Dr Twiddy as a number of research interests
1. Living with chronic illness and the supportive care needs of patients and carers.
2. Improving recruitment and retention to clinical trials through the application of qualitative methods to understand patient and staff perspectives of trial design, new interventions/surgical approaches and how these are embedded into clinical practice.
3. The use of Mixed Methods approaches in health research.
Dr Twiddy welcomes PhD/MSc applications in the areas of:
Clinical trial design
Chronic illness management
Patient and Public Involvement
Current PhD students
Jessica Drinkwater - Participatory research to strengthen the role of patient and public involvement in general practice service improvement (co-supervisor)
Wendy Burton - The development and evaluation of an optimisation strategy to support children’s centres to implement a public health programme (co-supervisor )
Hayley Crane - A qualitative study comparing the outcomes of through the knee and above the knee amputation (co-supervisor)
Evangelos Ntanopoulos - Emerging environmental contaminants and health inequalities.
Dr Santanu Acharya (MSc. 2011)
Claire Mitchell (D.Clin, Psychol, 2013)
Dr Nichola Aspinall (MSc. 2013)
Cheryl Craigs (PhD, 2015)
Saja Al Reyes (PhD, 2015)
Louise Johnson (D. Clin, Psychol. 2015)
Dr Nery Forester (MSc. 2016)