DK Theo Raynor
Professor DK Theo Raynor PhD FRPharmS Theo practised as a hospital pharmacist before becoming inaugural Professor of Pharmacy Practice at Leeds. His 35 years of research has focussed on the need to improve the information people get about their medicines. Theo’s research has critically examined the impact of European legislation on patient leaflets, and how they are tested with the public – so called ‘user testing’. This led to the formation of spin-out company Luto Research www.luto.co.uk. now a leading and influential provider of user testing services internationally. The synergies between the University and Luto are the foundation of his recent research which has influenced policy in the UK, Europe, USA and Australia.
Why patient information leaflets have their place in informing patients about their medicinesSubscription
Patient information leaflets have come under criticism again recently. Theo Raynor explains the improvements that have been made to them and how they can be more useful for pharmacists during patient consultations.
Jeremy Clarkson has raised issues about patient information leaflets that pharmacists can learn from Jeremy Clarkson has taken a pop at patient information leaflets in The Sun. He has a point and pharmacists must not be compla