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  1. Greg Whitley awarded NIHR/Health Education England integrated clinical academic post-doctoral bridging fellowship
    On the 23rd March 2021 I was lucky to celebrate two achievements simultaneously; passing my PhD viva and being awarded a National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) / Health Education England (HEE) Integrated Clinical Academic (ICA) Post-Doctoral Bridging Fellowship. I started my PhD studying “Pre-hospital pain management in children: A mixed methods study”, at the…
  2. Improvement science and research methods seminar March 2021: Analysis of repeated measures and longitudinal data in health research
    The March 2021 Improvement Science and Research Methods seminar from CaHRU was presented by Dr Murray Smith, senior research fellow in econometrics and health economics at CaHRU, on 'Analysis of repeated measures and longitudinal data in health research'. The seminar described what is meant by panel data, that is longitudinal or repeated measures data involving…
  3. Professor Graham Law joins international panel discussing 'international perspectives on EMS and COVID-19' at 999 EMS Forum conference
    Professor Graham Law of CaHRU was part of a stellar line up with Professor Gina Agarwal (Professor of Family Medicine, McMaster University, Canada), Dr Michael Redlener (Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine at Icahn School of Medicine, Mount Sinai, New York, US) and Professor Chris Ryther (Professor of Paramedicine at American River College, Sacramento, US) to…
  4. Despina Laparidou presents 'Perceptions and experiences of residents and relatives of emergencies in care homes' study at 999 EMS Forum conference
    Despina Laparidou, research assistant at CaHRU, presented her study, 'Perceptions and experiences of residents and relatives of emergencies in care homes: systematic review and meta-synthesis' online at the 999 EMS Research Forum Conference 2021, 'Research in prehospital care: Past, pandemic, present & future' on Tuesday 23 March 2021. The study team, led by Professor Niro…
  5. Dr Vanessa Botan wins highest quality research prize at 999 EMS Forum conference for 'Ambulance hypos can strike twice' study
    Dr Vanessa Botan, research associate in statistics at CaHRU, gave an oral presentation of the NIHR Applied Research Collaboration East Midlands funded study, on 'The effects of a leaflet-based intervention, ‘Hypos can strike twice’, on recurrent hypoglycaemic attendances by ambulance services (Ambu-HS2)' at the 999 EMS Research Forum Conference 2021. The conference 'Research in prehospital…
  6. Dr Murray Smith presents study of prehospital methoxyflurane for acute pain in trauma in adults at 999 EMS Forum conference
    Dr Murray Smith, senior research fellow in econometrics and health economics, gave an oral presentation of CaHRU's study on 'Clinical effectiveness and costs of prehospital inhaled methoxyflurane for acute pain in trauma in adults' at the 999 EMS Research Forum Conference 2021. The conference 'Research in prehospital care: Past, pandemic, present & future' took place…
  7. EFPC Webinar on Prison Health
    On the 18th of January, the European Forum for Primary Care hosted a webinar on prison health, which was attended by delegates from around the world. The webinar focused on how primary care is provided in prisons in England, Wales, and Kyrgyzstan, and discussed some of the challenges faced in terms of ensuring continuity of…
  8. CaHRU Newsletter (Winter 2020-21)
    The latest edition of the CaHRU Newsletter (Winter 2021) was published in February 2021. The newsletter presents the work of the research centre over the past 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,…
  9. Improvement science and research methods seminar February 2021: Case study methods
    The February 2021 Improvement Science and Research Methods seminar from CaHRU was presented by Prof Niro Siriwardena on 'Case study designs: a refreshing alternative that other methods can’t always reach. The seminar focussed on use of singele and multiple case study methods in health research, using these designs to explore the reality and complexity of…
  10. Prizewinning CaHRU paper presented at Royal College of General Practitioners' online conference
    Dr Julie Pattinson from the University of Lincoln presented her prizewinning paper, which was awarded the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) Research Paper of the Year 2019 in Medical Education, at this year's RCGP online conference. The conference: A fresh approach to General Practice, took place on 11-12th February 2021, and Julie presented in…