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Dr Iain Atherton

Co-Director/ Research Lead
Reader in Nursing
Edinburgh Napier University

Iain leads our Health and social care research programme. He is a Reader in Nursing at Edinburgh Napier University, with expertise in population health and has previously worked in clinical nursing practice. He studied MSc Medical Demography at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine before completing his doctorate at the University of St Andrews.

He is interested in care provision in the context of an ageing population, including that provided informally as well as by health and social care professionals.