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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 Health Experiences Research Group, Department of Primary Health Care, University of Oxford since 2001.
We would like to thank Duncan Young (ICU consultant) and Debbie Bennell (ICU nurse) and all the participants and health professionals who helped us with this research.
Consultant Physician, Critical Care Unit, Broomfield Hospital, Chelmsford
Colin and Andrea Ballard
Director, Intensive Care National Audit & Research Centre (ICNARC)
Retired Intensive Care Consultant and Barrister
ICU Follow-up Sister, Royal Berkshire Hospital, Reading
DIPEx Steering Group member
Lecturer in Health Sciences, University of Essex
Consultant in Intensive Care Medicine, Imperial College London, Hammersmith Hospital, London
Chair, Research Director, Health Experiences Research Group, Department of Primary Health Care, University of Oxford.
ICNARC-Intensive Care National Audit & Research Centre