Research themes

Explore the research undertaken by the Centre.

Self-management of health problems

Our research addresses the self-management of long term health conditions such as diabetes, cardiovascular problems, musculoskeletal pain, depression, cancer; end of life care; common mental health problems.

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Promoting person-centred care

Our research asks questions about patients’ ‘experiences’ of the care they receive and the ‘activities’ of health professionals that promote person-centred healthcare.

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Physical Activity and Health

We are investigating the role of physical activity in improving health outcomes.

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Work and Health

Our research underpins the development and application of a biopsychosocial or a ‘whole systems’ approach to preventing prolonged sickness absence and work disability, a leading global public health concern.

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