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Mental Health Pharmacy

Rawdat Al Khail, Qatar
February 26, 2020

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Curriculum Vitae

Position applied for: Clinical Pharmacist

Wajid Amin

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Skype ID: wajamin

Date of Birth 4th August 1975

Both a Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Chemistry graduate with a good academic record and good interpersonal skills. Married with four children and a non-smoker in excellent health. Looking to join a progressive, forward thinking company in the pharmaceutical health care sector.

Skills / Abilities

Meeting deadlines

Team work

Working with and without supervision

Working under pressure

Fluent verbal Punjabi / Urdu

Good level of Arabic language


Regularly raise money for charities

Successfully organized a trip to Murree (Pakistan) holiday resort in July 2018 consisting of Family and Friends

Student welfare adviser

Captained a five a side football team at University

Publicity officer of the University Pharmacy Society from 1999 to 2001

Employment History

Naufar Wellness Centre, Doha, Qatar Oct. 2016 to Date

Acting Head of Pharmacy & Laboratory – Clinical Pharmacist

Working closely with Medical and Nursing staff to ensure clients receive safe therapeutic treatment informed by best practice.

Managing the formulary, inventory system and procurement.

To assess, plan, and implement medication assisted treatment.

Checking prescriptions to ensure that there are no errors and that they are appropriate and safe for the individual client. Ensuring medicines are stored appropriately and securely. Ensuring controlled drugs are handled and dispensed safely

Responsible for updating the Pharmacy policies annually and for writing the Medicines Reconciliation policy.

Responsible for leading Naufar Pharmacy to obtain a 3 year CARF accreditation (Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities)

I am the chairperson for the Medicines Optimisation Sub Committee which consists of Physicians and Nursing Leads as committee members overseeing the following:

oConsider and advise on how to promote the safe, rational, effective and economic use of drugs.

oFormulation of guidance / policies for use of drugs.

oCompile a Medicines Formulary

oDiscuss and recommend additions, deletion or changes to the Formulary.

oAdvise on and monitor the use of high cost drugs.

oMonitor drug expenditure.

oMonitor medicine use and adherence to agreed measure of rational and cost effective prescribing.

Independent Practitioner (locum), Greater Manchester Oct.2003 to Oct.2016

P/T Locum Community Pharmacist

Conducting Medicines Use Reviews and Prescription Intervention Service to help patients to manage their medicines more effectively and safely

OTC advice, medical interventions & liaising with GPs

Checking dispensed items and dosette boxes for patients to aid compliance

Procurement, supply and recording of controlled drugs and methadone supervision.

Prestwich Mental Health Trust, Manchester Nov. 2004 to Oct. 2016

P/T Band 7 (Grade C) NHS Clinical Pharmacist

Clinically and accurately checking dispensed items

Daily ward visits to check on usage of patients’ medications and to order medication if newly prescribed by the Consultants thus ensuring no drug interactions

Undertaking medicines reconciliation via medication history of new admissions according to NICE guidelines

Taking part in weekly ward rounds and routinely liaising with medical staff such as Consultants, SHOs, Ward Nurses answering queries or making them aware of any clinical interventions and also ratifying SOPs.

Also, we are heavily involved with initiating Clozaril (clozapine) for patients whom are diagnosed with treatment resistant schizophrenia.

Peter Buckley Ltd, Wigan, Lancs Jan. 2004 to Jan. 2005

P/T Community Pharmacist/ Manager

OTC advice, dispensing, labeling and checking dispensed items, dispensing extemporaneous preparations

counseling patients on precautions and use of medicines

medical interventions & liaising with GPs

procurement, supply and recording of controlled drugs.

Resolving staff disputes and grievances if any.

Safeway Pharmacy, Stratford-Upon-Avon Aug. 2002 to Aug. 2003

Pre-registration Pharmacist

Checking the daily order to be put away

Supervision of methadone & buprenorphine users and needle exchange

liaising with the Controlled Drugs Team and with the GPs regarding incomplete or ambiguous prescriptions

Measuring patients’ legs to order the correct size of support stockings.

The Link, Bury Oct. 1997 to Aug. 1998

Sales Assistant

Retail sale of telecommunication equipment. Work involved customer advice, service and care.

Boots Logistics, Heywood, Lancs Oct. 1996 to July 1997

Stock Replenisher / Order Picker

Work involved preparing customer orders for dispatch, sorting and distributing goods inward.

Education and Training

Member of the General Pharmaceutical October 2003 to date

Council (GPhC)

Member of the Qatar Council for Healthcare October 2016 to date

Practitioners (QCHP)

University of Keele June 2019

Attained PG Diploma in Clinical Pharmacy Practice

Modules studied: Cardiovascular Disease, Mental Health, Endocrine Disease, Bone & Joint Disease, Hepatic Disease, Gastrointestinal Disease

University of Sunderland 1998 to 2002

Achieved MPharm in Pharmacy 2(i)

University of Coventry 1993 to 1996

Achieved BSc (Hons) in Pharmaceutical Chemistry 2(ii)

Peel College, Bury 1991 to 1993

Achieved ‘A’ levels in Chemistry, Mathematics and Biology

Broad Oak High School, Bury 1986 to 1991

Achieved 8 GCSE passes including grades A to C in the following subjects:

Mathematics (B), Science Dual Award (B, B), German (C), English Language (C)

Additional Information

I am honest, reliable & a hardworking person. I possess a wide range of transferable skills. I am eager to learn and further develop my skills and knowledge given the opportunity.

I hold a full U.K. and Qatari Driving License

Hobbies and Interests

I like to keep fit, play football & cricket, eat out and socialize. I am currently learning to speak Arabic as I have an interest in both the language and the culture.


Available on request.

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