Dr Richard S Bourne

Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer

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Dr Richard Bourne is a clinical-academic pharmacist specialising in critical care for 25 years. He’s been a Consultant Pharmacist in critical care since 2009.

Richard has represented pharmacy on several regional and national groups. For 6 years he was the pharmacy lead to the NHS England Adult Critical Care Clinical Reference Group and has recently been selected to be the Consultant Pharmacist on the NIHR Critical Care National Specialty Group. He is deputy chair of the Pharmacy Sub-Committee of the Faculty of Intensive Care Medicine. Currently, Richard is on a HEE/NIHR Integrated Clinical Academic Clinal Lectureship.

He is an active member in the UKCPA Critical Care Group and member of the group’s Expert Practice Development Group working with UK colleagues nationally to ensure clinical pharmacists are recognised as integral to safe and quality care of the critically ill patient.   

External positions

Consultant Pharmacist - Critical Care, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

1 Jan 2009 → …

Education / academic qualifications

  • 2015 - Fellow of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society (FRPharmS)
  • 2014 - Independent Prescribing, University of Leeds
  • 2013 - Faculty Fellow Royal Pharmaceutical Society (FFRPS)
  • 2009 - PhD (Melatonin, sleep and circadian rhythms in critical care patients), The University of Sheffield
  • 1995 - MSc Clinical Pharmacy, University of Sunderland
  • 1993 - MRPharmS, Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain (RPSGB)
  • 1992 - BSc (Hons) Pharmacy, University of Sunderland

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