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Polly Black

Polly Black

Senior Research Nurse

Polly started working with EMERGE in 2014 after completing the Masters of Nursing in Clinical Research. She recruits to and coordinates a variety of studies with focus on the stroke/neurosurgery portfolio currently. After receiving a  scholarship from the Vale of Leven Scholarship scheme in 2018, Polly conducted her own project examining advanced care planning in patients in the ED. Polly has given numerous oral and poster presentations at a local and international stage.

Polly has also been lucky to work with the global arm of EMERGE; volunteering with Global Emergency Medicine (GEM) in Zambia in January 2018 and is also a member of HRA Scotland A Research Ethics Committee.


The Scottish Partnership for Palliative Care (2019)

The 3rd Global Conference on Emergency Nursing & Trauma Care (2018)

EMERGE10: Powered by Curiosity  (2018)