University of Cumbria - study looking at experiences of paid employment by men diagnosed with RA


Could you help a student at the University of Cumbria with her current research project? Details as follows:

Research Title: The Experiences of Men Diagnosed with Rheumatoid Arthritis regarding their Paid Employment

Researcher: Eleanor Wardale

My name is Eleanor and I am a pre-registration MSc student in Occupational Therapy at the University of Cumbria. As part of the final year of my studies, I am completing a small-scale research project exploring the experiences of paid employment by men diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis.

I would like to invite you to take part in this research if you are a man with rheumatoid arthritis, who is willing to talk about your experience in paid employment. To take part, you must be over 18, diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis, in paid employment and able to speak English.

If you decide to take part in this research you will be asked to give written consent to take part and to take part in one individual, telephone interview with me the researcher, at a time convenient to you.

Participation in the study is entirely voluntary. Please read the letter of invitation and participant information, to find out more information about the research. If you are interested in taking part in this research or would like further information please email researcher Eleanor Wardale at: by 20th March 2019