Zoe Edwards


Zoe Edwards is a Research Fellow in Medicines Optimisation at the University of Leeds. Her background is as a community pharmacist for independent pharmacies and multiples where she had a particular interest in medicines optimisation services such as the Medicines Use Review (MUR) and the New Medicine Service (NMS). She moved over to academia in 2014 where she began working on the IMPACCT (Improving pain from advanced cancer in the community) study at Bradford University publishing several papers from the study. The RESOLVE (Resolving symptoms of cancer) study began in 2018 and Zoe moved over to Leeds University in summer 2019. Zoe still locums in community pharmacy in her spare time and completed a PhD by published works in Autumn 2019.


  • Pharmacist interventions in the RESOLVE study

Research interests

Zoe’s research interest are arounf pharmacist educational interventions for patients with symptoms of advanced cancer and this is what she has published on.


  • BPharm (Hons)
  • Clinical Diploma
  • Certificate in Research Methods
  • PhD

Professional memberships

  • MRPharmS
  • GPhC

Student education

Zoe teaches on the RESS module on the first year of the undergraduate medicine course.

Research groups and institutes

  • St Gemma's Academic Unit of Palliative Care
  • Leeds Institute of Health Sciences