Supporting LGBTQ Young People In Care: co-devising research-led training materials for multi-professional practice.

Supporting LGBTQ Young People In Care: co-devising research-led training materials for multi-professional practice. Type of research Implementation: process evaluation of co-producing research-led training materials with PPI members and stakeholders. Background & Scientific Rationale  This project follows on from a national ESRC funded study called the Speak Out Study: https://www.uea.ac.uk/speakout, which […]

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Reflections on Patient and Public Involvement in the PROMISE Project: By Lorna Rouse & Sarah Rae

Reflections on Patient and Public Involvement in the PROMISE Project What is PROMISE? PROMISE (PROactive Management of Integrated Services and Environments) is a CLAHRC affiliated initiative within Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust which aims to provide staff and service users with a toolkit to support their journey towards eliminating […]

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Imaginator: A pilot study for a brief technology-based intervention to reduce self-harm in young people, harnessing mental imagery

Project Title: Imaginator: A pilot study for a brief technology-based intervention to reduce self-harm in young people, harnessing mental imagery Background & Strength of Scientific Evidence: Self-harm (up to 10% of 15-16 year old in UK) has substantial personal impacts and costs on the NHS. In Cambridgeshire self-harm is a […]

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Frailty trajectories: understanding tipping points across care settings

Frailty trajectories: understanding tipping points across care settings (DEM 12) Type of Research Mixed methods study  Context Older adults are heavy users of health and social services, but not all use all types of services. Heavy utilisation is concentrated in the frailest and those nearing the end of their life.1,2 […]

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Impact of Patient and Public Involvement (PPI): Completing the Feedback Cycle

Impact of Patient and Public Involvement (PPI): Completing the Feedback Cycle Background: Patients and Public involvement (PPI) in research is defined as an active partnership between the public and researchers in the research process, rather than the use of people as ‘participants’ of research.  Service users / PPI representatives provide comments to […]

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Mental Health Screening Programme in primary schools

Project title Theoretical and practical development of a prototype school based Mental Health Screening Programme to be delivered in primary schools. Type of research Applied health research Background and rationale for new research Poor mental health amongst children and young people has sparked a national conversation1. At odds with the […]

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Mindfulness Study

Project title The Mindful Student Study Type of research The Mindful Student Study is the first randomised study of mindfulness delivered to University students in the UK, and one of the largest studies to be undertaken internationally. It therefore has the potential to be influential in the commissioning of new […]

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How reproducible are economic decision-analytic models? A systematic review and replication study

Project title: How reproducible are economic decision-analytic models? A systematic review and replication study Type of research: Secondary data analysis Background & Scientific Rationale: Reproducibility refers to the degree to which others can replicate published research to confirm the findings using similar methods. Good science should ensure results are reproducible […]

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Are QALY gains an appropriate measure of the societal value of end-of-life care?

Project title: Are QALY gains an appropriate measure of the societal value of end-of-life care? Type of research: Societal preference elicitation Background & Scientific Rationale: Competing healthcare interventions are increasingly prioritised on the basis of relative cost-effectiveness, or the additional cost per unit of health benefit. Health benefits are most […]

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