Jules Haste has worked in Mental Health since 1998 and as a pharmacist on the PICU and the other psychiatric wards in Brighton & Hove since 2000. She trained at the University of Brighton and qualified as a pharmacist in 1995. She is an accredited College of Mental Health Pharmacists (CMHP) member. Jules leads on the intramuscular Mental Health section of Medusa, the Injectable Medicines Guide (IMG). She is one of the main authors of her Trust’s RT policy and has co-authored the RT on-line training program for her Trust as well as the Royal College of Psychiatrists CPD Online module on Rapid tranquilisation of the acutely disturbed patient.
Jules believes that multidisciplinary working can ensure safe, effective and patient-centered care of patients. Her special interests include rapid tranquillisation, bipolar affective disorder and the use of psychotropic medication in pregnancy and lactation.