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Louise has a PhD in social policy from LSE (1998) and joined the Health Experiences Research Group, Department of Primary Health Care, University of Oxford in 2003. She is now Deputy Research Director for the group. Louise is also Health Experiences Fellow for the National Institute for Health Research Biomedical Research Centre in Oxford.
Anne-Marie is a Qualitative Researcher at the Health Experiences Research Group, Department of Primary Health Care, University of Oxford. She has a background in psychology and her research interests include acquired disability with a specific focus on brain injury.
Thanks to all those who were interviewed, and the researchers, consultants and nurses who helped us recruit participants, particularly staff involved in biobanking at the Oxford Radcliffe Hospitals Trust.
The NIHR Biomedical Research Centre Oxford is a partnership between the University of Oxford and Oxford Radcliffe Hospitals, funded by the National Institute for Health Research.
Nurse Manager, Clinical Research Unit , Oxford Centre for Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism
Lay representative and member of the Oxford Biomedical Research Centre Public Engagement Group
Deputy Manager, Clinical Research Unit , Oxford Centre for Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism
Deputy Manager, Clinical Research Unit , Oxford Centre for Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism Lay representative and member of the Oxford Biomedical Research Centre Public Engagement Group
GP and medical adviser, Health Experiences Research Group
Programme Director, Tissue Banking and Cohorts Theme, Oxford Biomedical Research Centre
Lay representative and retired consultant anaesthetist
Cancer Research UK Consultant Nurse, Oxford Cancer Centre
Oxford Biomedical Research Centre
National Institute for Health Research