Level 3, E Block, Room 288 Division of Pharmacy
Flinders Medical Centre, Bedford Park, SA 5042
Government of South Australia
Tel +61 8 8204 66939
Dr Cameron Phillips is a Senior Pharmacist at Flinders Medical Centre, South Australia. He has a strong interest in the education and development of registered health practitioners in the clinical environment. He is a member of the Pharmacy Advisory Group that oversees undergrade and postgraduate pharmacy programmes at UniSA. Dr Phillips has research interests in health services research, strategies to optimise the use of antimicrobials and Knowledge Translation. Dr Phillips has held Visiting Researcher positions at the NIHR Health Protection Research Unit in Healthcare Associated Infections and Antimicrobial Resistance, Imperial College London, the Departent of Medicine, University of Cambridge and Public Health England. Dr... Read more
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Dr Cameron Phillips is a Senior Pharmacist at Flinders Medical Centre, South Australia. He has a strong interest in the education and development of registered health practitioners in the clinical environment. He is a member of the Pharmacy Advisory Group that oversees undergrade and postgraduate pharmacy programmes at UniSA. Dr Phillips has research interests in health services research, strategies to optimise the use of antimicrobials and Knowledge Translation. Dr Phillips has held Visiting Researcher positions at the NIHR Health Protection Research Unit in Healthcare Associated Infections and Antimicrobial Resistance, Imperial College London, the Departent of Medicine, University of Cambridge and Public Health England. Dr Phillips currently holds a statutory appointment by the COAG Ministerial Council serving as a practitoner member on the Pharmacy Board of Australia.
Fellow, Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia.
Assoc. Fellow, Australian and New Zealand Association for Health Professional Educators.
Member, Australian Society for Antimicrobials.
Member, International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP)
Member, Society of Infectious Diseases Pharmacists (USA).
Optimising clinical use of antibioitcs, quality use of medicines, knowledge translation
Excludes commercial-in-confidence projects.
Research outputs for the last seven years are shown below. To see earlier years visit ORCID
Open access indicates that an output is open access.
Menz, BD, Charani, E, Gordon, DL, Leather, AJ, Ramani Moonesinghe, S & Phillips, CJ 2021, 'Surgical antibiotic prophylaxis in an era of antibiotic resistance: common resistant bacteria and wider considerations for practice', Infection and Drug Resistance, vol.14, pp. 5235-5252.
Open access 5 6 12
Open access 1 2
Phillips, CJ, Gilchrist, M, Cooke, FJ, Franklin, BD, Enoch, DA, Murphy, ME, Santos, R, Brannigan, ET & Holmes, AH 2019, 'Adherence to antibiotic guidelines and reported penicillin allergy: pooled cohort data on prescribing and allergy documentation from two English National Health Service (NHS) trusts', BMJ Open, vol. 9, no. 2, article no. e026624, pp. 1-7.
Open access 3 4 5
Enoch, D, Santos, R, Phillips, C, Micallef, C, Murphy, M, Aliyu, S, Massey, D & Brown, N 2018, 'Real-world use of fidaxomicin in a large UK tertiary hospital: how effective is it for treating recurrent disease?', Journal of Hospital Infection, vol. 100, no. 2, pp. 142-146.
Open access 7 6 6
Phillips, CJ, Wisdom, AJ, McKinnon, RA, Woodman, RJ & Gordon, DL 2018, 'Interventions targeting the prescribing and monitoring of vancomycin for hospitalized patients: a systematic review with meta-analysis', Infection and Drug Resistance, vol. 11, pp. 2081-2094.
Open access 9 9 2
Prosser, AE, Dawson, JL, Koo, K, O'Kane, KM, Ward, MB, Woodman, RJ, Mangoni, AA & Phillips, CJ 2018, 'Real-world incidence of patient-reported dyspnoea with ticagrelor', Therapeutic Advances in Drug Safety, vol. 9, no. 10, pp. 577-584.
Open access 4 3
Phillips, C 2017, 'A pharmacist a backpack and a grand plan: a pharmacist independent prescribing service for the homeless in Glasgow, Scotland', Pharmacy growth, research, innovation and training, vol. 1, no. 3, pp. 1-2.
Phillips, CJ, McKinnon, RA, Woodman, RJ & Gordon, DL 2017, 'Junior doctors' preparedness to prescribe, monitor and treat patients with the antibiotic vancomycin in an Australian teaching hospital', Journal of Educational Evaluation for Health Professions, vol. 14, article no. 13, pp. 1-17.
Open access 11 10 1
Phillips, CJ, McKinnon, RA, Woodman, RJ & Gordon, DL 2017, 'Sustained improvement in vancomycin dosing and monitoring post-implementation of guidelines: Results of a three-year follow-up after a multifaceted intervention in an Australian teaching hospital', Journal of Infection and Chemotherapy, vol. 24, no. 3, pp. 103-109.
Open access 13 13 2
Phillips, CJ, Wisdom, AJ, McKinnon, RA, Woodman, RJ & Gordon, DL 2017, 'Interventions targeting the prescribing and monitoring of Vancomycin for hospitalized patients: a systematic review protocol', infectious Diseases and Therapy, vol. 6, no. 4, pp. 557-563.
Open access 3 5 1
Phillips, C, Well, N, Martinello, M, Smith, S, Woodman, R & Gordon, D 2016, 'Authors' reply to Evaluating vancomycin susceptibility in Staphylococcus aureus', Infection and Drug Resistance, vol. 9, pp. 241.
Phillips, CJ, Wells, NA, Martinello, M, Smith, S, Woodman, RJ & Gordon, DL 2016, 'Optimizing the detection of methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus with elevated vancomycin minimum inhibitory concentrations within the susceptible range', Infection and Drug Resistance, vol. 9, pp. 87-92.
Open access 15 13 2
Phillips, CJ, Wisdom, AJ, Eaton, VS, Woodman, RJ & McKinnon, RA 2016, 'The impact of a pilot continuing professional development module on hospital pharmacists' preparedness to provide contemporary advice on the clinical use of vancomycin', SpringerPlus, vol. 5, no. 1, article no. 331, pp. 1-8.
Open access 6 6 1
Phillips, C, Marshall, AP, Chaves, N, Jankelowitz, S, Lin, I, Loy, C, Rees, G, Sakzewski, L, Thomas, S, To, T, Wilkinson, S & Michie, S 2015, 'Experiences of using the theoretical domains framework across diverse clinical environments: a qualitative study', Journal of Multidisciplinary Healthcare, vol. 8, pp. 139-146.
Open access 108 93 9
Phillips, CJ & Gordon, DL 2015, 'Pharmacist-led implementation of a vancomycin guideline across medical and surgical units: impact on clinical behavior and therapeutic drug monitoring outcomes', Integrated Pharmacy Research and Practice, vol. 4, pp. 145-152.
Open access 6 3
Phillips, CJ, Chee, CT, Eaton, VS, Woodman, RJ & Mangoni, AA 2015, 'Doctors' perspectives towards a bedside aminoglycoside therapeutic drug monitoring service: A collaboration between pharmacy and clinical pharmacology', Journal of Pharmacy Practice and Research, vol. 45, no. 2, pp. 159-165.
Wisdom, A, Eaton, V, Gordon, D, Daniel, S, Woodman, R & Phillips, C 2015, 'INITIAT-ED: Impact of timing of INITIation of antibiotic therapy on mortality of patients presenting to an emergency department with sepsis', EMA - Emergency Medicine Australasia, vol. 27, no. 3, pp. 196-201.
24 21 4
Phillips, CJ 2014, 'Questioning the accuracy of trough concentrations as surrogates for area under the curve in determining vancomycin safety', Therapeutic Advances in Drug Safety, vol. 5, no. 3, pp. 118-120.
Open access 4 1
Phillips, CJ, Doan, H, Quinn, S, Kirkpatrick, CM, Gordon, DL & Doogue, MP 2013, 'An educational intervention to improve vancomycin prescribing and monitoring', International Journal of Antimicrobial Agents, vol. 41, no. 4, pp. 393-394.
Barratt, K, Beckmann, L, Burgess, N, Cortis, L, Goldsworthy, S, Marotti, S, McClure, A, Nigro, O, Phillips, C, Read, K, Spurling, L, Turner, S, Doecke, C, Thomas, J & Westaway, K 2010, Continuity in medication management: a handbook for South Australian public hospitals, Government of South Australia, Australia.
Optimising clinical use of antibioitcs, quality use of medicines, knowledge translation
2020 - 2017 Editorial Advisory Panel, Clinical Drug Information, UpToDate, Inc. Waltham, Massachusetts, USA
2020 - 2016 Committee member, Residency Advisory Committee, Federal Office, Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia.
2020 Committee member, Policies, Codes and Guidelines Committee of the Pharmacy Board of Australia.
2020 Research Co-lead, SA Pharmacy, Southern Adelaide Local Health Network
2019 Committee member, Registration and Examination Committee of the Pharmacy Board of Australia
2018 Statutory Appointment, Pharmacy Board of Australia, AHPRA, Melbourne VIC.
2018 Educational co-ordinator for FAST - The Flinders Antimicrobials Stewardship Training symposium, Adelaide, Australia
2018 Honorary Research Associate, Department of Medicine, Imperial College London, UK
2017 Visiting Researcher, Department of Medicine, University of Cambridge, UK
2017 Visiting Resarcher, Public Health England, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
2017 Visiting Researcher, Infection Prevention and Control, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, Hammersmith, UK
2017 Awarded Endeavour Executive Fellowship, Australia Awards, to attend the Department of Medicine, Imperial College London, UK
2014 - 2012 National Health and Medical Research Council -Translating Research into Practice (TRIP) to improve antibiotic use at Flinders Medical Centre NHMRC TRIP Fellowship - Cameron Phillips
Selected international presentations
2018 Phillips CJ (Invited speaker) by Dr Alan Lau. Residency development and implementation across Australia: innovative practices and future opportunities. American College of Clinical Pharmacy. Global Conference on Clinical Pharmacy, The American College of Clinical Pharmacy, Seattle, USA, 21 October 2018.
2018 Phillips CJ (Invited speaker) by Assoc. Professor Richard Mills, Head of Department Ophthalmology, Southerna Adelaide Local Health Network. Penicillin allergy and patient care pathways for intra-ocular proceedures. Flinders Eye Centre, Adelaide, 18 September 2018.
2017 Phillips CJ (Invited speaker) by Prof Alison Holmes, Department of Medicine Imperial College London. Penicillin allergy and adherence to NHS Trust antibiotic guidelines. Joint meeting of the Centre for Medication Safety and Service Quality, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust & University College London and the NIHR Healthcare Protection Research Unit in Healthcare Associated Infection and Antimicrobial Resistance, Imperial College London. Hammersmith Campus, Imperial College, 14 December 2017 (oral).
2017 Phillips CJ (Invited speaker) by Andrew Matthews, General Manager, Workforce Transformation SHPA. Contemporary evaluation and assessment in pharmacy residency programs in the UK. Residency Symposium SHPA, Crown Plaza, Melbourne, 28 August 2017 (oral & chair).
2017 Mohammadi L, Curtis D, Sladek R, Phillips CJ, Schuwirth L. Knowledge to Practice: how do we transfer educational knowledge into medical education practice? Rogano Meeting 2017, Faculty of Medicine, University of Helsinki, Finland 31 August – 1 September 2017 (oral).
2017 Phillips CJ, Matthews A, Fowler P, Coombes I, Freeman C, Guidone D, Mangoni AA, Martin C, Brown C, Scott M, Ramnani S. Hospital pharmacy residency- developing capacity and capability in the Australian pharmacy workforce. International Congress of Health Workforce Education and Research 2017, International Network for Health Workforce Education, Porto, Portugal 27 June 2017 (oral)
2017 Phillips CJ (Invited speaker) by Dr Fiona Cooke, Consultant Medical Microbiologist, Public Health England & Clinical Microbiology, Cambridge University Hospitals. Antimicrobial Stewardship in Australia. Cambridge University Hospitals. 9 March 2017 (oral).
2016 Phillips CJ (Invited speaker) Improving dosing and therapeutic drug monitoring of vancomycin through continuing professional education of pharmacists and doctors and implementation of guidelines. Invited by A/Prof Zhixiang Shi, Deputy Director, Office of International Exchange, School of Basic Medicine and Clinical Pharmacy, China Pharmaceutical University, Nanjing, China, 4 November 2016 (oral)
2016 Phillips CJ. (Plenary speaker) Clinical Education: an interface between building pharmacist knowledge, interprofessional collaboration and improving patient care In Book of Abstracts Improving Patient Care Through Integration of Education and Practice. Penang, Malaysia: Universiti Science Malaysia. Batu Feringghi, Penang, Malaysia. Jan 30, 2016, pp. 17-17 (plenary oral).
2013 Phillips CJ. (Plenary session) Why are patients so complex? Case study FIP 73rd World Congress on Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences. Dublin, Ireland 2 September 2013 (plenary oral).
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|Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine||UNITED KINGDOM|
|King's College London||UNITED KINGDOM|
|Lyell McEwin Hospital||AUSTRALIA|
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|Repatriation General Hospital||AUSTRALIA|
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|Royal Melbourne Hospital||AUSTRALIA|
|University College London||UNITED KINGDOM|
|University of Cambridge||UNITED KINGDOM|
|University of Melbourne||AUSTRALIA|
|University of Queensland||AUSTRALIA|
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|University of Sydney||AUSTRALIA|
|University of Western Australia||AUSTRALIA|
|Women's and Children's Hospital||AUSTRALIA|