Healthcare Fieldwork was founded in 2016. We are the only patient and healthcare professional recruiter based in Cambridge, UK. Our search for participants spans the whole South-East and beyond, so we can ensure an excellent mix of participants under different hospital trusts and socioeconomic regions.

Our ethos is to help improve patients' lives both in the work we do and in the donations we make to medical research charities. 

We recruit participants for both medical market research and in the highly regulated human factors environment and as such our recruitment screening is the most stringent in the industry. All of our data is stored in accordance with the EU General Data Protection Regulation 2018 (GDPR) and UK Data Protection Act 2018 (DPA 2018) and we have a Data Protection Officer ensuring our processes are followed and up-to-date.


Sarah Weir - Patient Recruitment Manager

Sarah recruits participants for healthcare research studies and oversees data protection at Healthcare Fieldwork.  Sarah has many years’ recruitment experience initially gained in-house, recruiting and training sales and customer service executives. Sarah then moved to a recruitment consultancy where she managed extensive recruitment campaigns predominantly within the Commercial sector.  Overseeing advertising and media schedules, screening and interviewing suitable candidates to successfully fulfil her clients’ recruitment requirements.

Nicola Housden - Recruitment Manager

Nicola, along with Sarah, recruits participants for healthcare research studies. Nicola’s early career was mainly based within the Financial Services industry and more recently she managed the operations of a local charitable Cinema. She has extensive experience at dealing with people on all levels, as all of her working life has essentially been in a customer service environment. Throughout her career her roles have always involved interviewing both for staff recruitment and members of the public, together with dealing with people on a daily basis, resolving customer service issues. Nicola loves the challenges this role brings. She particularly enjoys getting to know patients and learning about various health issues which affect people and the steps medical consultancies are taking to make patient lives easier.

Susan Hughes - Healthcare Participant Recruiter

Susan joined the Healthcare Fieldwork recruitment team in September 2019 with over 20 years’ experience in customer support roles within finance, IT, retail and more recently the education sector.   Susan enjoys providing outstanding customer service in a professional and approachable manner.

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