Ed Breckin

Research Fellow

Email: Ed.Breckin@bthft.nhs.uk 
Twitter: @edbreckin 


Ed recently joined the PACT team as a Research Fellow. His previous role was working in service evaluations for Leeds and York Partnership Foundation Trust for the various trust mental health services. This involved evaluating service user and staff experiences during Covid-19. He previously worked for LTHT assisting with clinical trials in the oncology department. Ed has attained a BSc in Psychology from the University of Manchester followed by two Masters degrees. Ed is currently awaiting his viva for his PhD which is related to poverty reduction strategies in tackling organised crime in Mexico.

Research interests

Ed predominantly focuses on qualitative research approaches. Ed has an interest in how we can improve health outcomes, wellbeing, and patient experience for patients. Ed continues to have an interest in organised crime and criminology in Mexico working on academic papers in his free time.