Professor Sue Latter

Sue is Professor of Health Services Research at the School of Health Sciences, University of Southampton. Sue has worked with colleagues on a programme of research into prescribing and medicines management at end-of-life, investigating interventions to support patient and carer self-management in this context. She was Chief Investigator for the NIHR Health Services and Delivery Research funded ActMed study evaluating access to medicines at end-of-life in community and primary care.

Sue leads the Medicines Management Research Group in the School and her research programme focuses on:

• access to medicines and patient and carer self-management of medicines
• nurses’ decision-making in prescribing and medicines management
• communication in out-of-hours medicines consultations
• patient experience of self-management and of medicines in long term conditions