Clinical Pharmacist

Clinical Pharmacists

Advise doctors at the surgery with prescribing queries and carry out medication reviews with patients with advanced training to alter or prescribe new medications as required.

Deirdre McKiernan

Deirdre graduated from Aston University in Birmingham and registered as a pharmacist in 1992. She worked in hospitals in Wales, Salisbury and Bristol, including 19 years as a senior clinical pharmacist in Frenchay and Southmead NBT hospitals. Deirdre has been working in GP practices in Bath since 2018. She has Clinical Pharmacy qualifications from Cardiff University and Liverpool John Moores University and qualified as an Independent Prescriber from the University of Bath.


Deirdre has two teenage children and enjoys going on long walks and short bike rides.