Sotiris Antoniou

Consultant Pharmacist, Cardiovascular Medicine, Barts Health NHS Trust Lead Pharmacist for UCL Partners, AHSN

Biography

Sotiris Antoniou is a Consultant Pharmacist at Barts Heart Centre, Lead Cardiovascular Pharmacist for University College London Partners (UCLP), and an Honorary Senior Research Associate at UCL School of Pharmacy. He is Chair of international Pharmacist Anticoagulation Taskforce (iPACT) and the Cardiac Committee for the United Kingdom Clinical Pharmacy Association (UKCPA).

Mr Antoniou has served on numerous National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) development groups associated with Cardiovascular disease. He is a member of the current NICE Highly Specialised Technology Appraisal group, the London Cardiovascular Strategic Clinical Network and the NHS England Medicines Optimisation Intelligence Group.

Mr Antoniou supports medicines optimisation to improve patient outcomes and address unmet local needs. He has a particular interest in improving anticoagulation for stroke prevention in patients with atrial fibrillation. In addition, Mr Antoniou is actively involved in the training and development of clinical pharmacists working with the UKCPA and Royal Pharmaceutical Society.