Sally Ball


Current position: Senior Radiation Therapist

Years qualified: 20 years

Research areas of interest: Skin reactions, specific sites

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

Why did you decide to get involved in research? Looking at implementing new skin protocols

Who encouraged you to get involved in research and who do you go to for advice when you need it? Doctor, own interest

What sort of activities/studies have you been involved in? Skin reaction research, other dept protocols

What do you enjoy most about being involved in this/these research activities? Finding new beneficial ways to help patients

What has been your biggest challenge or barrier to being involved in research? Time consuming during the day

What one piece of advice would you give other researchers who have never been involved in research before?
You need to be well organised