Welcome. Healthtalkonline, an award-winning charity website, lets you share in other people's experiences of health and illness. This information is based on qualitative research into patient experiences led by experts at the University of Oxford.
We are very grateful for all the help and support we have received in producing this module.
Senior Qualitative Researcher, is a social anthropologist. She has worked in health research, refugee studies and gender relations in the academic and voluntary sectors for the last ten years. She obtained her D.Phil from the University of Oxford in 2000.
We would like to give special thanks to all the people who took part making this research possible, to Professor John Wass who provided
additional help & the National Osteoporosis Society for their help with recruitment.
Dr Karen Barker
Physiotherapist, Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre, Oxford.
Dr Ashok Bhalla
Consultant Rheumatologist, Royal National Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases, Bath
Ms Gloria Gorman
Dr Sally Hope
General Practitioner, Woodstock Surgery, Oxford
Ms Sue Hind
Specialist nurse – Osteoporosis Service, Derby City General Hospital. Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases, Bath
Dr Jacqueline Shipley
Senior Physicist, Clinical Measurement Department, Royal National
Dr Mike Stone
Consultant Geriatrician, Academic Centre, Llandough Hospital, Llandough.
Ms Julia Thomson
Specialist Information Nurse, National Osteoporosis Society, Camerton, Bath
Research Director - Health Experiences Research Group, Department of Primary Health Care, University of Oxford.
Many thanks from the DIPEx charity