Professional background

Dr Urquhart has been head of pharmacy (and latterly divisional clinical director for clinical support services) at UCLH since December 2003, having previously been chief pharmacist at Ealing Hospital. 

He qualified from the Welsh School of Pharmacy in 1985 and obtained his doctorate in 1990.

Robert has worked at a number of London hospitals, including The Royal Free, Guy's & St Thomas's and The Whittington.

Research interests

Dr Urquhart has particular interests in medication safety, the use of technology to improve efficiency and patient safety and ensuring cost efective use of medicines.