Dr Dorothy Wade

Manchester Central
9 - 10 July 2018

Speaker

Dr Dorothy Wade

Dr Dorothy Wade

, , University College London Hospitals Foundation Trust , Chartered Health Psychologist in the Critical Care Unit

Dorothy Wade is a chartered health psychologist working with patients, families and staff in the critical care department at University College Hospital, London. She is a registered practitioner psychologist, and has a PhD in psychology and health care evaluation from University College London. She represents psychology on UK and European critical care bodies, and has worked with NICE on the role of psychology in rehabilitation after critical illness.
She frequently writes and speaks about the psychological impact and outcomes of critical care, with emphasis on acute stress, hallucinations and delusions and posttraumatic stress disorder. Her research includes development of a psychological assessment tool for patients in critical care (IPAT); and developing and evaluating psychological interventions to reduce long-term morbidity. She is lead clinical investigator of the POPPI study, a multi-site cluster-RCT funded by the National Institute of Health Research Health services and delivery research programme, to evaluate nurse-led provision of psychological support for critical care patients. 

 

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