University of Hertfordshire

Dr Natalie Pattison

Chair

Natalie Pattison

Dr Natalie Pattison

Chair

Postal address:
University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield, Hertfordshire
United Kingdom

Expertise

Research interests

Critical care

Cancer

Palliative care/end of life care

PPI

Research interests

Natalie holds a Florence Nightingale Foundation Clinical Professor of Nursing position, funded 50% by the trust (East and North Herts University NHS Trust [ENHT]) and 50% by the University of Hertfordshire. This post leads to rapid implementation of research into practice and clinical questions translated into research. Her broad clinical and research expertise encompasses critical care and cancer care. Natalie is a clinical academic who has worked clinically in cancer, critical care and critical care outreach. She is currently leading/completing work related to: the role of critical care outreach in transitions to end of life, end-of-life care in critical care, massage to promote sleep in critical care, interventions to support families in critical care and digital (including mobile phone applications) solutions to support patients and families, including cancer patients, critical care patients/families and young carers in three separate projects. Natalie is Chair of the UK Critical Care Research Group, and is Vice-chair for PPI/Nursing representative for the NIHR National Specialty Group for Critical Care. She is also Vice-Chair of the National Outreach Forum, sits on the UK Critical Care Nursing Alliance and was Associate Editor of European Journal of Cancer Care until 2019 (having worked at the Royal Marsden for 19 years). As a result of these national roles, NP also sits on the Intensive Care Society council, and the UK Critical Care Nursing Alliance. She is a member of the NIHR Clinical Doctoral Research Fellowship review panel and various other review panels.