Maryanne and her innovation, the Non-Injectable Arterial Connector (NIC), were supported by the NIA from 2015-2018.

Maryanne is Clinical Research Fellow at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Kings Lynn and Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge. She undertook a Doctorate at the University of Cambridge relating to Patient Safety in the NHS and is specifically researched errors in healthcare and the use of engineered solutions to prevent never events or serious adverse events.

Maryanne was awarded an MBE in 2019.

The NIC is the only arterial connector in clinical use which prevents wrong route drug administration into the arterial line