Anja St. Clair Jones

Consultant Pharmacist Gastroenterology, Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust

Biography

Anja St. Clair Jones qualified as a pharmacist in Switzerland in 1987 and has since practised as a clinical pharmacist in the UK. In 2011 Anja completed an MSc in Advance Pharmacy Practice at University College London whilst leading the surgical team at the Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust.

In 2012 as an independent prescriber she established drug monitoring clinics for immunosupressants used in gastroenterology and supervises the biologics infusion clinic, optimising and managing these therapies for the local IBD population. In 2016 she gained the title of Consultant Pharmacist Gastroenterology with the remit to promote pharmacy services in Gastroenterology.

Anja is currently chairing the Gastroenterology and Hepatology Interest Group of the United Kingdom Clinical Pharmacy Association (UKCPA), committee member of British Viral Hepatitis Pharmacy Group (BVHG) and a member of the national IBD Standards Steering group actively promoting specialised pharmacy practice. National and international publications showcase pharmaceutical care in the gastroenterology field and encourage and inspire young pharmacists to strive for excellence in pharmacy practice.