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Pharmacy staff profile

Patti Napier

PositionPhD Student
Research summaryInvestigation of the potential of advanced roles for New Zealand pharmacy technicians

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Supervisors: Associate Professor Rhiannon Braund, Professor Pauline Norris


Napier, P., Norris, P., & Braund, R. (2017). Introducing a checking technician allows pharmacists to spend more time on patient focused activities. Research in Social & Administrative Pharmacy. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1016/j.sapharm.2017.05.002

Napier, P., Norris, P., Green, J., & Braund, R. (2016). Can they do it? Comparing the views of pharmacists and technicians to the introduction of an advanced technician role. International Journal of Pharmacy Practice, 24, 97-103. doi: 10.1111/ijpp.12225

Napier, P., Norris, P., & Braund, R. (2015). Could it be done safely? Pharmacists views on safety and clinical outcomes from the introduction of an advanced role for technicians. Research in Social & Administrative Pharmacy, 11(6), 814-823. doi: 10.1016/j.sapharm.2014.12.005