Dr Nat Wright is a GP practising in Leeds and currently employed by Spectrum CIC, a primary health care social enterprise, as the Clinical Research Director for Transform Research Alliance.
The Alliance brings together twelve social enterprises to build research capacity and capability in the member organisations. Prior to starting his current post, he held senior NHS clinical management positions for approximately 15 years whilst working in both community drug and prison healthcare services. For the last 20 years he has sat on a number of national and international committees involved in raising the quality of healthcare provision to vulnerable groups.
He is currently the training lead in illicit substance misuse for the Royal College of General Practitioners. He holds Honorary Associate Professor titles at Leeds and Nottingham Universities. He is both a Clinical Lead and the Primary Care Specialty Lead for UK National Institute for Health Research Yorkshire and Humber Clinical Research Network. His passion is contributing to the evidence base to inform ongoing improvement in primary health care services for the benefit of vulnerable patients.