Project Updates, Documents & Outputs

Project outputs:

S Fovargue and M Neal, Pharmacists’ perceptions of ethical conflict and professional guidance in light of the revised General Pharmaceutical Council Standards of Conduct, Ethics and Performance (2021).

S Fovargue and M Neal, BA Research Briefing (2021).


Related project documents:

Participant Information Sheet

Consent Form

Interview Guide


Project updates:

August 2021 – We have completed our final project report and associated Research Briefing.

May 2021 – We have submitted our report to our funder – BA/Leverhulme.

September 2020 – We have finished analysing the data.

2020-21 COVID-19 has affected our ability to work on this project as we had intended.

2019-20 Ill-health has meant that we have had to pause work on this project.

Summer 2019 – We have started to analyse the data.

May 2019 – We have finally finished coding all the data!

February 2019 – All the interviews have now been coded, thanks to the hard work and efforts of our research assistant, Jay Gormley.

December 2018 – All the interviews have been transcribed and nearly half of them have been coded too. We can already see some very interesting themes arising and we are looking forward to coding the rest of the data. 

August 2018 – We finished our interviews this month and we would like to thank everyone who very generously gave us their time and thoughts. Now we need to start the analysis!

February 2018 – We started interviewing this month and we’ll be interviewing pharmacists across England and Scotland. We are very grateful to everyone who has met with us, or agreed to meet with us. We appreciate your time and valuable insights. We have other interviews scheduled for June and July 2018, and if you would like to be involved please see our ‘Get Involved’ page.

December 2017 – We have published a blog on our project on the ‘We Pharmacists’ website:

October 2017 – We have published a blog on our project – S Fovargue, ‘How do pharmacists balance professional expectations and personal values? Conscientious objection in health care practice’, 10 October 2017, Law School blog.

September 2017 – Our project started this month and we are now recruiting pharmacists for interviews.  For further information please see our ‘Get Involved’ page.