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.
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Is an anthropologist and obtained her PhD in 1999 from the London School of Economics. She has been a Senior Researcher for Healthtalkonline since 2001, and has conducted around 300 qualitative interviews across the UK on various health topics.
co-researcher on the breast cancer module. Julie is an experienced health services researcher specialising in qualitative research. She has an MSc in Social Research from the University of Surrey. Her main interest is cancer and she has worked on Healthtalkonline cancer studies since 2000.
Medical Sociologist, Lancaster University
Breast Cancer Care
Cancerbackup Breast Care Nurse
Breast Cancer Patient
Professor Michael Baum
Department of Oncology, University College
Macmillan Cancer Support
NHS Direct Online