D1 | Reducing pharmaceutical pollution through new strategies: case studies

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Presentation: Breaking bad: Are pharmacists and pharmacy technicians sustainable practitioners? 

Speaker Judith Singleton, Lecturer - Queensland University of Technology (QUT)

After completing a Bachelor of Pharmacy (University of Queensland), Judith worked in both public and private hospitals, and managed community pharmacies in metropolitan and rural Queensland and the UK, before owning two community pharmacies in Queensland. Judith has been a university lecturer in pharmacy for the last ten years at the University of Queensland and Queensland University of Technology (QUT). Judith completed a Masters in Business Administration (Hons) from Griffith University in 2011 and her Masters thesis investigated sustainability initiatives in Queensland Health compared with the NHS England. Judith is currently completing her PhD investigating the factors affecting the engagement of hospital pharmacists and pharmacy technicians with the environmentally responsible handling of pharmaceutical waste.


Presentation: Pharmaceuticals in wastewater: How and where should they be removed? 

Speaker Thomas Moeller, Environmental Coordinator - Aarhus University Hospital

Thomas has an educational background as Environmental Engineer, his area of work includes waste, wastewater and circular economy. For some years now he has been working with hospital wastewater with a focus on both treatment technology and central (municipal) versus local (hospital) treatment.


Presentation: Pharmafilter healthcare: onsite advanced waste and wastewater treatment 

Speaker Peter Kelly, International Director - Pharmafilter

Peter Kelly has a background in commerce, biodegradable, and bio- based plasticss and in waste and wastewater management in healthcare.

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