Sophie Staniszewska & Richard Stephens

Sophie leads the Patient and Public Involvement (PPI) and Patient Experiences Programme at Warwick Research in Nursing, Division of Health Sciences, Warwick Medical School where she has undertaken studies focused on enhancing our understanding of PPI and the quality of its reporting.

Richard is a survivor of two cancers, a heart emergency and sundry other health challenges. He has acted as a carer for family members with both mental and physical conditions. Richard’s interest in research comes from his own experiences as a patient, and as a participant in four clinical trials and eight other research studies.