Chronic Illness and Palliative Care
Professor Thompson's research focuses on understanding the experiences, concerns and needs of people (patients, partners and families) with cardiovascular disease.
He conducts mainly clinical trials, systematic reviews and meta-analyses; designs and evaluates early brief interventions; and develops and validates patient-generated outcome measures.
The objective of his research is to generate new thinking on, and novel interventions and care models for, coping with chronic cardiovascular disease.
Professor Thompson is open to PhD applications in the fields of;
Cardiovascular disease prevention
Health outcome measurement
All methodological approaches welcome
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PUBLIC OUTREACH AND KEY ACHIEVEMENTS
PhD Title: The effectiveness of the Optimal Health Program in people with stroke and their carers
Name: Catherine Brasier
Years of Study: 2015-present
Alumni: where are they now?
PhD Title: A trial of a family-based education program for heart failure patients in rural Thailand
Years of Study: 2012-2016
Current position: Professor, Suratthani Rajabhat University
PhD Title: Development and testing of a self-help manual for Chinese patients after acute myocardial infarction
Years of Study: 2003-2007
Current position: Professor, National University of Singapore
PhD Title: Evaluation of a strategy for the assessment of patients with chest pain of likely cardiac origin admitted to a coronary care unit
Years of Study: 1995-1998
Current position: Professor, Kingston University and St George’s, University of London