Photo of Kirsty McKendrickKirsty McKendrick BSc (Hons)


Trial Manager

Clinical Trials Research Unit
School of Health and Related Research
University of Sheffield
Regent Court
30 Regent Street
Sheffield
S1 4DA

Room 2.11 - 2nd Floor - Innovation Centre
Phone: (+44) (0)114 222 5200

Email: Kirsty.mckendrick@sheffield.ac.uk

Biography

I joined the university Management School in 2009 following a ten year career with GlaxoSmithKine at the interface of research & development and international production of Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (API). In 2012 I moved to the School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR) supporting public health research and more recently co-ordinating the Recovering Quality of Life (ReQoL) study.

I joined the CTRU in April 2016 as Trial Manager for the E-SEE trial (Enhancing Emotional and Social Wellbeing in the Early Years) funded by the National Institute for Health Research Public Health Research (NIHR PR 13/93/10).

Current Projects

E-SEE: Enhancing Emotional and Social Wellbeing in the Early Years (E-SEE). Funded by the National Institute for Health Research – Public Health Research Programme.

Past Projects

Recovering Quality of Life (ReQoL) – development of a new generic Patient Reported Outcome Measure (PROM) for Quality of Life in mental health. Recruitment at 20 NHS sites nationally, 6 GP practices, and a number of voluntary sector organisations. Funded by the Department of Health.
ReQoL website: www.reqol.org.uk

Nourishing Start for Health (NOSH) - feasibility and cluster RCT exploring the potential of offering financial incentives to improve breast feeding rates. Funded by the Medical Research Council.