Dorothy Wade

Dorothy Wade works as a chartered health psychologist in the Critical Care Unit at UCH. She is registered as a practitioner psychologist with the Health and Care Professions Council, and has a PhD in psychology and health care evaluation from University College London. She is available to support patients, families and staff in Critical Care.

Research interests

Along with colleagues, she has conducted studies into the psychological impact of critical care; psychological outcomes including PTSD; the aetiology of hallucinations and delusions in critical care; and the psychological assessment of critical care patients. She is currently Lead Clinical Investigator of the POPPI study, a large NIHR-funded RCT to evaluate nurse-led provision of psychological support for critical care patients. For more information see