Dr Charlotte Sharp

NIHR Clinical Lecturer

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Charlotte is an NIHR Clinical Lecturer in Rheumatology and practices clinically at the Kellgren Centre for Rheumatology at Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust. Her PhD in Business and Management was in the field of knowledge mobilisation, focussing on the development of toolkits and similar products, which aim to get research into practice. Her ongoing research focuses on optimising patient care through quality improvement (QI), the implementation of healthcare research in practice, and relationships with patients as partners.

Charlotte undertook a national clinical leadership fellowship in 2011-2012 (National Leadership Academy), sparking her interest in quality improvement. She led the development of the British Society for Rheumatology Choosing Wisely UK recommendations in collaboration with patients and a multi-disciplinary working group.

Memberships of committees and professional bodies

British Medical Association (BMA)

British Society for Rheumatology (BSR)

Faculty of Medical Leadership and Management (FMLM)

Royal College of Physicians (RCP)

External positions

British Society for Rheumatology, National Early Inflammatory Arthritis Audit Project Working Group

British Society for Rheumatology, IT Project Working Group

Education / academic qualifications

  • 2020 - PhD (Business and Management), The University of Manchester
  • 2010 - MRCP (UK)
  • 2007 - Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, (Hons), The University of Manchester
  • 2006 - Bachelor of Science, (Hons), Health Care Ethics & Law

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