Andy Macknelly



Andy Macknelly

Current position: Seconded to Faster Cancer Treatment programme

Years qualified: 9 years

What are your areas of interest in research? Time from referral to treatment, cancer pathways

Would you describe yourself as a ‘novice’ or ‘experienced’ researcher? Novice

Why did you decide to get involved in research? Enjoy it

Who encouraged you to get involved in research? Oncology Service Manager, CDHB

What sort of activities/studies have you been involved in?
Data collection and analysis

What do you enjoy most about being involved in this/these research activities? Automony, analytics

What has been your biggest challenge or barrier to being involved in research?
Poor collection of stats at DHB level

What one piece of advice would you give other researchers who have never been involved in research before?
Dive in and try!

Is there any other information you wish to share with the network?
member of Faster Cancer Treatment team, CDHB

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