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Last Friday, SPCR doctoral student Abigail Methley was awarded the Society for Academic Primary Care (SAPC), North, Early Career Researcher prize for her PhD research on 'Experiences of mental health support for people with Multiple Sclerosis: What can the concept of candidacy contribute to our understanding of care?'

The prize, awarded to people with less than three years of research experience, also gives Abi complimentary registration at the SAPC Annual Scientific Meeting in Edinburgh in July 2014.

Abigail has just started her third year of a NIHR SPCR funded PhD at the University of Manchester. Her research qualitatively investigates the experiences of people with Multiple Schlerosis in healthcare services, and the corresponding experiences and perceptions of their health care providers.

For more information, please contact Abi at: abigail.methley@postgrad.manchester.ac.uk

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