CaHRU/LIH seminar: Scoping reviews – Viet-Hai Phung

The latest CaHRU/LIH Improvement Science and Research Methods seminar was on scoping reviews, delivered on 28th February 2017 by Viet-Hai Phung, Research Assistant at CaHRU. Viet-Hai began the seminar by stating the aims of scoping reviews: to “map rapidly the Continue reading CaHRU/LIH seminar: Scoping reviews – Viet-Hai Phung

CAHRU/LIH improvement science and research methods seminar: Mixed methods

The first of this year’s series of CaHRU/LIH (Community and Health Research Unit/Lincoln Institute for Health) improvement science and research methods seminars was given by Prof Siriwardena on mixed methods on 16 February 2016. Improvement and implementation science benefits from Continue reading CAHRU/LIH improvement science and research methods seminar: Mixed methods

Dr Stephanie Armstrong joins CAHRU’s NEAT project team

Dr Stephanie Armstrong joined CaHRU this month to work on the Wellcome Trust funded ‘Network exploring Ethics in Ambulance Trials (NEAT)’ project. She says, “I come to Community and Health Research Unit from a rather diverse background having begun my Continue reading Dr Stephanie Armstrong joins CAHRU’s NEAT project team

Reassurance important for ambulance services users: new qualitative study published in Health Expectations

Researchers from CaHRU with colleagues from the School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR) at the University of Sheffield have published a new study: “Reassurance as a key outcome valued by emergency ambulance service users: a qualitative interview study” in Continue reading Reassurance important for ambulance services users: new qualitative study published in Health Expectations

Paramedics’ views on their role in an ambulance based trial of ultra-acute stroke

Novel treatments for stroke are increasingly being tested and delivered in the ultra-acute period during initial presentation to ambulance services. In the first feasibility trial of nitroglycerin (glyceryl trinitrate) in ultra-acute stroke (RIGHT) there were early indications of improvements in Continue reading Paramedics’ views on their role in an ambulance based trial of ultra-acute stroke