Steve Gillard


Individual Partner: Steve Gillard, Reader in Social & Community Mental Health, Population Health Research Institute, St George’s, University of London

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Brief Description of WorkSteve’s current research focuses on evaluating and understanding the increasing role played by people with lived experience in producing the services that they use – the development of more distributed forms of mental health practice – including the introduction of new Peer Worker roles in mental health services. Steve’s research is underpinned by standpoint epistemology and co-production approaches to research; working alongside researchers with lived experience of mental distress to critique and strengthen, methodologically, the way in which we produce knowledge about mental health.

Key Words: Resident in: UK,]; Working in: UK,]; Area(s) of Interest in VBP: Meeting/ASS (Advanced Studies Seminar), Publications/CUP series, Research/philosophy, Services/teamwork,; Related Area(s) of Interest: Evidence-based practice,; Area(s) of healthcare expertiseGlobal health, Mental health/General, 

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