Childhood Chronic Pain Research - Father Study

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 To see below a request from a researcher at Glasgow Caledonian Uni looking to speak to Fathers for a report.

I am a researcher at Glasgow Caledonian University currently undertaking a research study looking into childhood chronic pain. We are looking to recruit fathers with a child, aged between 8-16 years, who has a long-term pain condition into our research study. Fathers are often underrepresented in research but their views are as valuable as the opinion of mothers. The purpose therefore is to help us understand the father’s experience of their child’s pain condition by conducting focus groups with small groups of fathers. We understand that recruitment of such a targeted group will be challenging and would be very grateful for any assistance with this.

Would you be willing to assist us in our research? I have attached the study’s information sheet and poster for your consideration and I am happy to answer any questions you may have. The study is being led by Dr Jo McParland at Glasgow Caledonian University and has been approved by GCU research ethics committee.

Kirsty Wiseman
Researcher & PhD candidate | Parenting & Family Support Research Programme

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