Professor Christine Bond

Professor Christine Bond
Professor Christine Bond
Professor Christine Bond


Emeritus Professor



Christine Bond, previously  Professor of Primary Care (Pharmacy),  and  past Head of  Centre of Academic Primary Care, University of Aberdeen. From 1996-2012  she was part time Consultant in Pharmaceutical Public Health (NHS Grampian).  She has been awarded well over 100 grants and has over 250 publications relating to a  large portfolio of pharmacy practice research on the contribution of pharmacy to the evidence based  cost effective use of medicines (prescribed and ‘OTC’), drug misuse, the community pharmacist-general practitioner interface and the wider health care agenda. Recent  projects include the NIHR funded CHIPPS study of independent pharmacist prescribing in nursing homes and the FP7 European project, MUNROS, exploring the costs and effects of new healthcare roles such as non medical prescribing.   She is Editorin Chief of the International Journal of Pharmacy Practice, and European  Associate Editor Canadian Journal of Hospital Pharmacy. She served as an elected member of the Scottish  Board of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain (RPSGB)  for 10 years until summer 2009. She has served on many national Research Panels eg the Health Service Research Committee of the Scottish Office, the MRC College of Experts, the Scottish Ethics Committee, the RPSGB Pharmacy Practice Research Trust Award panel, the Health Services and Pharmacy Practice Conference  Panel. She is currently, a member of Pharmacy Research UK Scientifc Advisory Panel, and  immediate past Chair of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great  Britain Expert Advisory Panel for Science. In 2010 she was awarded the Pharmas Lifetime Achievement AwardShe is a Trustee of the charity Antibiotic Research UK which seeks to address the public health threat of antimicrobial resistance and Chair of its Education Committee. 



  • BPharm (Hons Ist class Pharmacy 
    1967 - Kings College London  
  • MEd Education 
    1994 - University of Aberdeen 
  • PhD Medicine 
    1995 - University of Aberdeen 
    Thesis title Prescribing in Community Pharmacy: Barriers and opportunities

External Memberships

Trustee of the charity Antibiotic Research UK

Fellow of the Royal College of General Practitioners (Hon.)

Faculty Fellow Royal Pharmaceutical Society

Fellow of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain

Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh

Fellow Royal Pharmaceutical Society (reg. no. 63336)

Registered pharmacist (General Pharmaceutical Council reg. no. 2015770)

Fellow Higher Education Academy  

Fellow Faculty of Public Health


Latest Publications

  • Improving the quality of publications in and advancing the paradigms of clinical and social pharmacy practice research: The Granada statements

    Fernandez-Llimos, F., Desselle, S., Stewart, D., Garcia-Cardenas, V., Babar, Z. U. D., Bond, C., Dago, A., Jacobsen, R., Nørgaard, L. S., Polidori, C., Sanchez-Polo, M., Santos-Ramos, B., Shcherbakova, N., Tonin, F.
    Journal of Pharmaceutical Policy and Practice , vol. 16, no. 1, 43
    Contributions to Journals: Comments and Debates
  • Revisiting publish or perish

    Bond, C.
    The International journal of pharmacy practice, vol. 31, no. 1, pp. 1-2
    Contributions to Journals: Editorials
  • Mindfulness for people with chronic pain: Factors affecting engagement and suggestions for programme optimisation

    Marikar Bawa, F. L., Mercer, S. W., Bond, C., Sutton, J.
    Health Expectations
    Contributions to Journals: Articles
  • Evaluation of effectiveness and safety of pharmacist independent prescribers in care homes: cluster randomised controlled trial

    Holland, R., Bond, C., Alldred, D. P., Arthur, A., Barton, G., Birt, L., Blacklock, J., Blyth, A., Cheilari, S., Daffu-O'Reilly, A., Dalgarno, L., Desborough, J., Ford, J., Grant, K., Harry, B., Hill, H., Hughes, C., Inch, J., Maskrey, V., Myint, P., Norris, N., Poland, F., Shepstone, L., Spargo, M., Turner, D., Watts, L., Zermansky, A., Wright, D.
    BMJ (Clinical research ed.), vol. 380, e071883
    Contributions to Journals: Articles
  • Pilot and feasibility studies: extending the conceptual framework

    Bond, C., Lancaster, G. A., Campbell, M., Chan, C., Eddy, S., Hopewell, S., Mellor, K., Thabane, L., Eldridge, S.
    Pilot and Feasibility Studies, vol. 9, 24
    Contributions to Journals: Articles

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Prizes and Awards

Pharmas Lifetime Achievement Award 2010


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