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Medicines Use

The Medicines Use Research Group provides expertise on the evaluation, optimisation and risk associated with medicines. Its translational research directs prescribing practice and pharmaceutical care in order to benefit patients. It includes the Centre for Adherence Research & Education and is how King’s Health Partners clinical academic pharmacists link into the Institute of Pharmaceutical Science. Bringing together academics, clinicians and students across KHP it focuses on:

  • Non-adherence to medicines
  • Medication-related harm, frailty and ageing
  • Pharmaceutical formulations and care in paediatrics
  • Optimal dosing, safety and use of anticoagulants where uncertainty exists
  • Psychotropic drugs in the treatment of mental illness

Group lead

Dr Jig Patel

Dr Jignesh Patel

Reader and Honorary Consultant Pharmacist in Anticoagulation

Contact us

Jig Patel, Head of the Research Group