Research Fellow, Centre for Patient Reported Outcome Research, University of Birmingham, UK
Dr Sarah Hughes is a Research Fellow at the Centre for Patient Reported Outcomes Research (CPROR), Institute of Applied Health Research, University of Birmingham and an Honorary Research Fellow and James Callaghan Scholar at Swansea University. She is a qualified speech and language therapist and has over 20 years’ clinical experience in the UK’s National Health Service. She joined the University of Birmingham in 2020. Working across multiple conditions, Dr Hughes’s research interests focus on patient-reported outcomes (PROs) and their development, validation, and implementation in research and in routine health and social care. She maintains a special interest in the measurement of PROs associated with listening and communication. Her clinical background continues to drive her research efforts to ensure the patient perspective is placed at the centre of health-care decision making and delivery of care.