The International Social Pharmacy Workshop (ISPW) is a biennial conference that convenes a global group of social scientists and scholars focused on the psychosocial aspects of medication use and pharmacy practice.
This workshop critically examines the scientific aspect of pharmacy practice research and the resulting policy implications on health systems across the world. The ISPW provide many networking opportunities that yield valuable collaborations across institutions and systems.
The venue for the 2016 conference is King’s College Conference Centre, University of Aberdeen and the Scientific Chair is Dr Mags Watson, Health Foundation Improvement Science Fellow, ably supported by the University of Aberdeen’s CPD Services. The theme is “Improving Pharmacy Practice: Education, Evidence and Change”. The keynote speakers are: Professor Rose Marie Parr, Chief Pharmacist (Scotland); Professor Nick Barber, Emeritus Professor of Pharmacy Practice, University College London and immediate past Director of Research, Health Foundation; and Professor Ian Graham, Senior Scientist at the Centre for Practice-Changing Research, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute. Over 160 delegates from 29 countries will attend this event which comprises plenaries, workshops as well as oral and poster presentations.
For more information: https://www.abdn.ac.uk/events/social-pharmacy-2016/