Sarah joined the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Southampton as a Senior Research Fellow in 2016 and has extensive experience carrying out research into care for people with long-term neurological conditions.
Sarah’s research often focuses on the patient perspective and she is keen to increase the participation of patients from communities whose voices have traditionally been less heard within research. She has an interest in qualitative and interpretivist approaches to health research and maximising the potential of mixed methods research designs.
She is currently working on projects that investigate the factors and events that influence care requirements for persons living with long-term neurological conditions (Neuro LTC); and the benefit and challenges associated with the use of digital and remote care for people with long-term neurological conditions (Neuro Online, Neuro Digital Outpatients).
The reasons for acute hospital admissions among people with Parkinson’s disease are well documented. However, understanding of crises that are managed in the community is comparatively lacking. Most existing literature...
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