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  1. 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…
  2. 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)…
  3. 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,…
  4. 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…
  5. 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…
  6. 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…
  7. Has a child you care for been in an ambulance with a painful condition?
    Has a child you care for been in an ambulance with a painful condition? If so we would really like to hear from you. We are designing a research project that aims to improve pain management in children and young people treated by the ambulance service. We are looking for parents/carers of children, or children…
  8. CaHRU Newsletter (Spring-21)
    The latest edition of the CaHRU Newsletter (Spring 2021) was published in June 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 June 2021: Dr Maria Kordowicz on The origins and practice of ethnography in health
    The June 2021 Improvement science and research methods seminar was given by Dr Maria Kordowicz, visiting research fellow at CaHRU, who presented on 'The origins and practice of ethnography in health’ took place on 16 June 2021. Dr Kordowicz has worked in health settings for almost 20 years, including in senior NHS leadership roles. She…
  10. Improvement science and research methods seminar May 2021: Dr Vanessa Botan on Propensity score matching
    The May 2021 Improvement science and research methods seminar featured Dr Vanessa Botan who presented on 'An introduction to propensity score matching', explaining the use of propensity score matching in observational studies to reduce the effects of confounding. Vanessa is a Post-Doctoral Research Associate in Medical Statistics. Her background is multidisciplinary and diverse. She has…