Femke joined the Trust as Research Intern in April 2016 and stayed until July 2016. Her work examined hospital readmissions as an indicator of quality of care. During her internship at the Trust she compared readmission patterns between England and the Netherlands to assess the influence health systems have on readmission patterns.
As part of her Bachelor in Biomedical Sciences at Radboud University (Nijmegen, the Netherlands), Femke completed a Bachelor Internship abroad as part of the Honours Academy Programme. She has a particular interest in health systems and quality of care and commenced a Masters in Biomedical Sciences at the Radboud University in September 2016.