Claire Johnson

Claire Johnson


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Neurodiversity During A Pandemic – One Parent’s Experience

Posted on 9 March 2021 by Claire Johnson

Unbelievably we are reaching the 1-year anniversary of our move to working from home due to the COVID-19 pandemic. I wanted to mark the anniversary and celebrate international women’s day (March 8th 2021) by writing about motherhood, caring for my eldest son who is autistic and non-verbal, and balancing my career during the pandemic. During “normal”
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Q-Pulse Conference November 2019

Posted on 4 December 2019 by Claire Johnson

Background Last week I attended the Q-Pulse conference at the Vox conference centre in Birmingham along with Cardiff University colleagues from Central Biotechnology Services (CBS) and the Wales Research and Diagnostic Positron Emission Tomography Imaging Centre (PETIC). It was an opportunity to explore how other organisations use Q-Pulse and to gather information on other software offered
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The Changing Landscape Of Medical Devices And Clinical Investigations: Medical Devices Regulation (MDR)

Posted on 12 April 2019 by Claire Johnson

Background A strong contingent of Centre for Trials Research staff, including representation from trial managers, senior trial managers, pharmacovigilance and safety, and quality assurance attended the medical devices training day hosted by Health Care Research Wales and presented by Professor Pete Wall in March 2019.  This is reflective of our need to understand and develop
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World Autism Awareness Week 2019

Posted on 1 April 2019 by Claire Johnson

You may have heard the saying “When you have met one person with autism, you have met one person with autism”.  This is certainly true, and through my work as a parent volunteer with the National Autistic Society, and by being a member of a charity called “Thrive” I have met many wonderful children and
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My Mental Health Journey…So Far

Posted on 10 October 2018 by Claire Johnson

My name is Claire Johnson and I’m Head of Quality Assurance and Regulatory Affairs at the Centre for Trials Research Cardiff University.  I am also the lead for Equality, Diversity and Inclusivity for the Centre. I am married with two 7 year old boys, one of which was diagnosed with autism at the age of
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