Clare Meachin

Clare Meachin is Deputy Chief Operating Officer for CRN South London and has worked with the Clinical Research Network since 2006. Clare has many years of both clinical and research experience.
Clare originally trained as a Registered Nurse at Barts Health NHS Trust. She has worked in Neurology & Neurosurgery and General Medicine and spent 4 years in Nigeria running a Leprosy Hospital and a Motherless Babies Home. Her interest in research began following three years working with injecting drug users on the streets of Oxford and a funded project to look at the incidence of mental illness in the homeless population. She has also worked as Lead Research Nurse managing a research team of 50 across all specialties and alongside this studied for an MSc in Clinical Education. More recently Clare has worked as an R&D Manager before moving to her current role as Deputy Chief Operating Officer