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.
Job Title: Head of Feasibility and Start-Up/Research Operations
Laura Bousfield is the Head of Feasibility and Start-up Manager at the NIHR Clinical Research Network. As part of her role support the consistent delivery nation-wide support for researchers during the planning and set-up stages of a study to maximise delivery to time and target. Part of her role is to support the commercial and non-commercial costing activities. She is the CRN’s national lead for AcoRD, working closely with a number of stakeholders, including the Department of Health and the Non-commercial Costing and Attribution Group, to ensure consistent support is provided for researchers to optimise study set-up. She joined the network in 2011 from a client services role in the commercial division of a global Contract Research Organisation, prior to which she worked as a research assistant in a large teaching hospital.