Jennifer Allison
Jennifer Allison
Associate Director for Nursing & Midwifery (Interim)
NIHR

Jennifer Allison is an Associate Director of Nursing and Midwifery at the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) and Lead Matron of the NIHR Southampton Research Facility. She leads a large team caring for paediatric and adult patients, and healthy participants, in early phase complex experimental medicine studies. On the Senior Management Team of the UKCRF Network, she is Workforce/Education Theme Lead, building and maximising relationships across the NIHR infrastructure. She is the immediate Past- President of the International Association of Clinical Research Nurses and remains on their Board. She was presented with their Distinguished Clinical Research Nurse Award in 2011. She has a wealth of experience in articulating the unique contribution that clinical research nurses and their teams make to global healthcare in publications and national/international presentations.