Audit/Research Lead

Natalie Blencowe

Natalie Blencowe is an NIHR clinical lecturer and an ST8 in upper GI surgery in the Severn Deanery. She is an NIHR RfPB panel member, co-leads the Severn and Peninsula Audit and Research Collaborative for Surgeons (SPARCS) and is a member of the surgical innovation theme of the NIHR Bristol Biomedical Research Centre. Natalie’s research interests are in developing methods for optimising the quality assurance of surgical interventions and understanding how innovative procedures evolve and are adopted into clinical practice. She is passionate about inspiring and enthusing surgical trainees to participate in collaborative studies, understand research methods and practise evidence-based surgery, to improve patient care.