Categories: Blog, PPI Research theme

A step forward: reflections on a workshop on PPI with older care-home residents, 24th November 2015. A blog by Anne Killet and the RReACH Team

A step forward: A blog by Anne Killett and the RReACH Team Our project, “Residents Research-Active in Care Homes” (RReACH), has explored the involvement of older care-home residents as collaborators and advisors in research. We examined past research projects and then interviewed residents and staff in care homes. The results suggested […]

Christina-Jane Crossman-Barnes PhD Student in the Health Economics Theme Blogs About Her Journey to Becoming a PhD Student

Christina-Jane Crossman-Barnes: My Journey to becoming a PhD student When I graduated from my undergraduate degree in Biomedical Sciences at the University of Southampton, I knew that I wanted to continue in a health-related field as health issues have always been of interest to me. After doing some research into […]

Rashmi Becker PhD Student in the Enduring Disability and/or Disadvantage Theme Blogs about the Commodification of Care as a Means for Improving the Wellbeing of Men and Women With Learning Disabilities

Challenging the Commodification of Care as a Means for Improving the Wellbeing of Men and Women With Learning Disabilities In the wake of a number of high profile failings in social care, most notably the abuse of people with severe learning disabilities at Winterbourne View in 2011, there has been […]

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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