Professional Activities


Wright D, Beavon N, Branford D, Griffith R, Harding C,  Howseman T, Rasmussen J, Sandhu B, Shmueli U, Smith A, White A.
Guideline for the identification and management of swallowing difficulties in adults with learning disabilities.
Guidelines November 2012; Mebendium Group Publishing Ltd.

Wright D, Morgan L
An independent evaluation of frameworks for personal development in pharmacy.
Report for Modernising Pharmacy Careers Work stream 2. 2012
Date accessed 18.8.13

Wright D. Modernising the pharmacy workforce in the East of England.
East of England Strategic Health Authority 2011.

Wright D, Loftus M, Norris N, Eggleton A, Christou M.
Healthcare professional education and training: How does pharmacy in Great Britain compare?
Research commissioned by the RPSGB. Guidelines 2006. ISBN: 0-9550029-6-6.

Tomlin, Cockerill, Costello, Griffith, Hicks, Sutcliffe, Tuleu, Wong, Wright.
Making medicines safer for children-guidance for the use of unlicensed medicines in paediatric patients.
Guidelines February 2009; 441-445. Medendium Group Publishing Ltd.

Wright, Chapman, Foundling Miah, Greenwall, Griffin, Guyon & Merriman.
Medication management of adults with swallowing difficulties.
Guidelines October 2006; 373-6. Medendium Group Publishing Ltd.

Wright DJ.
Swallowing difficulties protocol: Medication administration.
Nursing Standard 2002;17(nos 14-15):43-5.

Non-peer reviewed journal articles

Wright D.
Pharmacists: Label with care
International Journal of Pharmacy Practice 2013; 21(5): 275-6
Wright D, Howseman T.
Managing swallowing difficulties in patients with learning disabilities
Journal of community nursing 2013; 27(4):79-84
Wright D
A large plate of perspective please
International Journal of Pharmacy Practice 2012; 23 (3); 139-140

Wright D, Sach T.
Embedding Health Economics into Pharmacy Research: a three-part guide
Primacy Care Pharmacists Association 2011: 1-26.

Wright D, Desborough J, Bhattacharya D, Wood J, Holland R, Bond C, Watson M.
Developing partnerships: The path to successful medicines management research.
Pharmaceutical Journal 2011: 285. 555.

Wright D, Tomlin S.
The role of the pharmacist in the management of patients with dysphagia.
Pharmaceutical Journal 2011: 286. 271.

Wright D.
Don’t rush to crush.
Motor Neurone Disease 2011.

Kelly J, Wright D.
Administering medication to adult patients with dysphagia.
Nursing Standard 2012.

Wright D.
Minimising the risks of medication management in residents with dysphagia.
Focus in care.

Wright D.
Dysphagia should always be considered when prescribing.
Guidelines in Practice 2008;11(9):39-43.

Wright D, Sach T.
Service evaluation toolkit.
National Pharmacy Association 2008.

Wright D.
GPs should ask about swallowing difficulties when prescribing.
Guidelines in Practice 2007; 10(2):19-21.

Holland R, Rechel B, Wright D.
Effects of telephone counselling on mortality and adherence.
[Research Review] Prescriber 2007 18(1), 16-29.

Wright D J.
The hidden dangers of tablet crushing.
Berkshire Care Association News 2007,

Holland R, Wright D.
Medication review in older patients: A review
Geriatrics & Ageing 2006; 9 (3); 203 - 209.

Wright D.
A bitter pill to swallow.
Public service review: Central government 2006;12:165-8.

Wright D, Kelly J. The development of prescribing guidelines for patients who find it difficult to swallow oral medicines.
Guidelines October 2006; Supplement. Medendium Group Publishing Ltd.

Wright DJ.
Don’t rush to crush. Public service review. Health 2006; 10:116-117.

Wright DJ.
Altering medication forms: what you should know.
Nursing & Residential CARE 2003;5(8):372-5.

Wright D J.
Tablet crushing is a widespread practice but it is not safe and may not be illegal.
The Pharmaceutical Journal 2002; 269: 132.


Wright D. Prescribing for patients with dysphagia.
To be published 2011.

Wright D.
Chapter 7: The legal and professional consequences of administering drugs via enteral feed tubes.

White R, Bradman V.
Handbook of Drug Administration via Enteral Feeding Tubes.
Pharmaceutical Press, London 2007.

Bonner M, Wright DJ.
Practical pharmaceutical calculations.
Radcliffe Publishing ltd. First edition 1999, Second revised edition 2008. > 16,000 copies sold to date.

Wright DJ, Silcock J, Chrystyn H.
Preparing for the MRPharmS: The pharmacy registration examination First edition 1999. ISBN 1 900603 96 9. 

External Activities

  • Chair of Royal Pharmaceutical Society Conference Research Panel - 2012/2013
  • NIHR East of England Research Panel Chair - 2010 to date
  • Chair of HSRPP Conference - 2010
  • Member of Royal Pharmaceutical Society Conference Panel - 2007 to date
  • Member of HSRPP Conference panel - 2009 to 2010

Enterprise and Engagement activities

  • Drafter for the five year GPhC learning outcomes for the integrated clinical degree - 2013
  • Consultancy work for Australian Pharmaceutical Council - 2013
  • Lead academic consultant on Community Pharmacy Futures Group - 2013
  • Lead on modernising Pharmacy Careers independent review on frameworks - 2012
  • Consultancy work for Rosemont Pharmaceuticals - 2002 to date
  • Pre-registration training provider for Waremoss Chemists - 2010 to date
  • Pre-registration training provider East of England Hospital training program

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