Institute of Health & Society

Staff Profile

Dr Matthew Breckons

Research Associate


I started working for IHS in December 2012 on the DEEP Study: Developing Effective and Efficient care pathways for patients with chronic Pain. I've previously worked for the Macmillan Survivorship Research Group at the University of Southampton and in the Faculty of Health & Human Sciences at Plymouth University.



2014 PhD (Health Studies) Universities of Plymouth and Exeter "Factors affecting the development of an evidence-based information service in a third sector provider of complementary cancer care"

2006 BSc(Hons) Complementary Medicine & Health Sciences, Salford University


Previous Positions

2010-2012 Senior Research Assistant, University of Southampton

2009-2010 Research Assistant, Plymouth University

2007-2009 KTP Associate, Penny Brohn Cancer Care, Bristol