Philip Newland-Jones, MPharm MRPharmS MSc IPP MFRPS ADVII, is a Consultant Pharmacist in Diabetes and Endocrinology and works at University Hospitals Southampton NHS Foundation Trust. He is a member of the UKCPA Diabetes and Endocrinology Committee and Chairs the regional Diabetic subgroup of the District Prescribing Committee. At Southampton he takes a leading role in the trusts patient improvement framework for diabetes with numerous patient safety projects previously undertaken and ongoing.
At a national level he is the lead pharmacist for NHS England Diabetes and Endocrinology Clinical Reference Group, is a member of the Diabetes UK professional council and sits on the Diabetes Parliamentary Think Tank. He is also an editorial board member of “Diabetes in Primary Care”, the “Journal of Medicines Optimisation” and “Medicine Matters diabetes”. He is also a specialist advisor to the CQC for diabetes in secondary and intermediate care services. In 2015 he was awarded the National Leadership in Pharmacy award by the Royal Pharmaceutical Society.
He has a key role with pharmaceutical and clinical input into the direction of inpatient and outpatient diabetes care at University Hospital Southampton, and works in a Consultant practitioner prescribing Pharmacist role on a day to day basis reviewing inpatients and outpatients with diabetes and endocrine issues. His dedication to education ensures the rest of his time is taken up educating doctors, nurses, allied healthcare professionals and students within secondary care, primary care and university settings. He is the MSc module lead for “Modern Management of Diabetes, Nutrition and Pharmacotherapy” at the University of Southampton.