Rachel Muir is a CLAHRC HEE NCEL post-doctoral Fellow and the Senior Matron for the NIHR Clinical Research Facility at UCLH. Her clinical background is in Critical Care, Accident and Emergency and Clinical Research, and she has an ESRC funded PhD in Social Sciences. Rachel is interested in knowledge mobilisation, arts based participatory methodologies and patient experience in clinical trials. Rachel was awarded an international travel scholarship by the Florence Nightingale Foundation in 2013/2014 to visit Harvard, Toronto, and McGill in Canada to learn from innovative participatory projects to improve patient experience. She is currently developing applications for post-doctoral funding as part of her CLAHRC HEE NCEL fellowship.