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Dr Joshua Turner BSc (Hons.) PhD

Research Fellow at the Macmillan Survivorship Research Group (MSRG)

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Dr Joshua Turner is a Research Fellow at the Macmillan Survivorship Research Group (MSRG) within the Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Southampton (UoS).

Josh joined the Macmillan Survivorship Research Group (MSRG) in 2016. His role will be to help manage the day-to-day running of the Macmillan HORIZONS programme which is a cohort study exploring how a diagnosis of cancer and its treatment affects a person’s life over time.

Josh obtained a BSc (Hons) in Psychology from Royal Holloway, University of London and completed his PhD at the Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Southampton. His doctoral research investigated the differences between telephone and face-to-face psychological therapies with regards to patient outcomes and experiences, as well as practitioner experiences and views. The project was contextualised within the Low-intensity service of the Improving Accessing to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) programme. 

Part of the Macmillan Survivorship Research Group

 

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Research interests

  • Cancer survivorship and understanding the impact of cancer diagnosis and treatment on everyday life
  • Quality of life
  • The application of telehealth in mental health services and psychological therapies
  • The experiences and views of patients and practitioners using telehealth

Research project(s)

HORIZONS: a cohort study to explore recovery of health and well-being in adults diagnosed with cancer

Research group

Complex Healthcare Processes

Affiliate research group

Macmillan Survivorship Research Group

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Thesis title: Telephone versus face-to-face psychological therapy in an improving access to psychological therapies (IAPT) low-intensity service: an exploration of practitioners' and patients' experiences and its effectiveness

Supervisors: Dr Jo Brown and Dr Diane Carpenter

Description: This doctoral research project explored the differences between telephone and face-to-face psychological therapies within the context of the IAPT low-intensity service. It examines the effects of these two contact modalities on Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner (PWP) experiences and views, as well as patient outcomes and experiences. It utilised a mixed methods design and also includes an authoethnography chapter.

 

Dr Joshua Turner
Faculty of Health Sciences Student Office University of Southampton Highfield Southampton SO17 1BJ

Room Number:67/2011

Telephone:(023) 8059 7922
Email:J.Turner@soton.ac.uk

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