Catherine is a clinical pharmacist and independent prescriber and the lead clinician for management of Type 2 diabetes at her GP practice in East Devon.
Catherine is a primary care diabetes champion for the NHS England Southwest Clinical Network, and also Devon CCG’s project lead pharmacist for the development of PCN diabetes specialist pharmacist roles across North and East Devon.
Catherine has previously been involved in Devon CCG diabetes projects, particularly around the development of local frailty guidelines in the management of diabetes.
Catherine teaches on the University of Exeter Clinical pharmacy MSC course and independent prescribing course and hosts a 3 week SSU for 2nd year medical students on “Management of Type 2 diabetes by clinical pharmacists in primary care”
Catherine originally worked in community pharmacy from 1995 to 2010 and has extensive experience in primary care having worked part time for the Medicines Optimisation team at Devon CCG (2003 -2013) and then as a clinical pharmacist and prescriber in general practice.