Dr McLeod’s role combines research, clinical, and education to facilitate two-way translation between research and practice. Her current research includes leading a workstream on back-up/delayed antibiotic prescriptions as part of a 4-year ESRC-funded collaborative research programme (STEP-UP) that aims to improve the uptake and sustainability of effective interventions to promote prudent antibiotic use in primary care. Some of the resources developed by STEP-UP was recently incorporated into the national TARGET toolkit in collaboration with the UKHSA and RCGP that was launched 8 November 2021. Her other research interests include: patient safety, medication safety, electronic prescribing, and health informatics. Her research applies a social science lens to understand, develop and evaluate interventions to improve patient care and is co-lead of a MOOC with international contributors titled ‘Tackling Antimicrobial Resistance: A Social Science Approach’ in collaboration with BSAC.