Outpatient Parenteral Antibiotic Therapy (OPAT) Conference & Workshops

Part of the BSAC OPAT Initiative

Sarah Toplis

Sarah is the Lead Antimicrobial Pharmacist for the OPAT service at Sherwood Forest Hospitals. After graduating from the University of Nottingham, Sarah worked for several years in the community pharmacy sector. Following this, she joined the National Pharmacy Association as an Information Pharmacist before changing to hospital pharmacy and the NHS. After undertaking roles in medical admissions and anticoagulation, she joined the antimicrobial pharmacy team in 2020. She has completed her non-medical independent prescribing qualification and is the main prescriber within the OPAT service. Sarah has worked with the OPAT nursing team to establish and develop the Sherwood Forest Hospitals OPAT service, launched in 2019.