We are very grateful to all the participants who shared their experiences for this project.
Thanks also to Claire Anderson for her work as ‘research buddy’, and to Sue Ziebland, Helen Salisbury, Andrew Herxheimer, Tony Avery and the members of the advisory panel. Also to Tina Colletta who transcribed all the interviews.
Special thanks to colleagues in the Health Experiences Research Group for all their support and encouragement.
Sue Ziebland, Chair
Research Director, Health Experiences Research Group.
Professor of Social Pharmacy, University of Nottingham
Professor of Primary Health Care, University of Nottingham
Trustee of DIPEx Charity, Clinical pharmacologist,
Emeritus Fellow, UK Cochrane Centre
Interim Director of Health Experiences Institute, University of Oxford
Senior Clinical Research Fellow and Professor of Epidemiological Psychiatry, University of Oxford.
Senior Lecturer, University of Bath
President, College of Mental Health Pharmacy
Interview participant and lay panel member
Lay panel member
PhD student and voluntary mental health worker
NIHR Research Fellow, University of Bristol
Director, Oxfordshire MIND
Head of Research, Mental Health Foundation
Community Psychiatric Nurse (CPN), Oxfordshire Mental Health Trust.
Independent Healthcare Consultant
Member, NICE Quality Standards Advisory Committee
Strategist, Policital aide, Time to Change ambassador
Mark Rice Oxley
International News Editor at The Guardian
Author of 'Underneath the Lemon Tree', a memoir of depression and recovery
The NIHR School for Primary Care Research