Carole Gardener


  • 1.27 Edith Cavell Building

Personal profile

Academic Background

Carole has worked in health services research since 2013, predominantly in the area of palliative and supportive care. Prior to this she worked as a social worker both within statutory services and a number of voluntary organisations. Her research interests are focused around the delivery of holistic and person-centred supportive care within a healthcare context.

Prior to joining UEA Carole worked at the University of Cambridge as a research assistant on the Living with Breathlessness study and the Support Needs Approach for Patients programme. She was also a co-lead on the I'm Fine study.

Together with Professor Morag Farquhar (UEA) and Dr Gail Ewing (University of Cambridge) she is one of the developers of SNAP (the Support Needs for Patients), an intervention to enable person-centred care for people with chronic and progressive conditions, funded by Marie Curie: h

At UEA Carole is leading a study exploring the potnetial for using SNAP with older people who use the District Nursing Service. This research is funded by the Abbeyfield Research Foundation.

Follow this work on @acgardener and @SNAPstudyteam 

Collaborations and top research areas from the last five years

Recent external collaboration on country/territory level. Dive into details by clicking on the dots or