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  1. Online survey for people with Guillain-Barré Syndrome (GBS) or related conditions
    Could you help with an online survey on Guillain-Barré Syndrome (GBS) or related conditions*? Have you had GBS or a related condition* at any time in the past? * Related conditions include: Miller Fisher Syndrome, Chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy, Posterior Cervical Sympathetic Syndrome or acute inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy. If you have left hospital after receiving…
  2. CaHRU Newsletter (Spring 2019)
    The latest edition of the CaHRU Newsletter (Spring 2019) was published in July 2019. The newsletter presents the work of the research centre over the previous three months and includes articles from the CaHRU blog covering publications, conferences and funding. The newsletter is written by members of the CaHRU team and produced by Sue Bowler,…
  3. Conference on the health of people on probation
    A conference jointly hosted by the University of Lincoln and Royal Holloway, University of London on the 26th of June in central London saw the launch of a healthcare commissioning toolkit. This resource is a product of an NIHR RfPB funded research study, led by Dr Coral Sirdifield in the Community and Health Research Unit…
  4. Jordan Engel-Stevens joins CaHRU as research assistant in econometrics and health economics
    Jordan joined CaHRU in May 2019 as a Research Assistant in Econometrics and Health Economics working under the guidance of econometrician, Dr Murray Smith. He aims to work on various different projects at CaHRU using econometric and health economic concepts to underpin analysis and contribute to the research objectives. He graduated with a BSc (Hons)…
  5. Dr Sarathchandra Kumarawansa joins CaHRU as international visiting fellow
    Dr Sarathchandra Kumarawansa joined CaHRU this May 2019 as an international visiting fellow from the University of Colombo’s Postgraduate Institute of Medicine. Kumarawansa graduated as a bachelor of Medicine and bachelor of Surgery in 1997 from the faculty of Medicine, University of Peredeniya. He obtained his first Master Degree (MPH) on Primary Health Care from…
  6. Professor Colin Espie visits CaHRU, LIH and sleep lab to support sleep research at Lincoln
    We were proud to welcome Prof Espie to the University of Lincoln as a Lincoln Institute for Advanced Studies Visiting Fellow attached to the Community and Health Research Unit, Lincoln Institute for Health and Lincoln Sleep and Cognition Laboratory during May 2019. He is a world-leading expert in sleep research and sleep medicine. He was…
  7. CaHRU/LIH Improvement Science and Research Methods seminar: Process evaluation in complex intervention trials
    The latest CaHRU and LIH Improvement Science and Research Methods seminar was given on April 10th 2019 by Dr Julie Pattinson, research assistant in CaHRU. Julie’s talk, entitled ‘Exploring primary care nurse-administered Sleep Restriction Therapy: process evaluation in a complex intervention trial’, focused on the process evaluation of a complex intervention trial aiming to improve…
  8. Dr Mahendra Senevirathna, international visiting fellow, says farewell to CaHRU
    Dr Mahendra Senevirathna, an international visiting fellow at CaHRU and a Senior Registrar in Medical Administration, Ministry of Health, Sri Lanka, bade farewell to colleagues at CaHRU with a presentation about his experience at the University of Lincoln and the UK in general.In his presentation, Mahendra outlined what he expected to achieve prior to starting…
  9. CaHRU attends 999EMS Research Forum on advancing patient care
    Members of CaHRU, Laura Simmons, Viet-Hai Phung and Prof Niro Siriwardena recently attended the annual 999EMS Research Forum conference, which took place at the Hilton Birmingham Metropole, NEC Birmingham, on 1-2 April 2019. This year’s theme was, ‘Advancing patient care: taking research to the front line’. Following workshops, focus groups as well as the drinks…
  10. CaHRU attends EMS2019 conference, Madrid
    Dr Zahid Asghar and Prof Niro Siriwardena attended the fourth European Emergency Medical Service Congress (EMS2019) which took place in Madrid from Friday to Sunday 24-26 April 2019. The theme of this year’s conference was, “It takes a system to save a life – patients first’. The congress provided an opportunity for leading clinicians, scientists…