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Innovation and development in the healthcare workforces and organisation

Radiography student

Innovation and development in the healthcare workforces and organisation

Health care research professor at Kingston University and St George’s, University of London named Academy of Social Sciences Fellow

Professor Annette Boaz has been made a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences.

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Student nurses with patient

Investigating whether hourly hospital ward rounds improve quality of patient care

Patients often report a regular visit from a nurse can feel like a lifeline to a person lying in a hospital bed, but researchers from Kingston and St George’s are examining whether hourly ward rounds really do help deliver safe, compassionate, patient-centred care.

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Students wearing 3D glasses

Virtual reality project to train new paramedics

Senior Lecturer in Paramedic Sciences, Alan Rice, has been working on the PREVIEW project, testing a virtual reality replacement to problem based learning (PBL).

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Current and recent grants
NIHR Health Service & Delivery Research, Investigating the contribution of physician assistants to primary care in England, V Drennan; M Halter; J Gabe (RHUL); H Gage (University of Surrey); S Brearley; S Lusignan (University of Surrey), (£400,000), 2010-2013NIHR Service Delivery and Organisation Research programme, Multi-professional team-work across stroke care pathways: outcomes and patient and carer experience, Prof R Harris (PI); Prof F Ross; Dr  G Cloud; Dr N Greenwood; A MacKenzie; Dr V Drennan, (£400,000), 2008-2012