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Anusha Patel
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Anusha Patel

Regional Homecare Lead East Midlands, NHS England Embedded Pharmacist, Snr Homecare and High Cost Drugs Pharmacist.

Kettering General Hospital, Rothwell Road Kettering Northants NN16 8UZ.

Anusha is Chair of the Regional Homecare Group for the East Midlands, a High Cost Drugs Pharmacist and Formulary Pharmacist at Kettering General Hospital and an Embedded Pharmacist for NHS England.  Since 2020 Anusha has been Chair of the Kettering New Medicines Group. Anusha is lead for homecare SLA review and approval for the East Midlands, Procurement, Homecare Contract and Performance Management, Horizon scanning and Tender adjudication.  Anusha is a Member of the National Homecare Medicines Committee (NHMC). She also is a Member of PASLU review for NICE. Anusha is the Chair of the National Specialist Dermatology Pharmacist Network Steering Group. Anusha has published a number of times “From intravenous to subcutaneous infliximab in patients with inflammatory bowel disease: a pandemic-driven initiative” The Lancet Feb 2021 ‘Evaluating The Impact Of A Pharmacy Homecare Team At Kettering General Hospital’  April 2016 Pharm.co.uk. HSJ 2020 nomination (judged Q2 2021): Delivery Cycle Optimisation to Reduce Medicines Wastage in Homecare Services.  Speaker session - Re-investment from Biosimilar Switch Savings; Ensuring a timely transition.  ‘Medicines: what happens now’ Wilmington March 2020.