Department of Pharmacy and Pharmacology

Senior Lecturer in Pharmacy Practice and Medicines Use

Tel: +44 (0) 1225 385775


Dr Jennifer Scott


Research Interests

Evidence-based interventions for people with drug addiction problems including safer injecting, effective injecting paraphernalia and the provision of pharmaceutical care from community pharmacies. Also, the expansion of pharmaceutical care for drug users including the development of models of care e.g. good practice in supervised consumption, pharmacy-based needle exchange and pharmacist-led addiction clinics. Ethical reasoning within research and clinical pharmacy practice.

Final year student project briefings


Jordan, A., Scott, J., Williams, M. and Jones, M., 2017. Operating a patient medicines helpline: comparing current practice in England to national standards. In: UKMi Practice Development Seminar, 2017-09-26 - 2017-09-26.

Elsadig, H., Weiss, M., Scott, J. and Laaksonen, R., 2017. Forthcoming. Exploring the challenges for clinical pharmacists in Sudan. International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy

Medina-Perucha, L., Family, H., Dack, C., Scott, J. and Barnett, J., 2017. Psychosocial determinants of sexual practices among women using heroin and other drugs: a systematic literature review. Sexually Transmitted Infections, 93 (Suppl 2), 008.6.

Scott, J., 2017. Commentary on Sawangjit et al. (2017):there is still much to be determined before policy makers can choose pharmacy needle and syringe programmes (NSP) confidently over other models of NSP provision. Addiction, 112 (2), pp. 248-249.

Alhusein, N., Scott, J., Kasprzyk-Hordern, B. and Bolhuis, A., 2016. Development of a filter to prevent infections with spore-forming bacteria in injecting drug users. Harm Reduction Journal, 13 (1), 33.

Williams, K., Wieckowski, A., Perry, A., Cheng, Y., Jones, M. and Scott, J., 2016. How do injecting drug users perceive needle and syringe programmes? In: Research Matters: reducing drug-related harm in Bristol, 2016-07-01 - 2016-07-01, Unitarian Meeting Hall, Brunswick Square.

Sutton, J., Family, H. E., Scott, J. A., Gage, H. and Taylor, D. A., 2016. The influence of organisational climate on care of patients with schizophrenia:a qualitative analysis of health care professionals’ views. International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy, 38 (2), pp. 344-352.

Scott, J., 2016. Comment on:"Fire in the vein: Heroin acidity and its proximal effect on users' health" by Ciccarone and Harris. International Journal of Drug Policy, 27, pp. 182-183.

Scott, J., 2015. On the science of heroin injection preparation:a response to Ciccarone and Harris. International Journal of Drug Policy, 26 (11), pp. 1111-1112.

Hope, V. D., Scott, J., Cullen, K. J., Parry, J. V., Ncube, F. and Hickman, M., 2015. Going into the groin:injection into the femoral vein among people who inject drugs in three urban areas of England. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 152, pp. 239-245.

Watkins, O., Joshi, K., Suri, T., Williams, E., Hernen, J., Scott, J. and Family, H., 2015. Fitting a naloxone take home kit into our life to save lives. In: Society for the Study of Addiction annual symposium, 2001-01-01.

Wazaify, M., Bdair, A., Al-Hadidi, K. and Scott, J., 2014. Doping in gymnasiums in Amman:The other side of prescription and nonprescription drug abuse. Substance Use & Misuse, 49 (10), pp. 1296-1302.

Ibrahim, A. and Scott, J., 2013. Community pharmacists in Khartoum State, Sudan: their current roles and perspectives on pharmaceutical care implementation. International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy, 35 (2), pp. 236-243.

Carmichael, C., Lalani, M., Poon, L. M., Scott, J., Laaksonen, R., Rogers, P. and Scott, J., 2011. What do community pharmacists really think of the electronic prescription service (EPS)? International Journal of Pharmacy Practice, 19 (Suppl 2), p. 86.

Fox, F. E., Taylor, G. J., Harris, M. F., Rodham, K. J., Sutton, J., Scott, J. and Robinson, B., 2010. "It's crucial they're treated as patients": ethical guidance and empirical evidence regarding treating doctor-patients. Journal of Medical Ethics, 36 (1), pp. 7-11.

Hobson, R. J., Scott, J. and Sutton, J., 2010. Pharmacists and nurses as independent prescribers: Exploring the patient's perspective. Family Practice, 27 (1), pp. 110-120.

Scott, J., 2010. The availability of injecting paraphernalia in the UK following the 2003 law change to permit supply. Drugs: Education, Prevention and Policy, 17 (3), pp. 205-215.

Fox, F. E., Rodham, K. J., Harris, M. F., Taylor, G. J., Sutton, J., Scott, J. and Robinson, B., 2009. Experiencing "the other side": a study of empathy and empowerment in general practitioners who have been patients. Qualitative Health Research, 19 (11), pp. 1580-1588.

Fox, F., Harris, M., Taylor, G. J., Rodham, K., Sutton, J., Robinson, B. and Scott, J., 2009. What happens when doctors are patients? qualitative study of GPs. British Journal of General Practice, 59 (568), pp. 811-818.

Ponton, R., Scott, J. and Sheridan, J., 2009. Substance misuse:Emerging drug trends. Clinical Pharmacist, 1 (9), pp. 357-360.

Scott, J., Ponton, R. and Sheridan, J., 2009. Substance misuse:Harm reduction and treatment. Clinical Pharmacist, 1 (9), pp. 351-355.

Scott, J., Ponton, R. and Sheridan, J., 2009. Substance misuse:Prevalence, dependence and harm. Clinical Pharmacist, 1 (9), pp. 347-350.

Mackridge, A. J. and Scott, J., 2009. Experiences, attitudes and training needs of pharmacy support staff providing services to drug users in Great Britain: A qualitative study. Journal of Substance Use, 14 (6), pp. 375-384.

Scott, J. and Mackridge, A. J., 2009. Pharmacy support staff involvement in, and attitudes towards, pharmacy-based services for drug misusers. International Journal of Pharmacy Practice, 17 (6), pp. 325-332.

Scott, J., 2008. Study of the safety, risks and outcomes from the use of injecting paraphernalia. Scottish Executive.

Scott, J., Rodham, K., Taylor, G. J. and Turner-Cobb, J., 2008. "You can't stop undergraduates asking silly questions":Academics’ views on submission of undergraduate student projects for ethical review. Research Ethics Review, 4 (4), pp. 147-151.

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