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Alex has a background in psychology (University of Ioannina, Greece) and holds an MSc degree in Psychology and Counselling from the University of Sheffield, and a PGDiploma in Counselling from Strathclyde University. Alex completed his PhD degree (funded by the National Institute of Health Research) at Peninsula College of Medicine and Dentistry (Institute of Health Services Research, Universities of Exeter and Plymouth). Before joining the Primary Care Unit Alex was working as a Research and Commissioner Manager at Healthwatch Essex, a charity organisation that aims to collect and represent peoples’ experiences of health, illness and care. In addition to his research work, Alex has worked as a counsellor in academic and NHS settings.
Alex’s main work is focused on care quality and patient safety research. He is also interested in exploring the role and function of information and communication technologies in healthcare and how such technologies can improve the quality of care that patients receive. He has been involved in a variety of mixed methods research projects taking place in clinical, health, social care, and criminal justice settings. His research interests include care quality improvement and evaluation, elder and palliative care, offenders’ (mental) health, emergency and urgent care, and information and communication technologies in healthcare.
Georgiadis, A. (2017). The health care experiences of homeless people in Essex. Feering: Healthwatch Essex.
Georgiadis, A., & McPherson, S. (2017). The lived experience of self-care in mental health in Essex. Feering: Healthwatch Essex.
Georgiadis, A., & Corrigan, O. (2017). The experience of transitional care for non-medically complex older adults and their family caregivers. Global Qualitative Nursing Research, 3, 1-10. doi: 10.1177/2333393617696687.
Corrigan, C., Georgiadis, A., Davies, A., Lane, P. Speed, E., et al. (2016). Healthwatch Essex Insights: A study of hospital discharge in Essex. Feering: Healthwatch Essex.
Georgiadis, A., Corrigan, C., & Speed, E. (2016). Frontline healthcare staffs’ experiences of complex discharge planning: an ethnographic study. Ethics & Behavior. doi:10.1080/10508422.2016.1200977
Georgiadis, A., Byng, R., Coomber, R., & Quinn, C. (2016). The social, relational and mental health characteristics of justice-involved men in the south-west England. The Journal of Forensic Psychiatry & Psychology. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14789949.2016.1237538
Honorary Fellow, Plymouth University Peninsula Medical School, UK.
Honorary Fellow, Quality of Life Technologies Lab, University of Geneva, Switzerland.
National Institute of Health Research (NIHR) Reviewer Development Scheme