Tricia is a Pharmacist Independent Prescriber, who qualified in the first cohort of prescribers in 2003. As a Specialist Practitioner in Travel Health, she has completed the Diploma in Travel Health and went on to gain membership of the Faculty of Travel Medicine at Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons Glasgow. She successfully gained the ISTM Certificate in Travel Health in 2016.

She is a Fellow of the Faculty of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society and was awarded the Faculty Champion in 2016 in recognition of her support and mentorship of pharmacists undertaking their own RPS Faculty journey.

Tricia works for a large pharmacy multiple, where she has held management and clinical roles in a number of therapeutic areas. She is central to delivery of the nationwide travel health service for the pharmacy chain. Tricia’s clinical practice is underpinned by her belief in patients sharing decision-making and this extends to her role in travel health.

In addition to her prescribing role Tricia provides advice to pharmacists managing patients with complex medical histories engaging in travel health consultations. Tricia has a special interest in supporting travellers living with HIV and pregnant travellers.