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8th Edition of Nursing World Conference

October 17-19, 2024 | Baltimore, USA

October 17 -19, 2024 | Baltimore, USA
NWC 2019

Clare Dickinson

Speaker at Nursing World Conference 2019 - Clare Dickinson
Cancer Research UK/ The Christie NHS Foundation Trust, United Kingdom
Title : Research: Is it your business?


This session will cover the understanding of research (both clinical and academically as part of workforce development) and the reality that research is everyone’s business in whatever capacity nurses are working in and at whatever level – everyone has a role to play and can influence practice all for the benefit of our patients and their outcomes especially in light of CQC now going to be including research in their work. We will also cover the development of Research Nursing and various initiatives by Cancer Research UK to support this.

Take Away Notes:

• To understand that research is essential in cancer care

• To ensure an understanding of the research ecosystem at a various levels

• Appreciate the evolving research landscape including research nurse development

• To understand that research is everybody’s business through a unified team approach

• To improve patient outcomes through promotion, participation, involvement & experience in clinical research


Clare is the Cancer Research UK Lead Nurse for Manchester based at the Christie Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. She is also a member of the Experimental Cancer Medicines Centre (ECMC) Nurse Steering Group. Clare has extensive experience in delivering high-quality research and cancer clinical trials, driving innovation to support the changing nature of trial design and emerging cancer treatments. Previously specialising in Chemotherapy (and Late Phase Trials) and then in Translational /Early Phase Research which included PET Imaging and ‘first in human’ drug trials. Clare leads on the continued development of excellence in clinical research through education and training.