Hayley Wells – RPG Chair
Hayley Wells is the Principal Renal, Transplant and Urology Pharmacist leading a team at Guy’s and St. Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust.
She has an interest in adherence to drug therapy, drug therapy associated with HIV transplantation, rare diseases, and is responsible for prescribing for haemodialysis and ADPKD patients.
Hayley has been a committee member of the UK Renal Pharmacy Group for 10 years and during that time has organised the annual conference, represented the UKRPG for the British Renal Society Committee, RA-BRS Patient Safety Committee, and Renal Association guidelines committee and is looking forward to taking up the role as chair in September 2021
Clare Morlidge - RPG Deputy Chair
Clare is the Lead Renal Pharmacist at the Lister hospital, Stevenage. She also is a member of NHSE Renal CRG and sits on the RA patient information group. Clare was co-editor of the Introduction to Renal Therapeutics reference text for the RPG.
Andrea Devaney – National Liaison Lead
Andrea Devaney is Consultant Pharmacist – Transplantation & Renal Services at Oxford University Hospitals. Andrea is Past Chair of the RPG. She is a member of NHSE Renal CRG (pharmacy co-lead) and represents RPG on the RA Governance and Nominations Committee. Andrea led the RPG pharmacy workforce planning update 2020, having been involved in the original 2002 document.
Aileen Dunleavy – Co-Editor of the Renal Drug Handbook/Renal Drug Database
Aileen Dunleavy is the Lead Renal Pharmacist at University Hospital Crosshouse, Kilmarnock.
Aileen is the Past Treasurer and Corporate Sponsor Liaison of the RPG.
Emily Horwill – RPG Strategic Advisor
Emily is currently the Deputy Chief Pharmacist at Sandwell & West Birmingham, a strategic role managing clinical services for the Trust. Emily previously worked as a renal pharmacist in Leicester, and then in Coventry in a specialist post with an interest in antibody incompatible transplantation, working as an independent prescriber in a renal immunology clinic. Emily provides strategic advice for the UKRPG, to help identify and support new developments and opportunities, so the group can continue to expand and go from strength to strength.
Paul Clarke – Co-Chair RPG Clinical Sub-group
Paul Clarke is the Deputy Lead Renal Pharmacist at Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.
He has worked in the specialism since 2008 and is part of the team which provides clinical pharmacy services to Renal and Transplant (Kidney, Pancreas and Intestinal) patients across the Thames Valley geographical area.
Sara Perkins – Co-Chair RPG Clinical Sub-group
Sara is a Renal and Transplant Specialist Pharmacist at North Bristol NHS Trust
Pooja M Gudka – Co-Chair RPG Conference Planning Committee
Pooja is the Specialist Pharmacist for Renal Services at Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust.
She provides clinical pharmacy service to the CKD, dialysis and transplant wards and is involved in ward rounds, outpatient transplant clinics, guideline development, drug evaluations and education & training of junior members of staff.
Patient adherence and education is a key area of interest and examining the influence pharmacists can make with improving outcomes for patients with renal disease.