Grant Awards

Grants at the NMAHP Research Unit cover a wide spectrum from randomised controlled trials to focus groups, involving paramedics, nurses, midwives, speech therapists etc. in diverse clinical areas. NMAHP Research Unit researchers have secured funding from a number of funders including NIHR, CRUK, MRC, CSO.

A feasibility and acceptability study for a randomised controlled trial of urinary catheter washout solutions to prevent blockage in long-term catheter users

Principal Investigator: University of Stirling

A women-centred, tailored SMS-delivered multi-component intervention for weight loss and maintenance of weight loss in the postpartum period: intervention adaption and pilot RCT

Principal Investigator: The Queen's University of Belfast

ACTIVE - Authors and consumers together impacting of evidence (Phase I)

Principal Investigator: Dr Alex Pollock

Abdominal massage for neurogenic bowel dysfunction in people with MS and spinal cord injury (AMBER)

Principal Investigator: Professor Doreen McClurg

Assets-based feeding help Before and After birth (ABA): feasibility study for improving breastfeeding initiation and continuation

Principal Investigator: University of Birmingham

Clinical and cost effectiveness of aphasia computer therapy compared with usual stimulation or attention control long term post stroke (Phase III) (CACTUS)

Principal Investigator: University of Sheffield

Clinical Academic Research Careers for Scotland (CARC)

Principal Investigator: Professor Margaret Maxwell

Collaboration of Aphasia Trialists (CATs)

Principal Investigator: Professor Marian Brady

ConDuCT-II Hub. Collaboration and innovation for difficult and complex randomised controlled trials in invasive procedures. Theme 2: integrative and dynamic research methods to optimise recruitment for RCTs. (Phase II)

Principal Investigator: University of Bristol

CPIT III trial. Cessation of smoking in pregnancy incentives trial. (Phase III)

Principal Investigator: University of Stirling and University of Glasgow

Development and clinical trial of a mixed (multi/single-use)catheter management package for users of intermittent catheterisation

Principal Investigator: University of Southampton

Development and validation of a clinical prediction rule to guide and improve the treatment of female stress urinary incontinence

Principal Investigator: University of Montreal

ECCO Oncopolicy project - systematic review (Phase I)

Principal Investigator: Dr Pauline Campbell

Developing meta-ethnography reporting guidelines and standards for research (eMERGE)

Principal Investigator: Dr Emma France

Enhancing stroke survivor recovery through effective goal setting in community rehabilitation (Phase I, II, III)

Principal Investigator: Dr Lesley Scobbie

Feasibility of a multi-site RCT exploring the effectiveness of mindfulness-based cognitive therapy to improve emotional wellbeing and glycaemic control among adults with type 1 diabetes

Principal Investigator: University of Aberdeen/NHS Grampian

Game of Stones. Feasibility study of how best to engage obese men in narrative SMS (short message system) and incentive interventions for weight loss, to inform future effectiveness and cost-effectiveness trial (Phase II)

Principal Investigator: Professor Pat Hoddinott

Guidance to optimise pilot study design and conduct: a joint HTMR and NIHR HTA 'research on research' proposal

Principal Investigator: University of Bristol

Identifying messages for physiotherapists treating female urinary incontinence: a cochrane overview of the evidence (Phase I)

Principal Investigator: Professor Doreen McClurg

Improving physical activity levels of older people living in care homes (Phase I)

Principal Investigator: NHS Tayside

Identifying and critiquing different approaches to developing complex interventions (INDEX Study)

Principal Investigator: University of Sheffield

Is there anybody out there? An exploration of policy and practice in relation to addressing suicidality in children aged 15 years and under in Scotland. (Phase I and III)

Principal Investigator: Professor Margaret Maxwell

Long term consequences and recovery from stroke: what is important to stroke survivors and health professionals? (Phase I)

Principal Investigator: Bridget Davis

Lycra Orthosis for Therapy in Upper Limb Rehabilitation after Stroke: The LOTUS Study

Principal Investigator: Professor Jacqui Morris

Making pessary care for prolapse woman-centred and evidence-based (Phase I)

Principal Investigator: Professor Suzanne Hagen

Mind the Gap - making pessary use for pelvic organ prolapse woman-centred and evidence-based - a James Lind Alliance pessary priority setting partnership (Phase I)

Principal Investigator: Professor Suzanne Hagen

Multicentre randomised trial of the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of basic versus biofeedback-mediated intensive pelvic floor muscle training for female stress or mixed urinary incontinence (OPAL-Optimal PFMT for Adherence Long-term) (Phase III)

Principal Investigator: Professor Suzanne Hagen

Patient Centred Assessment Method: improving nurse led biopsychosocial assessment of patients with long term conditions and co-morbid mental health needs (PCAM)

Principal Investigator: Professor Margaret Maxwell

A multi-centre randomised controlled trail to compare the clinical and cost effectiveness of Lee Silverman Voice Treatment versus standard NHS speech and language therapy versus control in Parkinson’s Disease (PDCOMM)

Principal Investigator: King's College London

Making pessary use for pelvic organ prolapse woman-centred and evidence-based - a James Lind Alliance pessary priority setting partnership (Phase I)

Principal Investigator: Professor Suzanne Hagen

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