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.
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 over 300 qualitative interviews across the UK on various health topics.
We would like to thank Paulette Pratt (health writer) who helped us with recruitment, and all the participants and health professionals who helped us with this research. We would also like to thank Teressa Tymkewycz (specialist nurse) for providing the medical information clips for this section.
Dr Jennie Jewitt-Harris
Freelance Consultant; Founder and chairman of Transplant Links Community (TLC)
PhD Student, University of Liverpool
Professor Kathy Rowan
Development Manager, Transplant Support Network
Organ donation specialist nurse, NHSBT
Trustee, Donor Family Network
Professor Sue Ziebland
Research Director and Chair
Dr. Rachel Miller
HTO Steering Group member
Mr. Roberto A. S. Cacciola
Consultant Transplant Surgeon, Royal London Hospital
Wallee Mc Donnell
ICNARC - Intensive Care National Audit & Research Centre