Clinical Services Pharmacist, Soar Beyond
Ziad joined Soar Beyond as a part-time Clinical Services Pharmacist in April 2021 whilst retaining his role as Lead Clinical Pharmacist for Didcot PCN in South Oxfordshire. This live connection and core skillset mean that Ziad can ensure our products and services are relevant to the expanding Clinical Pharmacist role and PCN organisational needs. In his role, Ziad will be coaching and supervising GP Clinical Pharmacists through our SMART platform and ACCELERATOR sessions whilst writing and delivering online clinical resources and training content as part of the i2i Network. In his other NHS role, Ziad leads and develops the role of PCN Clinical Pharmacists working across Didcot’s three GP practices while working closely with the PCN Clinical Director, PCN management team, and prescribing leads in each practice to provide high-quality primary care through medicines optimisation services to 45,000 patients across Didcot and surrounding villages. In his capacity as an independent prescribing practitioner, Ziad retains sessional clinics with a focus on medicines optimisation for patients with multimorbidity and complex polypharmacy. Ziad is passionate about integrated clinical academic research in the context of primary care and has a special interest in pharmacogenetics and stratified medicine. He is currently undertaking an MSc in Genomic Medicine at Imperial College London as part of HEE’s Genomics Education Programme.