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Chronic Illness and Palliative Care 



Dr Carter's research focus is on communication and decision-making for family carers, the frail elder, and patients within palliative care, in particular, for individuals living with dementia and in the support of patients and family carers who are transitioning to palliative care.

Her work also explores enhancing the provision of support for family carers of individuals living with dementia. The objective of this research focuses on the availability of peer support facilities and specifically on online peer support interventions.

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Dr Carter is open to PhD applications in the fields of:

  • The needs of carers of individuals living with a chronic illness

  • The development of peer led interventions using the Experience Based Co Design.

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School of Nursing and Midwifery

Dr Gillian Carter

 Dr Gillian Carter is a Lecturer in the School of Nursing and Midwifery




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