Carole is a research assistant on the Marie-Curie funded Support Needs for Patients (2) Study developing and testing an intervention to support the delivery of person-centred care for people with long term conditions, together with colleagues from the University of East Anglia and the Centre for Family Research. Previously she worked on the Living with Breathlessness and SNAP1 studies and was one of the Principal Investigators on the I’m Fine study. She is also currently studying for a PhD looking at how SNAP supports patient identification and expression of need.
Carole has previously worked as a social worker across a range of settings. She has a degree in Economic and Social History from St Andrews and an MSc in Applied Social Studies from Oxford.
Person centered care/long-term conditions/supportive and palliative care
Carole currently supervises on the first-year medicine course ‘The Social Context of Health and Illness’.
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