Dr Robert Watson

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    Dr Robert Watson

    Junior Doctor

    NHS

Robert is a junior doctor with an interest in healthcare policy and research. As part of his medical training at Oxford University, he undertook a bachelors degree in infection and immunity, sparking an interest in academic research. Following graduation from medical school, he worked as a doctor in North West London on the academic foundation programme, completing a number of hospital-based jobs at four London centres. In addition, he spent time conducting public health research at the Department of Primary Care and Public Health, Imperial College London. He enjoys writing and has authored 11 publications in peer-reviewed academic journals as well as two medical textbook chapters.

During his Nuffield Trust, Robert worked on a range of projects including exploring the issues facing emergency general surgery, changing the NHS workforce, deriving benefit from technology in healthcare and analysing new models of primary care. He enjoys bringing a clinical perspective to policy issues and developing new research skills. 

Rob left the Trust in February 2016.