Tania has been involved with health care research within the NHS for 12 years in various roles. Tania’s experience relates to the operational management of studies from set up, including the engagement of research naive clinicians, through to active recruitment, assessments of interventions, data collection and management, and closure and archiving. Tania has a breadth of experience ranging across CTIMP studies through to interventional and observational studies and also experience with industry sponsored studies. The management of studies in terms of quality and integrity has always been of interest to Tania and has driven much of her interest and training. Tania’s main area of research work has been in malignant haematology but she has also worked supporting a portfolio of rheumatology trials and other cardiovascular, dermatology, respiratory, critical care and palliative care studies. Tania is from a nursing background having worked in haematology and oncology for more than 15 years.
Current position held at Bangor University
Tenovus funded PhD Student. Project: Diagnostic Journeys in Myeloma: why are they so long and what might facilitate earlier diagnosis.
Other external positions previously held
Team Leader National Institute of Health and Social Care Research Clinical Research Centre North Wales
Research Sister/Local project coordinator: Welsh Cancer Trials Network. Alaw Cancer Unit Ysbyty Gwyned
RGN, BSc(HONS) Biomedical Science
Diploma of Professional Practice Haematology
Cert Higher Education
ENB Teaching and Assessing in Clinical Practice
Pfizer Excellence in Oncology 2009 Best Professional Education Initiative in Oncology “Talking about randomised controlled trials”; Wales Cancer Trials Network Facilitator Team.
Contribution award WCTN North Wales 10th anniversary celebration 2008
“Diagnostic Journeys in Myeloma” 2013 Myeloma UK Patient Information Day Cardiff poster presentation
“North Wales Team Leader Collaboration” 2011 NISCHR CRC national symposium poster presentation
“Integrating NISCHR CRC staff into clinical teams developing research portfolios” 2010 NISCHR CRC national symposium poster presentation
“AML Fungal audit” 2007 British Society of Haematologists poster presentation