Sue Latter (PhD, BSc (Hons) RN, PGDipHV) is Professor of Health Services Research at the School of Health Sciences, University of Southampton. She is a member of the Southampton School for Primary Care Research and leads the Medicines Management Research Group in the School of Health Sciences.
Sue led the Department of Health Policy Research Programme funded national evaluations of nurse and pharmacist prescribing in England in 2005 and 2011, and has published widely on nurse and pharmacist prescribing.
She has also completed NIHR funded studies on multi-professional antimicrobial prescribing in out-of-hours services, as well as research investigating advanced practitioner nurses’ antimicrobial prescribing and nurses’ decision-making in GP practice.
Sue was a co-investigator on a recent study (2019) evaluating the impact of an antimicrobial therapy guidelines smartphone app in UK hospitals. She is also a co-investigator on a current randomised controlled trial evaluating the impact of decision support for NHS hospital antimicrobial prescribing, leading on the embedded qualitative study.