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Iain Speirits

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Iain Speirits

Job Title Advanced Pharmacist Clinical Cardiology, NHSGGC

Following qualification as a pharmacist in 2002, Iain worked in general practice for 20 years. In the latter decade, he split his time between primary care and cardiology. He now concentrates on outpatient clinics for patients with post-MI LVSD, undertaking three clinics per week across NHSGGC hospital sites.

His MSc University of Strathclyde (2019) exploring patient views of these clinics was published IJPP; 2020 Patient experiences of pharmacist independent prescriber‐led post‐myocardial infarction left ventricular systolic dysfunction clinics – Speirits – – International Journal of Pharmacy Practice – Wiley Online Library

Recent research has focussed on SGLT2i in patients with heart failure with reduced ejection fraction (HFrEF) and (pre-)diabetes. SUGAR-DM-HF (Circulation; November 2020; Effect of Empagliflozin on Left Ventricular Volumes in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes, or Prediabetes, and Heart Failure With Reduced Ejection Fraction (SUGAR-DM-HF) | Circulation (