Dr Rosemary Newham

Research Fellow

Strathclyde Institute of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences

Personal statement

Rosemary is a chartered psychologist working within health services research in the pharmacy department. She works within the field of Implementation Science, and is currently involved with two projects: (1) how human factors can be applied within community pharmacy and (2) evaluating the implementation of the pharmacotherapy service within general practices in Scotland.

Rosemary's research interests include health services research, human factors, improve patient care, and patient safety.


Implementation of pharmacist-led services in primary care : a mixed-methods exploration of pharmacists' perceptions of a national educational resource package
Preston Kate, Weir Natalie M, Mueller Tanja, Newham Rosemary, Bennie Marion
Pharmacy Practice Vol 19 (2021)
Development of a primary care pharmacy outcomes framework : an umbrella literature review
Weir Natalie M, Preston Kate, Newham Rosemary, Bennie Marion
Research in Social and Administrative Pharmacy (2021)
Competencies required for general practice clinical pharmacists providing the Scottish pharmacotherapy service : a modified eDelphi study
Mueller Tanja, Preston Kate Elizabeth, Weir Natalie Mcfadyen, Bennie Marion, Newham Rosemary
Health and Social Care in the Community (2021)
A mixed-method study of community pharmacy staff's use, perceptions and acceptance of barcode scanning technology : pharmacy's experience of scanning technology
Weir Natalie M, Preston Kate, Newham Rosemary, Bennie Marion
Health Policy and Technology (2020)
A cross-sectional survey of the pharmacy workforce in general practice in Scotland
Stewart Derek, Maclure Katie, Newham Rosemary, Gibson-Smith Kathrine, Bruce Rachel, Cunningham Scott, Maclure Andrew, Fry Sarah, MacKerrow James, Bennie Marion
Family Practice Vol 37, pp. 206-212 (2020)
Exploration of the Implementation of Barcode Scanning Technology within Scottish Community Pharmacies
Bennie Marion, Newham Rosemary, Weir Natalie, Preston Kate

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Professional activities

Associate Lecturer
Scanning technology within community pharmacies: a friend or foe?
Advance HE Aurora Women in Leadership Development Programme
Safety climate within primary care: development and psychometric evaluation of a community pharmacy tool.
The development and validation of a safety climate evaluation tool for community pharmacies.

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Primary Care Pharmacy Resilience: Pharmacotherapy Service in Time of COVID-19
Newham, Rosemary (Principal Investigator) Bennie, Marion (Principal Investigator) Dunlop, Emma (Researcher) Weir, Natalie Mcfadyen (Researcher) Ferguson, Aimee Margaret Denver (Researcher)
To explore the effect of COVID-19 on pharmacy teams working within General Practice to deliver the pharmacotherapy service. This project considers the pharmacotherapy service’s evolution due to changing practice – and priorities – under COVID-19.
Implementation of the pharmacotherapy service within primary care: health outcomes evaluation
Newham, Rosemary (Co-investigator) Bennie, Marion (Principal Investigator) Weir, Natalie Mcfadyen (Researcher) Dunlop, Emma (Researcher) Ferguson, Aimee Margaret Denver (Researcher)
This work focuses on developing an outcomes framework for a Scottish context to allow the impact of the pharmacotherapy service to be evaluated.
Scottish Patient Safety Programme: NSAID carebundle rollout
Newham, Rosemary (Co-investigator) Weir, Natalie Mcfadyen (Researcher) Bennie, Marion (Principal Investigator)
GP Pharmacist Evaluation Project 2
Bennie, Marion (Principal Investigator) Newham, Rosemary (Co-investigator) Preston, Kate Elizabeth (Researcher) Weir, Natalie Mcfadyen (Researcher)
03-Jan-2019 - 31-Jan-2022
Evaluation Competency and Capability Framework
Bennie, Marion (Principal Investigator) Newham, Rosemary (Co-investigator) Mueller, Tanja (Researcher) Preston, Kate Elizabeth (Researcher) Weir, Natalie Mcfadyen (Researcher)
01-Jan-2019 - 31-Jan-2022
Human Factors Work Programme
Bennie, Marion (Principal Investigator) Newham, Rosemary (Co-investigator) Preston, Kate Elizabeth (Researcher) Weir, Natalie Mcfadyen (Researcher)
01-Jan-2018 - 31-Jan-2021

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Strathclyde Institute of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences
Robertson Wing

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