Sarah is a registered pharmacist, graduating from Aston University in 2003. In 2007 she gained her Postgraduate Diploma in Clinical Pharmacy at Keele University and worked as a hospital pharmacist in a number of specialities, including paediatrics and older adult mental health.
Sarah is a Lecturer in Clinical Pharmacy and Therapeutics at the University of Birmingham. She completed her PhD as a Doctoral Fellow of the National Institute for Health Research. Her research interests focus on patient safety, specifically relating to medication errors, medicines optimisation and the use of electronic patient records
In 2010, Sarah joined the University as the Content and Editorial Manager for the SCRIPT eLearning programme. Commissioned by Health Education England (West Midlands Team), SCRIPT standardises postgraduate education of Foundation trainee doctors, Foundation trainee dentists and paediatric specialist trainees, relating to prescribing and therapeutics. The web-based are available to all trainees in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. Sarah works with the SCRIPT team and Health Education England to develop content other healthcare professionals, including general practitioners, paramedics and nurses.