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Conference speaker

 Catherine Pope


Catherine Pope


University of Oxford, UK

Talk: The tricky task of triage in Emergency and Urgent Care

Catherine is Professor of Medical Sociology at the University of Oxford. She has been a driving force in the development and use of qualitative research methods in applied health research, and is co-editor of the highly successful textbook  ‘Pope and Mays’ Qualitative research in health care (4th edition 2020).

She has published over 200 peer reviewed conference and journal papers. Her research interests encompass explaining how digital health technologies ‘really work’, and understanding workforce reconfiguration, work and practice, and the organisation of health services, particularly primary, urgent and emergency care. She is a fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences and NIHR Senior Investigator.