Opportunity details

Are you interested to join our patient discussion group?

Could women - health issues of high BMI/ obesity and/or high blood pressure help us.

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Women with high body mass index or obesity and/or high blood pressure may be at risk of complications such as pre-eclampsia during their pregnancy. We are conducting a study exploring pre-pregnancy cardiovascular health. We aim to test interventions to lower blood pressure and improve heart health prior to pregnancy to optimise conditions for pregnancy. To help inform the development and design of the study we are plannng a 2 hour online discussion group with women who have these risk factors.

Date from

25th November 2020

Date to

10th January 2021


Imperial College London/ Imperial College Healthcare Trust

I work at Imperial College Healthcare Trust as a Research Midwife. I work in women's health research and currently ensure the patient's point of view is incorporated into our research.
My team at Centre for Fetal Care Imperial College London Healthcare Trust focus their research in maternal cardiovascular health.


Maternal cardiovascular panel edit 25112020.pptx



Reproductive health and pregnancy


UK wide

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What support is offered?

We will offer Imperial College Patient Involvement training and provide individual support from our team.


We will provide hourly contribution costs as per NIHR Involve policy


We will provide wifi costs as per NIHR Involve policy

Can the work be done from home?


Suitable for a beginner?


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