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Rachel Harrison

PhD Student


Rachel is a Senior Lecturer and Programme Leader at the University of Winchester. Rachel programme leads the BSc Health, Community and Social Care Studies and is currently involved in the creation of new programmes at degree and postgraduate level. She has a background in working with and for a range of young people and adults including disabled people and those who have intellectual and developmental disabilities.

In 2008 - 2009 Rachel was a researcher with Prof G Meads on the Lifelong Learning Network funded project 'Gap analysis of third sector workers in health and social care'
In 2009-2010 Rachel was Research Co-ordinator iwth Prof G Meads on the Lifelong Learning Network funded project 'From diabetes to disability to dementia, meeting the needs of older people'.
In 2014, Rachel undertook a Pilot PPI research project with University of Kent, Tizard Centre and the University of Winchester researching experiences of users, families and providers of proposed changes to care under The Care Act (2014).


Raper, D. and Harrison, R. (2016) 'Values in an age of performance', Values in Education, European Conference, University of Winchester (10 September 2016)



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Meads, G., Jones, I., Harrison, R., Forman, D. and Turner, W. (2009) How to sustain interprofessional learning and practice; messages for higher education and health and social care management. Journal of Education and Work, 22 (1), 67-79.

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Last Updated: 05/12/2016