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Rebecca Dickinson University of Leeds, UK

Rebecca Dickinson PhD, RGN, is programme lead for adult nursing at the University of Leeds and Chair of the School Ethics Committee. She supports teaching on the independent and supplementary prescribing course for nurses and midwives. Rebecca is interested in how to optimally support patients with understanding about taking their medicines and has a particular interest in promoting understanding of how risk of harm, likelihood of benefit and uncertainty about medicines are communicated to patients. Rebecca’s PhD was jointly supported by the University of Leeds and the MHRA and focused on the provision of a headline section and additional benefit information in regulated patient information leaflets.