Dr. Shakil Patel

Clinical Trials Manager

Faculty of Health and Wellbeing

Brook Building, BB423

+44 (0) 1772 89 2284


Subject Areas: Public Health

Shakil currently works as a Clinical Trials Manager at Lancashire Clinical Trials Unit. He is currently working on the WORKWELL trial.

Full Profile

Shakil joined Lancashire Clinical Trials Unit in November 2018. Before joining Lancashire Clinical Trials Unit, Shakil worked on the Namaste Study at Lancaster University and the DRAFFT2 Trial at Oxford Trauma research group which is based within Oxford Clinical Trials Research Unit. In these roles, Shakil was responsible for all aspects clinical trial conduct whilst providing project management.


  • Project Management (Institute of Leadership and Management) – 2018
  • PhD – Cell Biology (Lancaster University) – 2015
  • MSc – Biomedical Science (University of Central Lancashire) – 2008
  • BSc Hons – Biomedical Science (University of Central Lancashire) – 2007


Namaste Care in nursing care homes with people with advanced dementia: protocol for a feasibility randomised controlled trial. Froggatt, K. A., Patel, S., Perez Algorta, G. D., Bunn, F., Burnside, G., Coast, J., Dunleavy, L. J., Hardwick, B., Kinley, J., Preston, N. J. & Walshe, C. E., 25/11/2018, In : BMJ Open. 8, 11 p., 026531.

Developing a study intervention: a realist review and consensus workshops to develop the namaste care intervention for people with advanced dementia prior to a feasibility study using a cluster randomised controlled trial in nursing care homes. Walshe, C. E., Preston, N. J., Patel, S. & Froggatt, K. A., 1/03/2018, In : BMJ Supportive and Palliative Care. 8, p. A27-A282 p.

The role of membrane potential dynamics in cell behaviours: investigating the membrane potential dynamics in the Jurkat and HMEC-1 cell lines using the continuous wavelet transform. Patel, S., 2016, Lancaster University. 301 p