Who made this seeing the GP: Advice and tips for young people resource?

Suman Prinjha

Suman has a PhD in Anthropology from the LSE (1999) and joined the Health Experiences Research Group in 2001. She has conducted over 400 qualitative interviews and completed 11 Healthtalk studies. Her research interests include breast cancer, intensive care, and BME health.

Research assistants
Thanks to research assistants Keira Pratt-Boyden, Anasztazia Gubijev and Thuy Phan, and to medical student Joanna Klaptocz.

We would like to thank everyone who took part in the interviews for giving their time and experiences. We are grateful to everyone who supported this study, and to Marian Davis (GP, Chair of the RCGP Adolescent Health Group and member of AYPH Advisory Council) for feedback on some of the topic summaries. We are especially grateful to Ciaran Prendergast (Deputy Head Teacher) and the following organisations for their support with recruitment:

CHILYPEP (Children and Young People’s Empowerment Project), Sheffield
NHS England Youth Forum
The Participation People, London
Step Forward, London
Royal Society for Public Health

Advisory panel

Assistant Professor Helen Atherton
Assistant Professor in Primary Care, Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick

Vanessa Eade
Project Administrator, Health Experiences Research Group, University of Oxford

Marie Findlay
Membership and Marketing Assistant, Royal Society for Public Health

Anasztazia Gubijev
Research Associate, Institute of Women’s Health, Reproductive Health, University College London

Nicola Gray
Independent Pharmacist Researcher; Trustee, Association for Young People’s Health

Jo Kidd
Communications Manager, DIPEx

Professor Louise Locock  
Director of Applied Research, Health Experiences Research Group, University of Oxford

Emma Rigby
Chief Executive, Association for Young People’s Health

Dr Sara Ryan
Senior Research Lead, Health Experiences Research Group, University of Oxford

Dr Helen Salisbury  
GP and Medical Advisor, Health Experiences Research Group, University of Oxford

Simon Stones
Interview participant; Patient Research Ambassador, NIHR Clinical Research Network

Young People’s Advisory Panel
Fran Critchlow
Rowan Munson
Simon Stones
Aphra Tulip
Sebastien Williams

Supported by:
The research was funded by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Oxford Biomedical Research Centre based at Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust and University of  Oxford. The views expressed are those of the authors and not necessarily those of the NHS, the NIHR or the Department of Health.

Grant Holders
Professor Louise Locock