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Alison Chapple is a medical sociologist. She has worked at the University of Oxford since 2000 as a Senior Research Fellow and Research Lecturer. She obtained her PhD in 1997 from the University of Manchester. She conducted all except one of the interviews and did the data analysis with the help of Sue Ziebland.
Associate Professor in Mental Health, School of Nursing Queen’s Medical Centre, University of Nottingham
Research Fellow/Sociologist, Dept of Social Medicine, Bristol University
Trustee of PAPYRUS 1997-2007
Compassionate Friends: National co-coordinator of Shadow of Suicide and a founder member and trustee of PAPYRUS
Consultant Psychiatrist, Warneford Hospital, University of Oxford
ConsultantPsychiatrist & Director of the Centre for Suicide Research, University of Oxford
Detective ChiefSuperintendent, West Yorkshire Police
Survivors of Bereavement by Suicide
Coordinator Chairman - Rethink in Oxfordshire
Senior Policy Advisor, Department of Health
Researcher & Coordinator, Centre for Suicide Research, University of Oxford
Coroner’s Officer and author of The Coroner's Investigators'
Writer and Counsellor
Research Director, Health Experiences Research Group, Department of Primary Health Care, University of Oxford.
The Department of Health