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Miss Terry Tin Wai Ng

Miss Terry Tin Wai Ng

Senior Teaching Fellow

Practice & Policy

UCL School of Pharmacy

Joined UCL
3rd Nov 2014

Research summary

Terry is responsible for developing the practice curriculum in oncology with the support of the cancer and haematology pharmacists at University College Hospital, London.  It is through this collaboration that Terry started to explore her interest in pharmacy practice related research. In October 2017, she was awarded the BOPA-PRUK Research Award. The BOPA-PRUK Research Award is a personal research grant of up to £5000 designed to help UK-based pharmacy professionals start their career in pharmacy research.  The project is titled, “An acceptability study for the use of web-based video consultations in patients receiving lifelong treatment for Chronic Myeloid Leukaemia (CML)”.

Terry also has an interest in pharmacy education, in particular the use of the technology to support teaching and learning and also teaching innovation.  She is currently working with colleagues at UCL and also Monash University in Melbourne and University of North Carolina to pursue these areas.

Previously Terry conducted a Teaching and Learning Project at the University of Reading, in collaboration with colleague, Catherine Langran on Improving communication skills in MPharm Students.

Teaching summary

Terry currently teaches undergraduates on a wide range of clinical pharmacy and pharmacy practice topics, from therapeutics through to law and ethics and professionalism and leadership.  She has a particular interest in the use of technology to support teaching and learning and is also working towards developing her expertise in teaching topics related to oncology. She has experience teaching across a range of years on the Master of Pharmacy course through to delivering pre-registration training and providing continuing professional development for qualified pharmacists.  Pre-registration training was a passion for her when she worked as a Teacher Practitioner and she continues to deliver and develop pre-registration training and support for University College London graduates as well as external providers.

Terry's responsibilities include:

•    PHAY0005 Clinical & Professional Considerations Deputy Module Leader

•    PHAY0010 Communicating Science & Practice Module Leader

•    Year 3 sub-option The Cancer Pathway Module Leader

•    Lead for Graduate Pre-Registration Support Leader

•    Lead for OSCEs

Education

Higher Education Academy
FHEA, Education | 2016
Queen's University of Belfast
P.Grad Dip, Pharmacy Practice | 2010
University of Nottingham
M.Pharm, Pharmacy | 2004

Biography

Terry’s interest in a career in pharmacy began when she undertook work experience at her local community pharmacy and this led her to pursue a career as a pharmacist.  She graduated from the School of Pharmacy at the University of Nottingham in 2005 and went on to complete her pre-registration year with Boots.  She worked as a community pharmacist with Boots and completed her Postgraduate Diploma in Community Pharmacy before becoming a Boots Teaching Practitioner at the School of Pharmacy, University of Reading in 2010.  Following this role in academia she moved to a full time post as a Senior Teaching Fellow at the School of Pharmacy, University College London, in 2014.  In addition to teaching, Terry continues to work regularly in community pharmacy to maintain her practice.

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