The winner of the Research Worker/Team of the Year in the NCA staff awards will be announced on Friday 29 November.
All of those shortlisted have made huge contributions to research in the past year and it will be great for their achievements to be
showcased to so many colleagues. You can follow the events on the night on Twitter and Facebook @NCAresearchNHS.
The finalists are:
She has developed an integrated team approach to research and created robust systems to ensure equal access to research. She has completely changed the attitude towards research in her specialty and is well respected for her commitment to research and her delivery. The research team have developed their skills and knowledge by learning from Dr Zhelyazkova and her insight and forward thinking has allowed many opportunities to be made available to the research team.
The study was the largest recruiting study in England this year and the largest recruiting children’s study ever in the history of the National Institute for Health Research Clinical Network.
Natalie is based at Salford Care Organisation but works across the Group and beyond.