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The Research Team

We are a multi-disciplinary group which includes a public representative. The team includes people with different types of work roles in the NHS. We are based in the London, the South East and the West Midlands. In addition, the study has an overall study advisory group (which includes public representatives) as well as public and patient panels in London and the West Midlands.

The research team members are:

Vari Drennan - Professor in Health Care and Policy Research , Kingston University & St. George’s University of London.
Vari leads the research team.

Philip Begg - Executive Director of Strategy and Transformation, the Royal Orthopaedic Hospital Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust and Professor, University of Birmingham

Sally Brearley - Fellow in Patient and Public Involvement, Kingston University & St. George’s University of London

Simon de Lusignan - Professor of Primary Care & Clinical Informatics/Chair in Health Care Management, University of Surrey and a General Practitioner

James Ennis - Lecturer, University of Birmingham and Physician Associate

Jonathan Gabe - Professor of Sociology, Royal Holloway, University of London

Heather Gage - Professor of Health Economics, the University of Surrey

Robert Grant - Senior lecturer in Health and Social Care Statistics, Kingston University & St. George’s University of London

Mary Halter - Senior Research Fellow, Kingston University & St. George’s University of London

Laura Nice - Research Associate, University of Birmingham

Jim Parle - Professor of Primary Care and Course Director for the Physician Assistant PGDip programme, University of Birmingham, and General Practitioner

Morro Touray - Research Fellow in Health Economics, University of Surrey

Carly Wheeler - Research Associate, Kingston University & St. George’s University of London