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 Dr. Hazel Bradley

Position: Lecturer
Department: School of Public Health
Faculty: Faculty of Community and Health
Qualifications: B Pharm (Bath), MPH (UWC), PhD (UWC)
Fax: + 27 21 959 2872


 Senior Lecturer
Dr Hazel Bradley is a senior lecturer at the School of Public Health (SOPH), UWC. Hazel is leading the new area of specialisation in Pharmaceutical Public Health within the Master of Public Health (MPH) and development of online modules at SOPH.  Hazel trained as pharmacist in the UK and a few years after moving to South Africa in 1994 obtained her Master of Public Health. Her doctoral research used a systems approach to explore district and sub-district level pharmaceutical services in Cape Town. Prior to joining the SOPH in 2003, Hazel worked with a Cape Town non-governmental organisation delivering community-based primary health care services and in primary level drug management.  Hazel teaches courses in Public Health, Rational Medicines Use and Medicines Supply Management and her current research interests include pharmaceutical human resources, using systems approaches to improve medicines management and supply, and pharmaceutical public health education.


Bradley H, Bheekie A & Sanders D. Public health: Everypharmacist’s business!. SA Pharmaceutical Journal, 2011: 78(10):34-36.

Chana RC, & Bradley H. Sociocultural, economic and regulatory influences on medicine use by consumers in a rural township in Cameroon. Southern Med Review, 2011; [Online], 4(1):9-16. Available from:

Mabunda JT & Bradley H. Factors contributing to poor performance of Directly Observed Treatment Short-course (DOTS) in Mopani district of Limpopo Province, South Africa. African Journal for Physical, Health Education, Recreation and Dance (AJPHERD), September 2011; 17(Suppl. 2):1:93-1

Wiysonge CS, Bradley HA, Volmink J, Mayosi BM, Mbewu A & Opie LH. Beta-blockers for hypertension. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 2012, 8. (Art.No.CD002003). doi:10.1002/14651858.CD002003.pub3.



 Member: General Pharmacy Council of Great Britain (GPhC)
Member: South African Pharmacy Council (SAPC)
Member: Pharmaceutical Society of South Africa (PSSA): South African Association of Hospital and Institutional Pharmacists (SAAHIP) sector
Member: Public Health Association of South Africa (PHASA)
Member: Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain (RPS)
Reviewer: Community and Health Sciences Faculty Journal (UWC)
Reviewer: grant proposal for United Kingdom Medical Research Council
Editorial advisor (research): South African Pharmaceutical Journal

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