As pharmacists we match the right patient to the right medicine with the right dose. Easy, right…?


Two brilliant research pharmacists Fan and Orlagh are at Great Ormond Street Hospital and ready to show us how medicine for children is a not always as simple as you might think!

Including materials from workshops with young people and consultations with pharmacists at Great Ormond Street Hospital, The Right Dose is a collaborative short film that highlights the need for further research into paediatric medicine.



Produced and commissioned by

NIHR Research fellows and senior pharmacists at Great Ormand Street Hospital: Fan Cheng and Orlagh McGarrity as part of Making Medicine Better for Children

Written & Directed by

Clare Dunn & Stu Barter (TalkShow)


Justin Jones


Zoe Ip (Fan)
Charlotte Rice- Foley (Orlagh)
Stu Barter (Sam Fish)
Fan Cheng (Herself)
Orlagh McGarrity (Herself)
Rozi Barter-Dunn (Voiceovers)


Georgia Griffin

Developed from

The Patient & Public Engagement script devising workshop for young people with TalkShow & NIHR research fellows at Great Ormond Street

Script consultants

Fan Cheng, Orlagh McGarrity with Stephen Tomlin, Director of the Childrens Research and Innovation Centre and the Young Person’s Advisory Group at Great Ormond Street

National Institute for Health and Care ResearchNHS Great Ormand Street Hospital for Children