• University of Huddersfield
    HD1 3DH

    United Kingdom

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Last updated 24th March 2023


Dr Hayley Gorton is a Senior Lecturer in Pharmacy Practice and a  pharmacist. She has an active teaching and research role at the university. She leads the final year pharmacy practice module in the MPharm and supervises third year project students. Dr Gorton’s research is focused on suicide, self-harm and wider mental health care in pharmacy; and big data epidemiology research. She is a Churchill Fellow (CF) after being funded by them to explore the role of pharmacists in suicide prevention internationally. She is the co-chair of a special interest group (SIG) about suicide prevention in primary care within the International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP). Dr Gorton is an active member of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS).

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 4 - Quality Education
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

Research Expertise and Interests

  • Pharmacy
  • Mental Health
  • Suicide
  • First Aid


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