Primary qualifications: MPharm MRPharmS IPres
Karishma joined the practice in June 2018. She qualified from Kings College London in 2006 and continued the pre-registration pharmacist training in community pharmacy. She continued working in community pharmacy for 10 years and developed clinically as a Macmillan information pharmacist and also as an advanced practitioner.
In 2017 Karishma studied further at Keele university and under supervision of Dr. Shilpa Patel to become and Independent pharmacist Prescriber with a special focus on diabetes.
She now works in the surgery three days a week as a clinical prescribing pharmacist. Main areas include medication reviews, medicines Management, telephone consultations, triage for minor ailments, diabetes clinics and increasing the quality and safety of prescribing mechanisms in the surgery.