CaHRU research on measuring quality presented at the Larrey Society’s Future of EMS Conference

Professor Niro Siriwardena recently presented on ‘Developing new ways of measuring the quality of emergency medical services’ on 21 January 2016 at the Larrey Society’s inaugural conference on the Future of EMS in London. The Larrey Society, the brainchild of Continue reading CaHRU research on measuring quality presented at the Larrey Society’s Future of EMS Conference

Discussion paper on improving care for people with asthma through patient stories published in Chest

A new paper entitled ‘Using a narrative approach to enhance clinical care for patients with asthma‘ has been published online in the journal Chest. The paper was authored by Dr Helen Owton, previously of De Montfort University and now a Continue reading Discussion paper on improving care for people with asthma through patient stories published in Chest

Reassurance important for ambulance services users: new qualitative study published in Health Expectations

Researchers from CaHRU with colleagues from the School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR) at the University of Sheffield have published a new study: “Reassurance as a key outcome valued by emergency ambulance service users: a qualitative interview study” in Continue reading Reassurance important for ambulance services users: new qualitative study published in Health Expectations

Carers of dementia sufferers: Empowerment and Efficacy via Education (CADS: E3)

A team from CaHRU, led by Dr Jo Middlemass has come together with researchers from the Schools of Education (Prof Terence Karran), Psychology (Dr John Hudson) and Social Science (Despina Laparidou, Prof Niro Siriwardena, Dr Karen Windle, Dr Paul Mansfield) Continue reading Carers of dementia sufferers: Empowerment and Efficacy via Education (CADS: E3)

New study shows that one third of patients with diabetes attended by an ambulance for severe hypoglycaemia transported to hospital

A new study has been published in Primary Care Diabetes on ‘Severe hypoglycaemia requiring emergency medical assistance by ambulance services in the East Midlands: a retrospective study’. Hypoglycaemia or low blood sugar is important because this may be linked to Continue reading New study shows that one third of patients with diabetes attended by an ambulance for severe hypoglycaemia transported to hospital