Categories: Blog, Patient Safety theme

Patient satisfaction at all costs?

  Queuing Theory investigates NHS waiting times A blog by Dr Alex Komashie, Engineering Design Centre The average Brit spends over an hour a week engaged in the vexatious business of queuing. From the post office to the pub toilet, standing in line to wait a turn is a stoically […]

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Categories: Blog, PPI Research theme

The PPI Toolbox by Julie Bounford and Elspeth Mathie.

In November 2014, Julie Bounford and Elspeth Mathie (left)  from the CLAHRC East of England PPI Theme (along with Julia Keenan, Valerie Dunn and Simon Horton) attended the national INVOLVE conference in Birmingham for people interested in public involvement in NHS, public health and social care research. With different professional […]

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Lisa Irvine on the Ebola crisis: how it’s effecting the poorest regions of the world and the progress towards a vaccine.

 Ebola economics and the Bottom Billion. In March 2014 the first official cases of Ebola were reported in Guinea and Liberia.  Nine months on, the outbreak has escalated to the most severe in the disease’s history, claiming over 6000 deaths.  Until 2014, there were just over 1000 recorded cases in […]

Tine van Bortel on the global suicide epidemic, leadership in public mental health, and why we should care.

The global Mental Health Action Plan (2013-2020) and the launch of the first World Suicide Report ‘Preventing suicide: a global imperative’. On the 4th and 5th of September 2014, a specially invited global committee of stakeholders gathered at the WHO in Geneva to discuss the strategic directions, actions and innovations […]