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Amelia Taylor

Research Fellow, Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences



Amelia (Amy) Taylor is a Research Fellow within Primary Health Care. She undertook her undergraduate degree in Biomedical Sciences with Chemistry; incorporating a year in industry developing and testing medical filters. She has worked in the Pharmaceutical industry, developing asthma inhalers with experience of late phase development, dossier submission and MHRA and FDA inspections. She also has experience in Pharmaceutical services development whilst working for Boots.

She undertook her PhD in the School of Pharmacy at the University of Nottingham, gaining expertise in complex modeling of CPRD and HES data, especially patterns and trends in prescribing data and associated outcomes over time.

Her more recent work to Evaluate the PINCER prescribing safety intervention has developed this expertise to modeling data to evaluate an intervention with varying implementation dates. During this project, she has also gained experience of working with PRIMIS, the digital research service, legal teams, health economists and statisticians.

Expertise Summary

Epidemiology, pharmacoepidemiology, database analysis, electronic health records, prescribing data, patient safety, intervention evaluation, primary care research, prescribing errors, medication errors, medicines optimisation.

Research Summary

Amy's current research focuses on patient safety in primary care.

Current research includes:

  • Avoiding patient harm through the application of prescribing safety indicators in English general practices (acronym: PRoTeCT); NIHR Programme Grants for Applied Research.
  • NIHR Greater Manchester Patient Safety Research Collaboration.
  • NIHR Health and Social Care Delivery Research (HSDR) Programme, Mixed-method impact and implementation evaluation of the "Pharmacy First" Services for management of common conditions (co-applicant)

Recent Publications

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