Research News

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.

Dr Fiona Jones

Dr Fiona Jones, Reader, Rehabilitation Sciences and Founder, Bridges, is now founding partner of a new international stroke self-management network.

The Scottish Government’s National Advisory Committee on Stroke has funded the researchers in Glasgow Caledonian University along with partners in the University of Southampton and Kingston and St George’s University in London, to establish an international, interdisciplinary network of stroke researchers, practitioners, policy makers, patients, carers and family members.

Ray Jones

The Story of Baby P: Setting the Record Straight

This new book, by Professor Ray Jones in the School of Social Work and Social Care, was published by Policy Press in July and is already having its second print run. The books tells how the ‘Baby P story’ was shaped by the press and politicians and targeted at social workers and their managers, and reflects on the impact for those who became the centre of media vilification and on the child protection system across England.

Irene Tuffrey

Dr Irene Tuffrey-Wijne publishes new research on patients with intellectual disabilities

Dr Irene Tuffrey-Wjine, Senior Research Fellow at Kingston and St George’s, is one of eight authors who have had research published recently in the BMJ Open medical journal. The research outlines the factors that both hinder and enable adjustments to healthcare services for patients with intellectual disabilities in National Health Service (NHS) hospitals.