Natalie King

Natalie King


Natalie is an Information Specialist in the Academic Unit of Health Economics (AUHE) and is a member of the Test Evaluation Group. She joined AUHE in June 2015 after 7 years working in the NHS as a Clinical Librarian. She is responsible for delivering literature searches for projects and provides support with reference management and current awareness tools. She also has a broad background in biomedical research having worked as a Research Assistant on a number of projects at Universities in Australia and the UK.

You can find out more about our information services and support for research on the AUHE information specialists website

Current and Recent Research

Natalie provides advice and literature searches as part of the following external research collaborations:

Below is a selection of research projects Natalie provides Information Specialist services for:

  • ESRC. Community dialogues in Bangladesh: preventing and controlling antibiotic resistance in Bangladesh
  • NIHR HS&DR CONTRAST: Establishing components of interventions to reduce restrictive practices with children and young people: an evidence synthesis
  • NIHR HS&DR. SafetyNet. Do networked information technologies improve patient safety? A realist synthesis
  • Macmillan. Systematic review of effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of digital supportive interventions for people with cancer that cannot be cured (joint project with Leeds Beckett University)
  • MS Society. CRIMSON: Considering Risk and benefits In Multiple Sclerosis treatment selection
  • Early Economic Evaluations for the Test Evaluation Group (TEG)
  • LU Pump priming projects:-
    • A scoping review of the diagnostic literature for venous leg ulceration
    • A meta-analysis of cognitive-based behaviour change techniques as interventions to improve medication adherence: project update and novel application of the Behaviour Change Technique (BCT) Taxonomy
    • SmartyPants University of Leeds Crucible project


  • MSc Information Management, Leeds Metropolitan University
  • BSc (Hons) Microbiology, University of Western Australia

Professional memberships

  • Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy

Student education

Teaching Responsibilities:

  • Finding and managing the evidence for your systematic review – PGDip Health Research
  • Literature Searching and Reference Management skills. Dissertation module. MSc Health Informatics
  • Reference Management. Dissertation module MSc Health Informatics, D Clin Psychology, MSc International Health, MPH Health Management, Planning & Policy, MPH Public Health (International),
  • Finding and managing evidence for reviews. Systematic Reviews of Research module. MSc Health Research
  • Finding Economic Evaluations. Health Economics module. MSc Health Research
  • Researchgate & alternative platforms (MRes Medicine, BSc Clinical Sciences)
  • Introduction to Library catalogue and Endnote. MBCHB yr 1
  • CPD & staff training
    • LIHS Mini Masterclasses – LIHS staff and PhD students
    • LICTR CPD sessions, advanced Endnote, advanced literature search techniques (LIHS & LICTR staff)

Research groups and institutes

  • Leeds Institute of Health Sciences
  • Test Evaluation Group
  • Evidence Synthesis Group
  • Health economics
  • Academic Unit of Health Economics