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Alison Williams

Senior Research Nurse

Alison Williams

I qualified in 2001 with a Diploma in Adult Nursing. I have the fondest memories of my first post in Orthopaedics growing in confidence, nursing skills and establishing fundamental nursing values and appreciation of my nursing role and duty of care.

A passion for acute medicine then took me to the Emergency Department and this has been my home for the last 13 years. I have always loved the fast pace and variety the ED offers working within a tight team of staff.

After 10 years of working as a ED staff nurse I expanded my scope of practice in the role of acute nurse practitioner. I have enjoyed working autonomously within a small team seeing and treating a variety of medical needs and gaining valuable knowledge and skills.

I have always had a curiosity about research and actively engaged with and supported ongoing trials/studies within the ED. This curiosity recently led me to apply for a post with the EMERGE team which I was very lucky to have been offered and here I am.

I am so excited to join such a highly respected and established research team within the Emergency Department. I hope to bring my experience, passion and enthusiasm for emergency medicine to my new post.


 

 


Trials

EHA Study

EHA - Epidemiological analysis for the Hereditary Angioedema Disease is an international, multicentre, epidemiological study that aims to explore the feasibility of a new Dried Blood Spot (DBS) filtercard-based screening algorithm and thereby the prevalence of the Hereditary Angioedema.

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EHA Study

EHA - Epidemiological analysis for the Hereditary Angioedema Disease

HU-FIX

Assisting in identifying patients with Humeral shaft fractures in the ED by screening.

Giving patient information sheets to introduce the study, so patient has had adequate time to read and make decision about going into the trial before going to the fracture clinic.

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HU-FIX

Minimal Unit Pricing Study (MUP)

Assessing the impact of the Minimum Unit Pricing

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Minimal Unit Pricing Study (MUP)

Assessing the impact of the Minimum Unit Pricing