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Sally Porter
Lecturer-Practitioner in Prescribing and Medicines Optimisation



Sally qualified as a Pharmacist in 1995 and gained a diploma in Community Clinical Pharmacy in 2002.

She worked with a team of Pharmacy professionals to develop and deliver the medicines management agenda for primary care organisations in Doncaster. She has provided prescribing support to a broad range of general practice teams.

She was the Director of a multi-award winning community Pharmacy. 

Sally is a Fellow of Advance HE (FHEA).


  • BPharm (Hons) in Pharmacy
  • PgDip (Pharm) in Community Clinical Pharmacy
  • Practice Certificate in Supplementary Prescribing
  • Practice Certificate in Independent Prescribing
  • Teaching and Supporting Learning in Higher Education
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Academic Practice



  • Non-Medical Prescribers: Independent and Supplementary Prescribing (v300)

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Sally Porter

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Sally Porter
Lecturer-Practitioner in Prescribing and Medicines Optimisation


Selected publications

  • Porter, S. (2023). Prescribing medicines in people with renal impairment. Nursing Standard, 38(11)[Online]. Available at: doi: 10.7748/ns.2023.e12218 [Accessed 14 November 2023].
  • Porter, S. (2022). Using the British National Formulary app to support safe prescribing: a practical guide. Journal of Prescribing Practice, 4(10). [Online]. Available at: [Accessed 18 October 2022].