El is a qualitative Research Fellow who focuses on experiences of healthcare alongside other interests.
She is currently working on an evaluation of the NIHR Associate Principle Investigator (API) Scheme. The qualitative element of this evaluation will explore the experiences of participation in the scheme of a variety of stakeholder. These include the API participant, local PIs and CIs of the research trials involved and other staff across the NIHR Clinical Trials network involved in delivery and participation in the API Scheme.
El is also named on the successful grant application for the Dept for Education Triennial Serious Case Reviews report (2017-2019). She is working on the in depth qualitative analysis as part of a joint collaboration between University of Birmingham and University of East Anglia.
El has particular interests in gender and sexual diversity, access to healthcare, perinatal mental health, birth trauma and infant feeding.