News

  1. CaHRU Newsletter (Summer-21)
    The latest edition of the CaHRU Newsletter (Summer 2021) was published in October 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,…
  2. Invitation to participate in new study 'Exploring the lived experiences of people with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and sleep disturbance (Insomnia)'
    Are you an adult living with emphysema or chronic bronchitis, otherwise known as Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)? Do you currently find it hard to sleep, lie awake at night, wake up several times during the night, still feel tired after waking up or, find it difficult to concentrate during the day because you are…
  3. CaHRU presents at first 'Improving inclusion in health and care research event'
    Prof Niro Siriwardena joined several other speakers and around 80 delegates presenting to an online audience at the first event of the 'Improving inclusion in health and care research ' series, tco-created by the Health Foundation, The King’s Fund, The Nuffield Trust and Health Services Research UK in September 2021. Other speakers at the event…
  4. Invitation to participate in Point of Care Ultrasound (PoCUS) study
    Invitation to participate in Point of Care Ultrasound (PoCUS) study • Are you willing to participate in an interview online via MS Teams, by telephone or face-to-face? • If so, we would like to hear from you. Why do you need me to participate in these interviews? • We are seeking practitioners who are using…
  5. Perceptions and Experiences of Medical Student First Responders: Qualitative Interview Study invitation to participate
    Would you like to take part in a study to explore Medical Student First Responder schemes? Are you/ have you been a Medical Student First Responder (MSFR)? Are you currently studying medicine at one of the following Universities? Oxford, Buckingham, Southampton, Nottingham, Leicester The University of Lincoln is collaborating with two UK ambulance services to…
  6. CaHRU partners NIHR funded LISTEN study: Long Covid Personalised Self-managemenT support- co-design and EvaluatioN
    The latest study to be announced involving CaHRU is the Long Covid Personalised Self-managemenT support- co-design and EvaluatioN (LISTEN) project, with funding of over £1 million from the NIHR Long Covid programme. The team, led by Prof Fiona Jones (Kingston University) and Professor Monica Busse (Cardiff University), includes Professor Niro Siriwardena (CaHRU, University of Lincoln)…
  7. CaHRU studies presented at Society for Academic Primary Care Annual Scientific Meeting July 2021
    Despina Laparidou, Dr Vanessa Botan and Prof Niro Siriwardena attended the 49th Annual Scientific Meeting of SAPC on 30th June and 1st July 2021, Living and Dying Well, which took place online hosted by the University of Leeds, to present research led by the Community and Health Research Unit. Despina Laparidou, research assistant at CaHRU,…
  8. Community First Responders’ role in current and future rural health - interview study
    Community First Responders’ role in current and future Rural Health • Are you an adult or the relative of an adult who has needed to call an ambulance and has received care from a Community First Responder in the last 6 months? • Would you like to take part in a study to help improve…
  9. Improvement Science and Research Methods Seminar July 2021: Dr Fiona Togher on The development of a Patient Reported Experience Measure for use in NHS ambulance services
    The latest Improvement Science and Research Methods Seminar was given online via Teams on 15 July 2021 by Dr Fiona Togher on the topic of 'The development of a Patient Reported Experience Measure for use in NHS Ambulance Services.' Fiona started her career at NHS Lincolnshire in 2008 as a Research Assistant, moving to CaHRU…
  10. Covid-19 and Probation’s Health-Related Role
    Staff working for the probation service in England and Wales perform a health-related role that is outlined in the National Probation Service Health and Social Care Strategy 2019-2022. This includes identifying and facilitating access to support for health-related drivers of offending behaviour, developing clear pathways into services for people on probation, advising the courts on…