Understanding medication adherence in hypertension.


Research Area:

High blood pressure (Hypertension)

What is the research about?

We are interested in learning more about difficulties many people have taking medications for blood pressure. We are interested particularly in young people living with high blood pressure and people who require many different medicines combined to manage their blood pressure.

Opportunity for:

Person living with condition / Member of the public

Involvement Opportunity Details


Time commitment:

We can be flexible around your time and availability. Ideally a 90-minute meeting twice per year.

Contact between meetings:

There may be a phonecall or email from the research team if your input would be helpful between meetings.

Length of involvement:

2 years

Start date for involvement:




Online / In Person

If online, explain how:

Online meetings will take place over Zoom.

If in person, explain where:

In person meetings will take place in the clinical research facility on the grounds of University Hospital Galway.

Other ways of communicating:

CC'd here / Email / If that date works for you could you please liaise with Dave Finn / Phone call / to check that the content between your clinical tutorial and his pharmacology tutorial correspond appropriately? / Whatsapp

Funding available for:

PPI contributor’s time

If no funding available, explain why:

Not applicable

Other Information

Stage of the research study/ programme:

Funded but not yet started

Is this opportunity for PPI in a PhD:


Closing date to contact researchers:


Research Team

Contact person:

Louise Rabbitt


University of Galway

Contact email:


Researcher background:

Hospital doctor

Research funder:

HRB/ Wellcome


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