Annelies McCurley has a BSC hons Nursing Sciences and a post grade certificate in endoscopy and related procedures from Queens University, Belfast.
She has been employed by the Northern Ireland Regional Hepatitis B&C Managed Clinical Network Manager since April 2010. She has led on Northern Ireland – Hepatitis C ‘Mind the Gap project’ – The intervention to reduce the drop-off between those patients newly diagnosed in Northern Ireland with Hepatitis C and those referred for assessment.
Prior to this she also worked as GRS Project Manager for the Belfast Trust, making use of a national endoscopy service evaluation tool that evaluates multiple components of endoscopy service from ‘clinical quality’ to the ‘quality of the patient experience’. This was done to prepare the endoscopy units for the implementation of the UK national bowel cancer screening programme which commenced in Northern Ireland in 2010.