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.
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.
We are delighted a new statistician has been appointed to the NMAHP Research Unit. Andrew Elders will be taking up post on 2 June 2014. He has a strong background in trials and data linkage and most recently has been working at the Health Services Research Unit at the University of Aberdeen, and previously at NHS Fife and NHS Information and Statistics Division.
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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