Natalie Jones, Clinical Academic Occupational Therapist, who worked with Primary Care Sheffield on a report looking at maximising the impact of roles created through the ARRS scheme in primary care has been honoured for her significant contribution to the Occupational Health profession.
Natalie was awarded a Royal Occupational Therapists’ Merit Award in recognition of her “positive influence nationally and internationally as a clinical academic, and contributions as a researcher and as a professional lead for services”.
Natalie worked with Primary Care Sheffield to write a review of allied health professional roles working in primary care in general practice and her work in primary care has led to the creation of seven new occupational therapist posts.
Natalie Jones, Clinical Academic Occupational Therapist said: “I am delighted to have received this recognition from the Royal College of Occupational Therapists. Throughout my career I have been driven to make a meaningful contribution to improving the lives of stroke survivors and advancing the evidence base for my profession, so to be recognised and nominated by my colleagues in this way is true privilege.”