Samantha O'Connell

NHS Faculty Member

GP Clinical Pharmacist 

Sam is an experienced pharmacist providing support to patients with longterm conditions and clinical pharmacy expertise to general practice. She leads a pharmacy team at a large inner city GP Practice where deprivation impacts greatly on patient health and outcomes. She provides medication and condition support to a wide range of patients including respiratory, chronic heart disease, pain, and mental health as well as supporting colleagues with medicationrelated issues. In addition, she takes an active lead in prescribing safety, QOF areas, supports the practice deliver vaccination programmes and much more. Sam is passionate about demonstrating the possibilities for pharmacy in general practice. 

Sam has a wide range of experience including strategic and commissioning of services, including those where medicines wouldn’t necessarily be the immediate consideration.