Clinical Trials

Social connectedness and long-term health conditions

Type of Study/Intervention

Non-interventional

Recruitment Status

Recruiting

Form of MS

Healthcare professionals, community care professionals

Brief summary

This is a qualitative research study that aims to gain a better understanding of the experiences of loneliness of people living with long-term health conditions (such as MS). We have already finalised recruitment for participants living with long-term health conditions and are now seeking health- and community-care professionals who provide care and support for people experiencing social isolation or loneliness. The study findings will provide a better understanding of loneliness to guide health practice and policy to improve support and care for people living with long-term health conditions.

Inclusion criteria

Health- and community-care professionals who provide care and support for people living with long-term health conditions.

Exclusion criteria

People who do not work with people living with long-term health conditions.

Anticipated start date

Currently recruiting

Recruitment contacts

Name: Dr Maja Lindegaard Moensted
Email: maja.moensted@sydney.edu.au

Further details

Information about the study can also be viewed on our Facebook page.

Region

NSW, ACT, VIC, QLD, TAS, SA, NT, WA

Ethics approval

The University of Sydney of Sydney Human Research Ethics Committee has approved this study (project number 2021/909).

Last updated

18/08/2022

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