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Darush Attar-Zadeh

Respiratory Lead Pharmacist Barnet CCG, RightBreathe Pharmacist
Barnet CCG, London Procurement Partnership

A Pharmacist, Behaviour Change Specialist and National Public Health Trainer, Darush has specialised in the field of smoking cessation for twenty years. Darush has presented at various national & international conferences (including the PCRS-UK, IPCRG, Clinical Pharmacy Congress, HPE Live, UKNSCC) and was asked to help review the National Training Standards for Smoking Cessation. Darush was part of the London Clinical Senate Helping Smokers Quit programme. Darush has published more than 15 clinical papers including information on respiratory inhaler devices, smoking cessation treatments in peer-reviewed journals. The poster Darush and colleagues (Local Pharmacy Forum in North West London) presented at PCRS 2017 was recognised and achieved a best practice poster award. Darush enjoys running, and raising money for respiratory & cardiac charities. One of his main missions is to reduce health inequalities caused by tobacco and spends a lot of his time teaching in deprived locations across the UK.

Session Role Stream type Date and Time
Supporting patients living with nicotine dependency: are e-cigarettes helpful? Co-chair Clinical 29 September 2018
1110-1155
Grand Round: The four ages of lung health Panellist Plenary 29 September 2018
1200-1300