Liz Perkins was appointed as a Council Member of the QNI in 2009.
She holds the William Rathbone VI Chair of Community Nursing and is also the Director of the Health and Community Care Research Unit at the University of Liverpool.
She did a degree in Nursing Sciences at the University of Hull before going on to complete a Masters and PhD in Community Medicine. Since then she has been working in the field of health and social care research.
Her primary research interest is in patient and professional communication and decision making.