Carolyn Chew-Graham is Professor of General Practice Research at Keele University, Honorary Professor of Primary Care Mental Health at Midlands Partnership University Foundation Trust, Honorary Professor of Primary Care, University of Manchester and Visiting Professor, Keele University.
Carolyn Chew-Graham is also a GP Principal in Central Manchester,

Chew-Graham is former Chair of the Society Academic Primary Care (SAPC), former Chair of RCGP Scientific Foundation Board and currently chairs the RCGP ‘Research Paper of the Year’ panel.

Chew-Graham has experience of working on NICE guidelines, including the NICE Clinical Guideline Development Group Depression (update) -   work which directly impacts on commissioning decisions and patient care.

Chew-Graham is Editor-in-Chief Health Expectations.

Research and scholarship

Main areas of interest and expertise include the primary care management of people with anxiety and depression, multiple health conditions, unexplained symptoms. I have qualitative research methods expertise, drawing on theories from social sciences and psychology, but always with a focus on clinical practice – trying to answer questions that are important to patients, their families, health care professionals and the NHS.


Roles as Personal Development Tutor, SSC and ASPIRE supervisor, Keele Medical School.


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