Heart attack care study development

We are looking for people with kidney disease who have previously suffered a heart attack, to help design and run a study looking at heart attack care in the UK. We are hoping to find out whether people with kidney disease receive the best possible care after a heart attack, and if not, why not, and what we could do to improve this.

We are hoping to find 6-8 people with kidney disease who would be interested in forming a small committee to advise on this research. Involvement would include virtual meetings (by phone or videoconferencing) every 6-9 months.

Topics discussed at the meetings could include:

  • How to encourage other people with kidney disease to take part in interviews.
  • How to ask questions about heart attack in a sensitive manner.
  • Which parts of heart attack care are most important to you.

We would sometimes ask you to read patient information sheets and suggest ways to make them more readable and interesting. You don’t have to have any special skills to do take part, other than enthusiasm! You would be reimbursed for your time and any expenses.

This research is being run by Jemima Scott, as part of her PhD. Whilst not doing research she works as a trainee kidney doctor in Bristol, and also looks after two small children. She works part-time so amishoping to find people that would be happy to stay involved for the next 3-4 years.

If you would like to take part in this patient group, or would like more information, please contact Jemima via email jemima.scott@bristol.ac.uk before July 30th. Thank you.

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