Andreas FORS


University of Gothenburg

Sahlgrenska academy

Institute of Health and Care Sciences

Centre for Person-centred Care (GPCC)


Research Interests

Person-centred care
Primary care
Health promotion
Complex interventions
Instrument development

Key Publications

Fors A, Blanck E, Ali L, Ekberg-Jansson A, Fu M, Lindström Kjellberg I, Mäkitalo Å, Swedberg K, Taft C, Ekman I. Effects of a person-centred telephone-support in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and/or chronic heart failure – A randomized controlled trial. PloS One. 2018 Aug 31;13(8):e0203031.
Fors A, Swedberg K, Ulin K, Wolf A, Ekman I. Effects of person-centred care after an event of acute coronary syndrome: Two-year follow-up of a randomised controlled trial. Int J Cardiol. 2017 Dec 15;249:42-47.
Fors A, Gyllensten H, Swedberg K, Ekman I. Effectiveness of person-centred care after acute coronary syndrome in relation to educational level: Subgroup analysis of a two-armed randomised controlled trial. Int J Cardiol. 2016 Jul 5;221:957-962.
Wolf A, Fors A, Ulin K, Thorn J, Swedberg K, Ekman I. An eHealth Diary and Symptom-Tracking Tool Combined With Person-Centered Care for Improving Self-Efficacy After a Diagnosis of Acute Coronary Syndrome: A Substudy of a Randomized Controlled Trial. J Med Internet Res. 2016 Feb 23;18(2):e40.
Fors A, Taft C, Ulin K, Ekman I. Person-centred care improves self-efficacy to control symptoms after acute coronary syndrome – a randomized controlled trial. Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs. 2016 Apr;15(2):186-94.
Fors A, Ekman I, Taft C, Björkelund C, Frid K, Larsson EH M, Thorn J, Ulin K, Wolf A, Swedberg K. Person-centred care after acute coronary syndrome, from hospital to primary care – A randomised controlled trial. Int J Cardiol. 2015 May 6;187:693-9.


Key Experience

Researcher, PhD, research leader in primary care.
Teaching in person-centred care, health promotion, person-centred interactions.