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2018 Speakers

2018 Speakers

 Rekha Patel

Job Title: Deputy Children’s Team Manager
Organisation: University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust


Rekha is the Deputy Children’s Team Manager and Senior Children’s Nurse Lead at Research Space University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust.
Rekha has worked as a Children’s Clinical Research nurse for the last seven years. Rekha is dual qualified as an adult and children’s nurse and has worked in many specialities and within various trusts. Her career over the many years as a nurse has been in the latter years predominately within the Children’s Cardiac Intensive care unit at UHL.
As a research nurse Rekha leads on many studies both national and international and her contribution was recognised by being awarded “Outstanding Achievement Award” by CRN East Midlands in 2016. Rekha also completed the NIHR Advanced Leadership programme 2016-2017. Rekha is co-lead on the Research Envoy programme – pilot scheme for allied professional to enable them to have “positive research conversations”. Rekha is also completing her Master’s degree in Leadership in Health and Social Care at University of Northampton.

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