Fiona is a senior research fellow and deputy director for data at the Centre for Trials Research with expertise in the design and conduct of large, often complex multi-disciplinary trials and studies that use routinely collected data (routine data) and/or linked data to deliver policy-relevant population health research.

Fiona is part of the HDR UK Transforming Data for Trials Workstream team, developing a wide range of training resources to enable the clinical trials community to effectively use healthcare systems data. She is the Training Lead for Transforming Clinical Trials.

Fiona has a particular interest and expertise in:

  • Developing the knowledge and skill set of all researchers working with routine data
  • Identifying new routine data sources to enhance or replace trial datasets
  • Assessing the feasibility of accessing routine data
  • Improving the use and accessibility of routine data for trialists
  • Enabling better communication with participants and the public on the use of routine data.

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