Dr Jacqueline Sneddon

Project Lead, Scottish Antimicrobial Prescribing Group, Healthcare Improvement Scotland

Biography

Dr Jacqueline Sneddon is Project Lead for the Scottish Antimicrobial Prescribing Group (SAPG), a national clinical multi-disciplinary forum that leads the national antimicrobial stewardship programme.

Jacqueline holds a Pharmacy degree from Heriot-Watt University, a PhD in Medicinal Chemistry and MSc in Clinical Pharmacy both from the University of Strathclyde.

She is a Fellow of the Faculty of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS) and Chair of the UK Clinical Pharmacy Association (UKCPA) Pharmacy Infection Network.

Within SAPG Jacqueline has led development of education resources on antimicrobial stewardship, prescribing quality indicators, development of national consensus on antimicrobial policies and initiatives to improve the use of antimicrobials in Care Homes and recently development of a national antimicrobial app.

She was a tutor on the global massive open on-line course on Antimicrobial stewardship and was a topic expert for the NICE guideline on Antimicrobial stewardship: changing risk-related behaviours in the general population.