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Allan MacRaild

Allan MacRaild

Lead Research Nurse

Allan has been part of the EMERGE team since 2015. He arrived following a Masters of Nursing in Clinical Research and with a clinical background in general surgery.

He has led the Research Nurse team within the Cerebrovascular Research Group since April 2018. The team deliver a wide-ranging portfolio of acute Stroke, Neurosurgery and Interventional Neuroradiology studies. These range from drug and device trials to observational and imaging studies.

In the early years he co-ordinated a range of different studies in the Emergency Department and collaborated with Research Resuscitation Group.
He has also been fortunate to work with the Global Emergency Medicine team and travelled to Zambia in Spring 2018 to volunteer on the Sachibondu project – providing education and support to a remote rural clinic transitioning to a small local hospital.

Allan is passionate about people and bridging the gap between research and clinical practice and continues to thrive and enjoy the diversity of projects and experiences available in his role

In a previous life, Allan trained as an actor and is always ready for his close-up…

· Research Interests:

Emergency Medicine
Global Health
Medicine of the Elderly
Patient Experience
Action Research