Director of Research at Haemnet.
Since becoming a state registered nurse in 1981, Dr Khair has gained a number of other professional qualifications including state registration in paediatric nursing, a master’s degree in anthropology, a City and Guilds master’s degree in higher levels of practice, several modules in advanced nursing and a PhD in health and social care. Kate is an advocate of the nurse’s role in the multi-disciplinary team, is the past chair of the nurses committee of the WFH, a founding Trustee of Haemnet and the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Haemophilia Practice.
Dr Khair worked in the haemophilia centre at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children from 1991 as a consultant nurse. In 2018 she moved to the Centre for Outcomes Research and Experience in Children’s Health Illness and Disability (ORCHID) as a clinical academic to use her academic time to continue her work into outcomes research in haemophilia and bleeding disorders as well as to support PhD students in health research.
At Haemnet, Kate continues to support ongoing research in the bleeding disorders field, including working with the Haemophilia Society and supporting PhD students who are researching new treatments and pain experiences in people with haemophilia.