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2017 Speakers & Chairs

The NHS R&D Forum are pleased to announce that the following speakers will be presenting sessions at the 2017 Annual NHS R&D Forum Conference in Manchester on the 15th & 16th May 2017.

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Julie Rowbotham

Job Title: Research and Development Manager
Organisation: South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Biography: 

Julie has been the Research & Development Manager for South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, a large acute trust based in Middlesbrough, since 2008. The trust appears in the top 5% in the country for the number of clinical trial (2015-16 NIHR League table) recruiting 2769 patient into 195 trials. She has seen the R&D department grow from 2 members of staff in 2008 to a team of 15. The research nurse/study support team is now almost 60 strong.
Julie is one of two R&D managers who represent the North East region R&D Managers on the Operational Management Group of the CRN North East and North Cumbria (NENC).
Trusts in the North-East region have worked closely with the CRN NENC on a number of quality improvement initiatives over the past three years and the workshop aims to explore what worked well, or not so well.

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