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Archive for the ‘Research’ Category

Nurse outside hospital with two patients

Promoting a safer hospital environment

Hospital patients with learning disabilities face longer waits and mismanaged treatment due to nursing staff’s failure to understand them, according to a report released in 2014 by a research team, including Dr Irene Tuffrey-Wijne.

Student Nurses

How good teamwork affects patient care

Examining the effectiveness of interprofessional teams, Ruth Harris, Professor of Nursing, recently completed a National Institute of Health Research funded study into the care of people who had a stroke.

Bridges Team

Bridges – Living with stroke

Dr Fiona Jones, Professor in Rehabilitation Research, is the founder of the ‘Bridges’ programme for stroke self-management, which has been commissioned by over 50 stroke teams in the UK.