NMAHP Research Unit eBulletin Mar/Apr 2017

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Scottish NMAHP research awards 2017

We are delighted to announce that the 2017 awards for Scottish based nurse, midwife and allied health professional researchers is now open for nominations. Closing date is 3 July 2017.

Funded PhD opportunity in Aphasia

A 2nd exciting PhD opportunity to work with international experts on optimising the rehabilitation and recovery of people with aphasia.

Funded PhD Opportunity in Stroke

This PhD studentship offers an exciting opportunity to work with international experts developing and evaluating accessible information for people with aphasia.

NMAHP Research Unit eBulletin Jan/Feb 2017

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Collaboration of Aphasia Trialists (CATs) final conference

The final conference of the Collaboration of Aphasia Trialists (CATs) is being held on 8 & 9 February 2017 at the Erasmus University Medical Centre in Rotterdam.

Commemorative Vale of Leven Hospital Inquiry Scholarship Scheme

A new Scholarship Scheme has been launched by the Scottish Government’s Chief Nursing Office, which aims to make improvements to patient care in line with the findings of the Vale of Leven Hospital (VOLH) Inquiry (The Vale of Leven Hospital Inquiry Report 2014,

NMAHP Research Unit eBulletin Nov/Dec 2016

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Maternal and Infant Mental Health in Scotland: Call to Action

A group made up of professionals working in the health, charity and education sectors have issued a ten-point call for action by the Scottish Government and NHS Boards to address the fragmented and inadequate level of healthcare provided to many mothers before and directly after their babies are born.

NMAHP Research Unit eBulletin Sept/Oct 2016

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INDEXing complex intervention development

Our new INDEX (IdeNtifying and critiquing different approaches to Developing complEX interventions) study team will investigate the many ways researchers have gone about developing complex interventions, and use this knowledge to produce comprehensive guidance.

Cochrane Stroke Database

We are delighted to hear that, in the field of stroke, the top three most accessed Cochrane reviews of 2015 were led by NMAHP Research Unit researchers. These reviews of interventions to improve arm function, mobility and communication also made it into the top 50 most cited Cochrane reviews from the whole Cochrane Library, which has over 17,000 reviews.

Supporting Allied Health Professions Research

NMAHP RU researchers who have a background in the allied health professions welcome opportunities to work collaboratively with AHP clinicians, and to help those who want to do research themselves, understand and navigate the unfamiliar pathways.

Valuing Cancer Nursing

What is the value of cancer nursing? And how does this differ across Europe? In her plenary address to the International Conference on Cancer Nursing in Hong Kong, the Unit’s Mary Wells outlined the challenges and solutions for enhanced recognition of the nursing contribution to cancer care in Europe. She explained to delegates how the RECaN (Recognising European Cancer Nursing) project will be crucial in moving things forward.

NMAHP Research Unit eBulletin July/August 2016

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