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Medicine
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(023) 8059 1767
Email:
S.Newman@soton.ac.uk

Mrs Sonia Newman BSc Midwifery, PGDip Public Health Practice [SCPHN]

Patient & Public Involvement Officer, Research Nurse

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Sonia Newman is a Patient and Public Involvement Officer (PPI) and also a Research Nurse on the ATLANTIS study within the School of Primary Care, Population Sciences and Medical Education at the University of Southampton.

Sonia began her career in Women and Children's Health in 1996 and is a registered Midwife and Health Visitor. She has many years of working with families of young children. She moved into research in 2015, working at the NIHR Evaluation, Trials and Studies Coordinating Centre (NETSCC) as a Senior Research Assistant within the Health Technology Assessment (HTA) programme, specifically Women and Children's Health panel, identifying and developing research questions for the commissioned work stream. As part of this role, she took on the temporary responsibility of PPI Lead. Sonia has worked as a Research Midwife on a large international clinical trial and also led and facilitated several community paediatric research studies for Solent NHS Trust.

Sonia's current role as PPI Officer facilitates and supports students and researchers with PPI in their projects and oversees the support of public contributors.

For PPI she can be contacted at s.newman@soton.ac.uk Tel: 02380 591767 Internal: 21767 and for the ATLANTIS study she can be contacted at Atlantis@soton.ac.uk Tel: 02380 591741 Internal: 21741 Mobile: 07771442456.

 

 

Research interests

Sonia’s research interests include maternal mental health and eczema management in infants.

 

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Research group

Primary Care, Population Sciences and Medical Education

Affiliate research group

Research project(s)

The Atlantis study: Amitriptyline at Low-dose and Titrated for Irritable Bowel Syndrome as Second-line Treatment: A Double-blind Placebo-controlled Trial

Amitriptyline at Low-dose and Titrated for Irritable Bowel Syndrome as Second-line Treatment: A Double-blind Placebo-controlled Trial

Sonia Newman has written a blog 'Spaces for PPI Peer Support' for the NIHR School for Primary Care Research 7 October 2019.

Mrs Sonia Newman
Primary Care and Population Sciences
Aldermoor Health Centre
Aldermoor Close
Southampton
SO16 5ST

Room Number: 9590 AHC/Room 143/S2

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