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.
Dr Kate Field
Is a historian specialising in the history of medicine and oral history. She worked in publishing, television and radio before taking up academic research. Obtained a D.Phil at the University of Oxford 2002. Joined the Health Experiences Research Group, Department of Primary Health Care, University of Oxford as a Senior Researcher 2003.
We would like to thank the women and men who shared their experiences with us. We also thank members of the Advisory Panel for support and encouragement throughout the project.
Dr Ann McPherson
Medical Director - Health Experiences Research Group, Department of Primary Health Care, University of Oxford.
Dr Louise Locock
Senior Qualitative Researcher - Health Experiences Research Group, Department of Primary Health Care, University of Oxford.
Dr Margaret Denman
GP, Marston Medical Centre, Oxford
Dr Patricia Boyd
Clinical Geneticist & Senior Clinical Research Fellow, National Perinatal Epidemiology Unit.
Senior Research Associate, Centre for Family Research, University of Cambridge.
Director, Antenatal Results and Choices (ARC)
Director, Concept Communications and founder Director of ARC.
Mr Lawrence Impey
Consultant in Obstetrics & Fetal Medicine, The John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford.
Mrs Pat Ward
National Programme Director for Down's syndrome & Fetal Anomaly ultrasound screening to the UK National Screening Committee.
Ms Deborah Dellar
Ms Katie Goodyer
UK National Screening Committee