Annabel Crum

Data Specialist

Centre for Urgent and Emergency Care Research (CURE)Annabel Crum
Health Services Research
School of Health and Related Research
University of Sheffield
Regent Court
30 Regent Street
S1 4DA

Office: 3020
Tel: +44 (0) 114 222 4340
ORCiD: 0000-0001-9310-8536


I joined the university in 2015, to work on data management for MCRU projects, and became part of CURE when it was set up in 2016. I graduated from the University of Leeds in 2007 with a BSc in Biology, and worked in data management for HE procurement systems for seven years before joining ScHARR.

Current Projects

  • IDEA: Invasive Dentistry - Endocarditis Association - a study of the link between invasive dental procedures and critical medical events (infective endocarditis, myocardial infarction, stroke, pulmonary embolus and spontaneous pre-term birth).
  • PJI: do invasive dental procedures cause Prosthetic Joint Infections?
  • YHS: the Yorkshire Health Study - the largest long term health study in Yorkshire.
  • CHC: Connected Health Cities - linkage of routine data from urgent and emergency care providers across Yorkshire and the Humber, to establish a research database.

Previous Projects

  • PhOEBE: developing new ways of measuring the impact of ambulance service care.
  • VAN: understanding variation in rates of ambulance service non-conveyance of patients to an emergency department.
  • ARP: evaluation of the NHS England Ambulance Response Programme.

Journal articles

Conference proceedings papers


  • Turner J, Jacques R, Crum A, Coster J, Stone A & Nicholl J (2017) Ambulance Response Programme Evaluation of Phase 1 and Phase 2 Final Report RIS download Bibtex download