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Dr Ruth Riley

Dr Ruth Riley

Dr Ruth Riley
BSc(Hons), MSc, PhD

Senior Research Associate

Area of research

Improving Access to Support for GPs

Office 2.09 Mon/Tue
Canynge Hall,
39 Whatley Road, Bristol BS8 2PS
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Tel. +44 (0) 117 928 7296

Research summary

Research Summary

I am an applied social scientist with a background in psychology and medical sociology.  I am a mixed-method researcher but my predominant interest and experience lie in undertaking qualitative research to explore patients’ and professionals’ views and experiences within healthcare settings. I have had a longstanding interest in mental health, professional-patient communication, patient-centred care and holistic approaches to health care in primary and secondary care.  I am also committed to undertaking research with marginalised or socially excluded communities to address inequalities in health.

Other topics of research interest include: emotion work; patient-centred and narrative based medicine ...

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