrison E, Lannigan N, McAnaw J, Stewart D. Dispensing technologies in community pharmacy: a systematic review protocol. PROSPERO 2016: CRD42016036233
  6. MacLure K, MacLeod J, Forbes-Mckay K, Paudyal V, Cunningham S, Strath A, Lynch R, Stewart D (2016) A Case Study Investigation into the Use of Multi-compartment Compliance Aids in Older People Resident in Very Sheltered Housing. The Patient - Patient-Centered Outcomes Research, 9(6), 583-590
  7. MacLure K, Paudyal V, Stewart D. (2016) Reviewing the literature, how systematic is systematic? International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy (in press)
  8. Brown A, MacLure K, Addison B, Pedersen S, Stewart D. Professional body and regulatory organisation guidance on the use of social media for registered healthcare professionals: a systematic review protocol. PROSPERO 2016:CRD42016026877.
  9. Tobaiqy M, Al Humaid S, Stewart D, Omear Alotaibi F, Ahmad Qureshi K, MacLure K, Algharib F, Alsameti A, Alsaqer A and Almeman A (2015) Assessment of Tigecycline Prescription and Patients’ Outcomes at Three Different Hospitals in Saudi Arabia. Trop J Pharm Res; 14(10): 1919
  10. MacLure K, Stewart D (2015) Self-Reported Digital Literacy of the Pharmacy Workforce in North East Scotland. Pharmacy, 3, 182-196; doi:10.3390/pharmacy3040182
  11. MacLure K, Paudyal V, Stewart D (2015). Making better decisions based on medicines information: how to find and critically appraise relevant literature. ESCP conference (Lisbon, workshop)
  12. MacLure K, Macleod J, Cunningham S, Forbes-McKay K, Lynch R, Paudyal V, Strath A, Stewart D (2015) A theoretically-based exploration of multi-compartment compliance aid use amongst residents of very sheltered housing and their care team in the North East of Scotland. ESCP conference (Lisbon, Oral)
  13. MacLure K, Paudyal V, Addison B, Stewart D (2015) An exploration of key stakeholders’ perspectives on the implementation of ehealth policy in community pharmacy in Scotland. ESCP conference (Lisbon, oral)
  14. Paudyal V, Stewart D, MacLure K, Buchanan C, Wilson L, Macleod J (2015) When you are homeless, you are not thinking about your medication; but your food, shelter or heat for the night': Perspectives of homeless patients on their prescribed medicines. ESCP conference (Lisbon, Oral)
  15. MacLure K, Macleod J, Cunningham S, Forbes-McKay K, Lynch R, Paudyal V, Strath A, Stewart D (2015) A theoretically-based exploration of multi-compartment compliance aid use amongst residents of very sheltered housing and their care team in the North East of Scotland. Royal Pharmaceutical Society conference (Birmingham, Oral)
  16. MacLure K, Paudyal V, Addison B, Stewart D (2015) An exploration of key stakeholders’ perspectives on the implementation of ehealth policy in community pharmacy in Scotland. Royal Pharmaceutical Society conference (Birmingham, poster with oral)
  17. Paudyal V, Stewart D, MacLure K, Buchanan C, Wilson L, Macleod J (2015) When you are homeless, you are not thinking about your medication; but your food, shelter or heat for the night': Perspectives of homeless patients on their prescribed medicines. Royal Pharmaceutical Society conference (Birmingham, Oral)
  18. Morrison C, MacRae Y, Cunningham S, MacLure K, Stewart D (September 2015) Evaluating clinical pharmacist input to patient care in dispensing medical practices in the Scottish Highlands. Royal Pharmaceutical Society conference (Birmingham, Oral)
  19. Weidmann AE, MacLure K, Marshall S, Gray G, Stewart D. Promoting weight management services in community pharmacy: perspectives of the pharmacy team in Scotland. International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy 2015;37:599–606. doi:10.1007/s11096-015-0102-7
  20. MacLure K, Macleod J, Cunningham S, Forbes-McKay K, Lynch R, Paudyal V, Strath A, Stewart D (2015) Use of multi-compartment compliance aids for effective, safe, person-centred care of residents of very sheltered housing in north east Scotland: initial case study findings. NHS Scotland conference (Glasgow, poster with oral)
  21. Paudyal V, Stewart D, MacLure K, Buchanan C, Wilson L, Macleod J (2015) Homeless patients and their medicines: exploring expectations, beliefs and behaviours. NHS Scotland conference (Glasgow, poster with oral) - winner of first prize in the person-centred care category
  22. Thomas B, Pallivalapilla AR, Al Hail M, El Kassem W, Al Saad D, Singh R, Stewart D, Paudyal V, MacLure K, McLay J. Incidence, nature and causes of medication errors in hospitalised patients in Middle Eastern countries: a systematic review protocol. PROSPERO 2015:CRD42015019693 Available from http://www.crd.york.ac.uk/PROSPERO_REBRANDING/display_record.asp?ID=CRD42015019693
  23. MacLure K, Macleod J, Cunningham S, Forbes-McKay K, Lynch R, Paudyal V, Strath A, Stewart D (2015) Use of multi-compartment compliance aids in residents of very sheltered housing in north east Scotland: initial case study findings. Health Service Research & Pharmacy Practice conference (Belfast, poster with oral)
  24. McIntosh T, Munro K, MacLure K, Stewart D (2015) Why are non-medical prescribers not prescribing? Qualitative interviews with pharmacists and nurses. Health Service Research & Pharmacy Practice conference (Belfast, poster with oral)
  25. Macleod J, Douglas C, MacLure K, Stewart D (2015) A baseline survey of the supply of multi-compartment compliance aids from community pharmacies in Aberdeen. Health Service Research & Pharmacy Practice conference (Belfast, poster with oral)
  26. MacLure K, Paudyal V, Stewart D (October 2014). Developing a systematic review protocol: an insight into processes, methods and guidelines. European Society of Clinical Pharmacy conference (Copenhagen, workshop)
  27. MacLure K, Paudyal V, Stewart D (2014). Technology to promote patient safety: digital literacy training experiences and needs of healthcare students and their teaching staff at RGU, Scotland. European Society of Clinical Pharmacy conference (Copenhagen, poster)
  28. MacLure K, Stewart D, Strath A (2014). Mind the gap: multidisciplinary team perceptions of ehealth in relation to integrated care. European Society of Clinical Pharmacy conference (Copenhagen, poster with oral)
  29. MacLure K, Stewart D, Strath A (2014). Ehealth in pharmacy practice in Scotland: conceptualising policy and strategy for role and service development. European Society of Clinical Pharmacy conference (Copenhagen, poster with oral)
  30. MacLure K, Paudyal V, Stewart D (2014). Educating for excellence: exploring the digital literacy training experiences and needs of healthcare students and their academic teaching staff. Royal Pharmaceutical Society conference (Birmingham, poster) International Journal of Pharmacy Practice; 22: 99
  31. MacLure K, Stewart D, Strath A (2014). Mind the gap: multidisciplinary team perceptions of ehealth in relation to integrated care. Health Informatics Scotland conference (Glasgow, poster with oral presentation)
  32. MacLure K, Stewart D, Strath A (2014). Ehealth in pharmacy practice in Scotland: conceptualising policy and strategy for role and service development. Health Informatics Scotland conference (Glasgow, poster with oral presentation)
  33. Weeks G, George J, MacLure K, Stewart D. Non-medical prescribing versus medical prescribing for acute and chronic disease management in primary and secondary care (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2014, Issue 7. Art. No.: CD011227. doi:10.1002/14651858.CD011227
  34. MacLure K, Stewart D, Strath A (2014). Mind the gap: multi-disciplinary team perceptions of ehealth in relation to integrated care. Health Services Research and Pharmacy Practice conference (Aberdeen, oral) - oral presentation winner
  35. Weidmann AE, Marshall S, Gray G, MacLure K, Pfleger D, Stewart D (2014). Can community pharmacy contribute to weight management? A qualitative study of the perspectives of the pharmacy team. Health Services Research and Pharmacy Practice conference (Aberdeen, poster)
  36. MacLure K, Stewart D, Strath A (2013). Pharmacy practice in the North East of Scotland: a case study of digital literacy. European Society of Clinical Pharmacy conference (Prague, poster)
  37. Paudyal V, MacLure K, Stewart D (2013). Developing a systematic review protocol: an insight into processes, methods and guidelines. European Society of Clinical Pharmacy conference (Prague, workshop)
  38. MacLure K, Stewart D, Strath A (2013). Pharmacy practice in Grampian: a case study of digital literacy. Health Informatics Scotland conference (Edinburgh, poster with oral presentation)
  39. MacLure K, Stewart D, Strath A (2013). A systematic review of medical and non-medical practitioners' views of the impact of ehealth on shared care. European Journal of Hospital Pharmacy;21:54–62
  40. MacLure K, Stewart D, Strath A (2013). Pharmacy practice in the North East of Scotland: a case study of digital literacy. Health Informatics Scotland conference (Edinburgh, poster with oral presentation)
  41. MacLure K, Stewart D, Strath A (2013). Pharmacy practice in the North East of Scotland: a case study of digital literacy. Royal Pharmaceutical Society conference (Birmingham, poster presentation). International Journal of Pharmacy Practice
  42. MacLure K, Stewart D, Strath A, Kumarasamy Y. Pharmacy staff's digital literacy training experiences and needs: a systematic review protocol. PROSPERO 2013:CRD42013005503
  43. MacLure K, George J, Diack L, Bond C, Cunningham S, Stewart D. (2013) Views of the Scottish general public on non-medical prescribing. International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy DOI 10.1007/s11096-013-9792-x
  44. MacLure K, Stewart D, Strath A (2013). Community pharmacy in Grampian: a case for lessons in digital literacy? Health Services Research and Pharmacy Practice conference (Preston, poster)
  45. MacLure K, Stewart D, Strath A (2013). Pharmacy in the north east of Scotland: lessons in digital literacy. Higher Education Academy STEM conference (Birmingham, oral)
  46. Stewart D, MacLure K, Paudyal V, Hughes C, Courtenay M, McLay J (2013). Non-medical prescribers and pharmacovigilance: participation, competence and future needs. International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy, 35:268-274
  47. MacLure K, Stewart D, Strath A (2013). A systematic review of perceptions of eHealth and shared care. European Association of Hospital Pharmacists conference (Paris, poster)
  48. Stewart D, MacLure K, Paudyal V, Hughes C, Courtenay M, McLay J (2013). Pharmacovigilance and non-medical prescribers: exploring perceptions of training, contribution and potential for enhancement. European Association of Hospital Pharmacists conference (Paris, poster)
  49. MacLure K, Stewart D, Strath A (2013). Exploring practitioners' perceptions of ehealth in relation to integrated care. PROSPERO 2013:CRD42013003844
  50. Stewart D, MacLure K, Tonna A (2011). Pharmacist prescribing: update on policy, practice and research. Nurse Prescribing; 9: 353-356
  51. Stewart D, MacLure K, George J (2011). Educating non-medical prescribers. British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology 2012;74 (4):662-667.10.1111/j.1365-2125.2012.04204
  52. Vosper H, Cruickshank S, Kumarasamy Y, MacLure K (2011). Staff and student perceptions of a formative risk assessment: a work in progress. ASPiH conference (Cardiff, poster presentation)
  53. Stewart D, MacLure K, Bond CM, Cunningham ITS, Diack HL, George J, McCaig D (2011). Pharmacist prescribing in primary care: the views of patients across Great Britain who had experienced the service. International Journal of Pharmacy Practice; 19: 328-332
  54. MacLure K, Stewart D (2011). So, what have the Romans (or digital technology) ever done for us? Exploring non-medical prescribers' technology training experiences. Non-Medical Prescribing conference (Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen, workshop)
  55. Stewart D, MacLure K (2011). Reporting adverse drug reactions – time for a Yellow Card? Non-Medical Prescribing conference (Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen, workshop)
  56. Stewart D, MacLure K, Paudyal V, Hughes C, Courtenay M, McLay J (2011). Pharmacovigilance and non-medical prescribers: exploring perceptions of training, contribution and potential for enhancement. Royal Pharmaceutical Society conference (London, poster presentation). International Journal of Pharmacy Practice; 19:88
  57. MacLure K, Stewart D, McHattie L, Strath A (2011). A systematic review of the impact of technology on shared care: why not ask your Pharmacist? Royal Pharmaceutical Society conference (London, poster presentation). International Journal of Pharmacy Practice; 19:98
  58. MacLure K, Stewart D, Bond CM, Cunningham ITS, Diack HL, George J, McCaig D (2011) Small Step, Large Leap: exploring pharmacists' experiences of the transition from supplementary to independent prescribing. Health Service Research & Pharmacy Practice conference (Norwich, oral presentation). International Journal of Pharmacy Practice
  59. MacLure K, Stewart D, McHattie L, Strath A (2011). The impact of technology on shared care: why not ask your Pharmacist? Scottish Pharmaceutical conference (Edinburgh, poster presentation) and Reducing Harm, Improving Care conference (Aberdeen, poster)
  60. MacLure K (2011). Pharmacy practice research at RGU: A collaborative approach. Scottish Pharmaceutical conference (Edinburgh, oral presentation)
  61. Stewart D, MacLure K, Bond CM, Cunningham ITS, Diack HL, George J, McCaig D (2010). Pharmacist prescribing in primary care: the views of nominated patients across GB who had experienced the service. Royal Pharmaceutical Society conference (London, oral presentation)
  62. Stewart D, Cunningham ITS, Diack HL, McCaig DJ, MacLure K, Bond CM, George J (2010). Report: Exploring and evaluating pharmacist prescribing. 
  63. Stewart D, McCaig D, Diack LD, Cleland JA, Bond CM, MacLure KM, Harkness S, Johnson G (2010). Development and validation of a tool for formative assessment of consultation skills of pharmacist prescribers. Family Practice; 27:520–526.
  64. MacLure K, Stewart D, Diack HL, Bond CM, McCaig DJ, George J, Cunningham ITS, Munro K, Pfleger D (2010). What the Scottish general public think about non-medical prescribing. Health Service Research & Pharmacy Practice conference (Manchester, oral presentation). International Journal of Pharmacy Practice
  65. MacLure K, Stewart D, Diack HL, Bond CM, McCaig DJ, George J, Cunningham ITS (2010). Assessment of Pharmacist Prescribers' Consultation Skills: the Evolution of PharmaCAT. Celtic Pharmacy conference (Edinburgh, oral presentation)

 

Workshops

  • Katie MacLure (2016) Systematic Reviews. HMC Collaborative Pharmacy conference (Doha, Qatar)
  • Katie MacLure, Joan MacLeod (2016) Tackling inequalities in access to clinical pharmacist led healthcare: recognising and overcoming ethical issues of inclusion in research  ESCP conference (Oslo, workshop)
  • MacLure K, Paudyal V, Stewart D (2015). Making better decisions based on medicines information: how to find and critically appraise relevant literature. ESCP conference (Lisbon, workshop)
  • MacLure K, Paudyal V, Stewart D (2014). Developing a systematic review protocol:  an insight into processes, methods and guidelines. European Society of Clinical Pharmacy conference (Copenhagen, workshop)
  • Paudyal V, MacLure K, Stewart D (2013). Developing a systematic review protocol: an insight into processes, methods and guidelines. European Society of Clinical Pharmacy conference (Prague, workshop)
  • MacLure K, Stewart D (2011). So, what have the Romans (or digital technology) ever done for us? Exploring non-medical prescribers’ technology training experiences. Non-Medical Prescribing conference (Aberdeen, workshop)
  • Stewart D, MacLure K (2011). Reporting adverse drug reactions – time for a Yellow Card? Non-Medical Prescribing conference (Aberdeen, workshop)

 

MacLure K, Stewart D. A systematic review of the digital literacy training experiences and needs of pharmacy staff (under review)

MacLure K, Stewart D. From policy to practice: a review of intended use of technology in pharmacy in Scotland (under review)

MacLure K, Paudyal V, Stewart D (October 2015). Making better decisions based on medicines information: how to find and critically appraise relevant literature. European Society of Clinical Pharmacy conference (Copenhagen, workshop)

MacLure K, Macleod J, Cunningham S, Forbes-McKay K, Lynch R, Paudyal V, Strath A, Stewart D (September 2015) A theoretically-based exploration of multi-compartment compliance aid use amongst residents of very sheltered housing and their care team in the North East of Scotland. Royal Pharmaceutical Society conference (Birmingham, Oral)

MacLure K, Paudyal V, Addison B, Stewart D (September 2015) An exploration of key stakeholders’ perspectives on the implementation of ehealth policy in community pharmacy in Scotland. Royal Pharmaceutical Society conference (Birmingham, poster with oral)

Paudyal V, Stewart D, MacLure K, Buchanan C, Wilson L, Macleod J (September 2015) When you are homeless, you are not thinking about your medication; but your food, shelter or heat for the night': Perspectives of homeless patients on their prescribed medicines. Royal Pharmaceutical Society conference (Birmingham, Oral)

Morrison C, MacRae Y, Cunningham S, MacLure K, Stewart D (September 2015) Evaluating clinical pharmacist input to patient care in dispensing medical practices in the Scottish Highlands. Royal Pharmaceutical Society conference (Birmingham, Oral)

Teaching

Dr MacLure has been involved in teaching since 1984, initially as a Lecturer in Computing, but also as a tutor in community education, both for adults and children. Since taking up the research post in 2008, Katie has combined research activities with teaching on various academic modules covering research methods and research governance at undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral levels. Katie has recently taken on the role of Module Coordinator (module 4) for the Doctorate of Professional Practice.