Screening for unrecognised heart valve disease
Louise has a PhD in social policy from LSE (1998) and joined the Health Experiences Research Group, Department of Primary Health Care, University of Oxford in 2003. She is now Deputy Research Director for the group. Louise is also Health Experiences Fellow for the National Institute for Health Research Biomedical Research Centre in Oxford.
Anne-Marie is a Qualitative Researcher at the Health Experiences Research Group, Department of Primary Health Care, University of Oxford. She has a background in psychology and her research interests include acquired disability with a specific focus on brain injury.
Dr Bernard Prendergast
Consultant Cardiologist, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust
Dr Joanna d’Arcy
Clinical Research Fellow, Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Oxford and Cardiology Registrar, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust
Dr Helen Salisbury
GP and medical adviser, Health Experiences Research Group
Thanks to all those who were interviewed, and the research team from the heart valve screening study who helped us recruit participants.
The NIHR Biomedical Research Centre Oxford is a partnership between the University of Oxford and Oxford University Hospitals, funded by the National Institute for Health Research.
National Institute for Health Research
Oxford Biomedical Research Centre
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