Miss Natasha Keates

Miss Natasha Keates

School of Health Professions (Faculty of Health)



NIHR Clinical Academic Fellow

ENT Specialist Registrar (ST4)


BMBS - Peninsula Medical School

PGDip Medical Education - Cardiff University

MSc Surgical Sciences - Edinburgh University

Professional membership

Honorary University Fellow - University Hospitals Plymouth

Member of the academy of Medical Educators

Fellow of the Higher Education Academy

Member of the Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh

Roles on external bodies

Vice President and regional representative - Association of Surgeons in Training



Research interests

ENT and Medical Education




  • Named collaborator: Epistaxis 2016: national audit of management, The Journal of Laryngology & Otology (Published 2017)
  • Named collaborator: Epistaxis and Mortality, The Journal of Laryngology & Otology (Published 2018)
  • Named collaborator: National prospective observational study of inpatient management of adults with epistaxis - a National Trainee Research Collaborative delivered investigation, Journal of Rhinology (Published 2019)
  • 2nd Author Case report: A florid paranasal sinus reaction from a systemic disease. European Annals of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Diseases (Published 2018)

Internet Publications

  • 1st Author Audit report: Complications for Intra-capsular Coblation Tonsillectomy vs Dissection Tonsillectomy: A local Hospital’s Experience, The Journal of Day Surgery (Published 2019)


  • Intra capsular tonsillectomy vs dissection tonsillectomy - Asit 2019 (International)
  • Introduction to ENT course: Does it prepare doctors for hospital at night cross-cover? 2018 NET Conference, (International)
  • A survival Guide: The ENT SHO On-Call June, 2017, London Royal Society of Medicine (National)



Conferences organised

Regional NIHR ENT Trainees Research Conference

ASiT Conference 21 - Plenary Chair

Other academic activities

ASiT Surgical Summit 20 - Plenary Chair