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PhD
An evaluation of complex interventions designed to increase the uptake of hepatitis C virus infection testing in the East Midlands prison estate

An evaluation of complex interventions designed to increase the uptake of hepatitis C virus infection testing in the East Midlands prison estate

What we are doing: We are evaluating the effect of a public health policy to increase hepatitis C testing in prisons. We are using realist evaluation methodology with a three-…
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Assessment and rehabilitation of post stroke dysphagia

Assessment and rehabilitation of post stroke dysphagia

What we are doing: We are validating a dysphagia-trained nurse assessment for its use in identifying and managing dysphagia in the early stages after stroke. We are also c…
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Assessment of rehabilitation potential in frail older people in the acute healthcare setting: a mixed methods study

Assessment of rehabilitation potential in frail older people in the acute healthcare setting: a mixed methods study

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Big White Wall, Big Black Box?

Big White Wall, Big Black Box?

What we are doing: Related to the www.rebootnotts.com project, we are looking at the moderators (determinants) and mediators (mechanisms) of benefit in online peer support for…
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Capturing the impact of the public voice in primary care

Capturing the impact of the public voice in primary care

What we are doing: This service-user led research seeks to explore the development and impact of Patient Participation Groups within Northamptonshire General Practice. Why…
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Chair-based exercise programme for older people in community settings 

Chair-based exercise programme for older people in community settings 

What we are doing: A community delivered chair-based exercise intervention – Progressive Assisted Chair Exercise (PACE) was developed. Multiple research methods were und…
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Characteristics, needs and individual experience of older forensic psychiatric patients

Characteristics, needs and individual experience of older forensic psychiatric patients

What we did: The study aimed to build evidence around older forensic psychiatric patients by answering the following research questions: What are the characteristics of…
PhD
Cognitive functional therapy for persistent low back pain

Cognitive functional therapy for persistent low back pain

What we are doing: A single site, mixed methods, feasibility, parallel, randomised controlled trial will compare cognitive functional therapy (CFT) with usual physiotherapy ca…
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Comparative effectiveness of SGLT-2is and GLP-1RAs in type 2 diabetes

Comparative effectiveness of SGLT-2is and GLP-1RAs in type 2 diabetes

What we are doing: We are conducting a network meta-analysis to assess the comparative effectiveness of glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor agonists (GLP-1RAs) and sodium-glucose…

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