CLAHRC Fellow 2017
Andrea Nunney is a senior Mental Health Pharmacist and has worked in Psychiatry since 1998 with Norfolk and Suffolk Foundation Trust. Andrea initially worked in the drug and alcohol service developing an ‘in-house’ methadone maintenance service and now currently works in acute services, which includes the Crisis Resolution and Home Treatment team. Andrea also has an educational role, primarily for service users but also for carers, nurses, medical staff and more recently as a teacher practitioner for the UEA pharmacy degree. Through her multidisciplinary work, particularly with the home treatment team Andrea works closely with nurse prescribers. Her CLARHC research is focussing upon the development of tools to empower and increase the drug knowledge of nurse prescribers, in relation to treating patients suffering from schizophrenia.