I am a research fellow at the University of Southampton, Faculty of Health Sciences working as a qualitative researcher on a longitudinal study, interviewing patients with Parkinson’s disease as part of a larger trial called PDSAFE. I graduated in 1994 with a BA (Hons) in Social and Educational Studies and Art and a BSc (Hons) Psychology in 2009. I have an MPhil in Applied Social Science. I’m studying for a PhD and looking at ‘Making online health interventions engaging for people with varying levels of education and health literacy’.
In her first guest blog Ali Rowsell, a research fellow at the University of Southampton, Faculty of Health Sciences, discussed a longitudinal qualitative study on understanding why people may or may not engage in activities following total joint replacement.[read the full story...]