The Nursing, Midwifery and Allied Health Professions Research Unit (NMAHP RU) is a multidisciplinary national research unit, funded by the Scottish Government Health Directorate Chief Scientist Office (CSO). It has academic bases within Glasgow Caledonian University and the University of Stirling.
At the International Continence Society annual conference in Rio de Janeiro Suzanne and her colleagues won the best clinical abstract for their paper:
A multicentre randomised controlled trial of a pelvic floor muscle training intervention for the prevention of pelvic organ prolapse (PREVPROL)
Authors: Hagen S, Glazener C, McClurg D, Macarthur C, Herbison P, Wilson D, Toozs-Hobson P, Bain C, Hay-Smith J, Collins M, Elders A.
Suzanne was presented with the award at the prize giving ceremony on 24th October by Nucelio Lemos, the Scientific Committee Chair.
Congratulations to Dr. Alex Pollock who has been awarded the Society for Research in Rehabilitation Verna Wright prize for the best oral presentation – ‘A Cochrane systematic review of physiotherapy treatment approaches to promote functional recovery after stroke’ at the SRR conference in London in February 2014. The prize will be awarded at the next SRR conference (in Manchester in February 2015).
Bridget St. George won a prize for the best presentation at the Ageing Scotland Research Group meeting, which was focussed on Patient and Public involvement. Her presentation was titled ‘A qualitative exploration of what is important to stroke survivors and health professionals in relation to the long term consequences and recovery from stroke’. The prize was donated by the British Geriatrics Society, Scotland (BGS).
Suzanne Hagen was invited to the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Institute of Clinical Sciences, Sahlgrenska Academy at University of Gothenburg in May to work jointly with Professor Ian Milsom, world-leading pelvic floor epidemiologist, to combine UK and Swedish longitudinal databases to investigate the predictors of pelvic floor dysfunction (prolapse, bladder and bowel problems) in women after childbirth.
Framing Options as Choice or Opportunity: Does the Frame Influence Decisions? Medical Decision Making (e-pub ahead of print) doi: 10.1177/0272989X14529624.
Consensus on items and quantities of clinical equipment required to deal with a mass casualties big bang incident: a national Delphi study. BMC emergency medicine, 14(1), pp. 5.
Improving the management and care of people with sepsis. Emergency Nurse, 22(1), pp. 18-24.
Twelve year follow up of conservative management of postnatal urinary and faecal incontinence and prolapse outcomes: randomised controlled trial. BJOG 121(1), pp. 112-120.
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