Nadya Essam awarded PhD for research on effect of paramedic use of National Early Warning Scores

Nadya Essam, PhD student at CaHRU, was awarded her PhD at the recent College of Social Science graduation which took place at the magnificent Lincoln Cathedral. She successfully defended her thesis titled: ‘To convey, or not convey …? The effect Continue reading Nadya Essam awarded PhD for research on effect of paramedic use of National Early Warning Scores

CaHRU wins new grant to investigate prehospital pain management

An international team of researchers led by Prof Niro Siriwardena with statistician Dr Zahid Asghar from CaHRU has been awarded funding from the Falck Foundation to study prehospital pain management. The study involves collaboration between CaHRU at the University of Continue reading CaHRU wins new grant to investigate prehospital pain management

New study on paramedic decision making published

A new study focusing on decision making by paramedic and specialist paramedic staff and conducted in three English National Health Service (NHS) Ambulance Service Trusts was published this month. The study, entitled ‘A qualitative study of systemic influences on paramedic decision Continue reading New study on paramedic decision making published

Paramedics’ views on their role in an ambulance based trial of ultra-acute stroke

Novel treatments for stroke are increasingly being tested and delivered in the ultra-acute period during initial presentation to ambulance services. In the first feasibility trial of nitroglycerin (glyceryl trinitrate) in ultra-acute stroke (RIGHT) there were early indications of improvements in Continue reading Paramedics’ views on their role in an ambulance based trial of ultra-acute stroke