Dr Jed Jerwood
Honorary Research Fellow, University of Birmingham and Senior Art Psychotherapist, Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health Foundation Trust
Jed is an art psychotherapist and clinical academic at BSMHFT. His clinical background lies in both adult mental health and in hospice and palliative care. His research interests lie in marginalisation in healthcare, and his main research focus is in the improvement of palliative and end of life care for people within the mental health system who have incurable physical health conditions. His doctoral research included the first interviews with people with both an incurable physical illness and SMI. He has also carried out research with clinical staff regarding the barriers to providing PEOLC to people with mental ill health. Jed is passionate about the use of arts-based research methods to facilitate better conversations between healthcare staff and patients, he also has experience in co-production approaches and methods.