Caring for someone with a terminal illness
Fiona Barlow is a medical sociologist and counsellor. She is a National Cancer Action Team research fellow working in the Health Experiences Research Group. She and Julie Evans conducted the interviews and did the data analysis.
Julie Evans is an experienced qualitative researcher who has worked on Healthtalkonline studies for over ten years, primarily in cancer. She and Fiona Barlow conducted the interviews and did the analysis.
Chair: Sue Ziebland
Health Experiences Research Group, University of Oxford
Assistant Director, Marie Curie Cancer Care (until April 2011)
Head of Carers Services and Engagement, Marie Curie Cancer Care
Cochrane Research Fellow, Marie Curie Palliative Care Research Unit
GP, Oxford (until April 2011)
Senior Research Fellow, University of Edinburgh Medical School
Honorary Consultant in Palliative Medicine, Oxford
Specialist Social Worker, Sobell House Hospice, Oxford
Clinical Nurse Specialist, Sobell House Hospice, Oxford
Head of Partnerships & External Relations, Crossroads Care
Thanks to all those who were interviewed, to those who helped us recruit participants, to our advisory panel and to our research assistants, Abi Eccles and Kate Neal, who helped with data management and project delivery, and to Kristina Bennert, Carol Dumelow and Clare Mortimer for help with topic summaries.