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Tracy Watts - Patient Development Lead
Patient Development Lead

Tracy is the patient education lead for the team; she works closely with patients who live with long term conditions and is a recognised expert in self-management.

She also works closely with clinicians, supporting them to identify ways to build productive partnerships with their patients.

Tracy’s background is health, as a registered nurse but she has also worked across other sectors which has enabled her to develop her strong facilitation, training and negotiating skills. She has a good level of insight into the complexities of delivering SMS and how to overcome obstacles and problems within the healthcare system. 

Tracy is PRINCE 2 trained and has delivered complex projects across primary and secondary care

Tracy has written a number of patient education programmes where the focus is on self management and has more recently launched a patient self management e-learning module. She is health foundation fellow and blogs on the subject on a regular basis.

Manuscripts in preparation

Early F, Cafarella P, Watts T, Fuld J, Effing T.  “Application of the Taxonomy of Behaviour Change Techniques in an enhanced pulmonary rehabilitation programme”

You can read some of her blogs by following the links below: