Health & Wellbeing in Adulthood and Later Life

This research theme brings together the expertise from the School of Allied Health Professions, Nursing and Midwifery in exploring health and wellbeing across the lifecourse, with an emphasis on clinical practice, policy and practice, and an underpinning ethos on social justice.

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Our interdisciplinary strengths build upon existing skills in qualitative, quantitative and mixed methods research. Previous research across the lifecourse has included the effects of visual and communication difficulties; evaluating the impact of interventions designed to improve health and wellbeing; care and family relationships, identity and intimacy; later life, frailty and co-morbidities; as well as palliative and end of life care. The ‘health and wellbeing in adulthood and later life’ research theme aims to develop opportunities for knowledge exchange, collaboration, and innovation through a range of activities including seminars, workshops, Patient & Public Involvement (PPI) and grant capture.

Current examples of our research:

Theme membership is open to any member of staff including PGRs. The following provides a link to staff involved currently involved:

Staff Links

If you would like to be added, please email us as below with your details, research interest and link to your UoS profile.

Please contact Fiona Wilson or Gemma Arblaster for further details (  and

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