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I am aVisiting Academic with the School of Primary Care, Population Sciences and Medical Education and a GP trainee working in Dorset. I completed a Master’s in Public Health and International Development during intercalated year from my medical degree, and gained an insight into Public Health research whilst carrying out projects in Kenya and Ghana.

Since qualification I have pursued an interest in quality improvement and clinical research within my hospital medicine training. I decided to focus on Primary Care research to complement both my academic and clinical interest as a medical generalist.

I am interested in research promoting self-management of disease and I am involved with the Empathica Trial (Expectation Management for Patients in Primary Care: Developing and Feasibility Testing a New Digital Intervention for Practitioners). I will be carrying out patient interviews to understand further the role of expectation management within the consultation.


MBCHB, University of Sheffield 2012

Master’s in Public Health and International Development, University of Sheffield 2012


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Dr Emily Lyness
Faculty of Medicine, Room AB215, Mailpoint 801, South Academic Block, University Hospital Southampton, Tremona Road, Southampton, SO16 6YD
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