Helping patients to manage their own conditions
Why this research:
Cardiovascular diseases, such as stroke, are the leading cause of death and disability in the UK and internationally. Supporting people to manage their own care has the potential to improve their health outcomes without increasing overall costs to the NHS (
Work streams in this research area:
Commercialisation of a self-monitoring / management app for the general population with high blood pressure.
Trial of implementing a self-monitoring / management intervention across 32 GP practices throughout the Thames Valley.
Development of an NHS digital intervention to promote self-management in cardiovascular morbidity in pregnancy.
Pilot trial of a digital intervention for self-management in pregnancy.
Career development of Early and Mid-career Researchers and DPhil Students.