Ms Sally Sanger

PhD student


Sally is a PhD student in the University of Sheffield at the Information School. She is researching online support groups for people with alcohol problems, looking specifically at groups that do not follow the 12-step programme of Alcoholics Anonymous, and the impact they can have on what people believe about Alcohol Use Disorder. Following an MA, in Librarianship at Sheffield University, she worked in the field of patient information, mainly in the NHS. This included running the Leicestershire Health Information Network for 10 years, a support network for those providing information to the public on health. She also worked for 2 years for Macmillan Cancer Support, supporting and developing information services in a large geographical patch. In 2015 she obtained an MSc in Health Informatics in the Life Sciences department of UCL, and then moved back to the Information School of Sheffield University to undertake her current research.