HEXI - Health Experience Insights

Health experiences from real people. Health Experience Insights (HEXI) is a collection of thousands of interviews from health research studies. People have shared their stories to help you see, hear or read what it’s like to have a health condition such as bowel cancer or depression. Find the list of health conditions through our  A-Z menu.


Long Covid in Adults

You can hear from people in this section who have had many different and sometimes confusing symptoms. People who know what it is really like to have Long Covid –they talk about difficulties and things that have helped.

Our researchers have also covered family experiences of Long Covid.


Urogynaecological conditions: prolapse, bladder and pelvic floor problems

Find out about the experience of people with urogynaecological conditions, such as pelvic organ prolapse, urinary incontinence, bladder function problems, bladder pain, and problems with urinary tract infections. Hear what people said about: symptoms; tests and examinations, the impacts on emotional wellbeing, quality of life, and relationships.


Burn Injuries

Find out about the experiences of people who have been affected by scalds or burn injuries.

Some of the people we interviewed had been burnt when they were children and others were burnt as an adult.