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My Role in Research: Sally, Research Administrator, Women & Children's

Sally is a Research Administrator in the Women & Children’s team. She explains how she found joining research after 10 years on the wards, and how she wishes she had joined research earlier. My role day-to-day is varied. I don't have a day that's the...
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Chloe's Story: Taking Part in a Drug Trial

Hereditary Angioedema (HAE) is a very rare genetic condition. It affects around 1 in 50,000 people*. We interviewed Chloe to find out about her experience of taking part in a drug study. My body does not recognise when to stop swelling Living with a...
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My Role in Research – Elizabeth Goff, Research Administrator, Emergency and Critical Care

Elizabeth Goff has been a Research Administrator in the Emergency and Critical Care Research team since August 2017. She appreciates how her role offers variety and challenge while fitting around her family commitments.
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My Role in Research: Alan Uren – Specialist Clinical Researcher

Dr Alan Uren is a Specialist Clinical Researcher who has worked at the Bristol Urological Institute for more than 10 years. He had a varied career before taking a research role, including working as a professional musician.
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My Role in Research: Kerry Lewis – Senior Research Nurse, Emergency and Critical Care

Kerry Lewis is a Senior Research Nurse in Emergency and Critical Care at North Bristol NHS Trust. She shares her journey into her current role, what she enjoys about it and how she feels she’s making an impact with her work. I’ve had a roundabout...
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Paul's Story: Taking Part in Prostate Cancer Research

Prostate Cancer is the most common cancer in men, with 1 in 8 men across the UK diagnosed in their lifetime. For Black men the risk doubles to 1 in 4.* Paul, 62, took part in the PROTEUS Prostate Cancer research study run by North Bristol NHS Trust...
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NIHR Associate Principal Investigator Scheme Success: CAMELOT Study

Original article posted on NIHR website. The NIHR Associate Principal Investigator (API) Scheme aims to develop health and care professionals to become the Principal Investigators (PIs) of the future. From January to August 2023, Dr Carys Lim...
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Suriya Kirkpatrick represents research in lung cancer nursing professional body

Suriya Kirkpatrick has become Chair of Lung Cancer Nursing UK’s (LCNUK) Research Interest Group. Suriya is a Senior Cancer Research Nurse for the Hematology team at North Bristol NHS Trust, and is undertaking a PhD to improve lung patients’ quality...
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Derek's Story - Taking part in Kidney Care Research

Derek 89 is taking part in the Prepare for Kidney Care research study. He shares with us his experience with us and why he thinks it is important for people to be involved in research.
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My Role in Research: Alison Jenkins - Renal Research Nurse

Alison Jenkins is a Research Nurse for the Renal team at North Bristol NHS Trust. As well as managing research studies, she is also a young adult support worker for renal patients. Alison explains how she enjoys the variety her two roles offer, and how she uses her clinical knowledge all the time in her role.