Evidence Synthesis of Qualitative Research in Europe (ESQUIRE) 20152.5 day course: Monday 24th - Wednesday 26th, August 2015Remixing Research - Methods for Increasing and Measuring your Scholarly Output on the Web1 day course: Thursday, 15th October 2015Rapid Review Methods1 day course: Wednesday, 11th November 2015The Application of Psychometrics for Health MeasurementMonday 23rd - Friday 27th, N
Dr Peter Cudd (lead editor), Simon Judge and Donna Cowan put together a special issue of the journal "Technology and Disability", which was dedicated to the RAATE 2013 conference that Simon is involved in organising. The editorial discusses the development of the conference related to assistive technology research and practice over the past 10 years.Journal Edition available here.Editor
...rs from the UK Centre for Tobacco and Alcohol Studies, which includes the University of Sheffield's School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR) and the Institute for Social Marketing at the University of Stirling, conducted focus ...Official alcohol guidelines are a poor fit with the nation's heavy drinking ...Herald Scotlandall 44 news articles
Drinking guidelines are a poor fit with Britain's heavy drinking habitsCare AppointmentsLeading researchers from the UK Centre for Tobacco and Alcohol Studies, which includes the University of Sheffield's School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR) and the Institute for Social Marketing at the University of Stirling, conducted focus ...and more »
Author(s):Steele, L. | Lloyd, A. | Fotheringham, J. | Sultan, A. | Iqbal, J. | Grech, E.D.Publication year: 2015Journal / Book title: Postgraduate Medical JournalAccess all results for your search in Scopus
The topic of open peer review has been gaining some traction for some time. It's been a slow burner in the academic community for many years and through the increasing use of social media in research it continues to polarise academic communities. With open research and access increasingly attracting more support, it is inevitable that open peer review will follow that trajectory. How quickly, and
It is difficult to implement telehealth into healthcare services. Fact. Have you ever wondered why? A number of attempts have been made to make this process easier. One of those is the invention of telehealth implementation toolkits. In short; a number of people have written documents outlining what they think will make the telehealth implementation easier.So, in light of this, why is implementati
What? King's Fund conference entitled "Increasing access to mental health care"Where? King's Fund, London, W1G 0AN 0900-1700Who? Commissioners, mental health care providers across all settings and of interest to clinicians, academics, mental health charities, mental health service users and those concerned with improving access to mental health care. Context: The NHS has a five year plan
Twice each month the CEA Registry Blog lists recently published cost utility studies and associated papers. From the ones listed this time, here's a few in our areas of research interest:Pandya A, Sy S, Cho S, et. al. Cost-effectiveness of 10-Year Risk Thresholds for Initiation of Statin Therapy for Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease. JAMA. 2015 Jul 14;314(2):142-50. Vallejo-Torres L, C
The King's Fund have put together a number of resources to highlight how the government is doing on various issues including financial control and productivity, quality and safety, primary care, seven day services, mental health and learning disabilities, public health, social care, patient engagement, leadership and the NHS five year forward view.Click here to read more.
Scientists have identified a new protein (C5orf30) which regulates the severity of tissue damage caused by rheumatoid arthritis (RA), an autoimmune disease that causes inflammation, pain, stiffness and damage to the joints of the feet, hips, knees, and hands.
The Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health is pleased to announce that the fifth ScHARR Pemberton Lecture will take place on Friday 4 September 2015 at 17.00 at Sheffield Students' Union Auditorium. This year, we are ...
...combines the expertise of three research groups at the University of Sheffield: Rehabilitation and Assistive Technology Group (RAT Group), the Centre for Assistive Technology and Connected Healthcare (CATCH) and the ...
Author(s):Tilling, C. | Krol, M. | Attema, A.E. | Tsuchiya, A. | Brazier, J. | van Exel, J. | Brouwer, W.Publication year: 2015Journal / Book title: European Journal of Health EconomicsAccess all results for your search in Scopus
...ain harmed by other people's drinkingUniversity of Sheffield NewsLead author, Dr Lucy Gell from the School of Health and Related Research(ScHARR) at the University of Sheffield said: “Our findings indicate that a large number of people in Scotland and North West England experience harm from other people's drinking, ...One in five are victims of drunken harassmentThe Spirits BusinessDrinkers harm to others is revealed by studyHerald Scotlandall 31 news articles
On 20.08.15, Dr Sheila Kennedy, Health Services Researcher and Louise Newbould, PhD student, both from the RAT Group in ScHARR, visited a Sheffield nursing home (www.broomgrove-trust.co.uk) to tell residents about the research projects they are working on, and about some of the other work being carried out by their colleagues. They were keen to hear what the residents thought generally about the
Interested in Dementia research?Yes? then why not come along to Age UK Bristol's event.It is £30 per person and at the event you will have the opportunity to hear from the following speakers: Dr Matthew Norton, Head of Policy and Public Affairs, Alzheimer’s Research UK: Tackling the stigma of dementia: Social and Cultural issues.Chrystalina Antoniades, Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences
…..recent news includes,Public consultation on the HTA Core Model for rapid Relative Effectiveness AssessmentsPublic consultation on the second draft of: Core protocol Pilot for Additional Evidence Generation (AEG)WP7 SG2 Position paper on how to best formulate research recommendations for AEG availableWP7 SG2 Position paper on how to decide on the appropriate study design for AEG available
University of Sheffield NewsMajority of people in Britain harmed by other people's drinkingUniversity of Sheffield NewsLead author, Dr Lucy Gell from the School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR) at the University ofSheffield said: “Our findings indicate that a large number of people in Scotland and North West England experience harm from other people's drinking, ...One in five are victims o
White Noise -CC BY 2.0 Kyknoord (Mental State)I was asked to write an editorial for the UKSG newsletter. UKSG purpose is to connect the knowledge community and encouraging the exchange of ideas on scholarly communication. So wrote a piece on how can scholarly communication avoid becoming just a cacophony of noise - a tough one to answer.You can visit UKSG and subscribe to their free newsletter her
Evaluation of complex health and care interventions The Nuffield Trust has published a guide for evaluators on evaluation of complex health and care interventions using retrospective matched control methods (Davies et al 2015). The guide suggests that this method can deliver a robust evaluation ‘to assess the impact of changes on outcomes and costs over time’. Ten steps towards retrospective match
New report published that explains how the relationship between deprivation and life expectancy has changed over time. The report also looks at how other factors such as employment, housing deprivation binge drinking and diet, impact on this relationship.Click here to view the report.
ScHARR information governance policy forbids the use of cloud based platforms such as Survey Monkey, Dropbox, Google Drive or Google Forms as a means of storing or eliciting identifiable information. Under the terms of the Data Protection Act material that is identifiable or sensitive must not be transferred to countries outside of the European Economic Area. Please refer to the ScHARR Information
This video explains Google Forms for researchers ScHARR information governance policy forbids the use of cloud based platforms such as Survey Monkey, Dropbox, Google Drive or Google Forms as a means of storing or eliciting identifiable information. Under the terms of the Data Protection Act material that is identifiable or sensitive must not be transferred to countries outside of the European Econ
Issue 8 is not quite complete, but I’m off on holiday, so here it is. New or updated reviews (of which are several dozen) include:Binocular versus standard occlusion or blurring treatment for unilateral amblyopia in children aged three to eight yearsSilver-coated endotracheal tubes for prevention of ventilator-associated pneumonia in critically ill patientsIntravenous in-line filters for preventi
Title: Use of Mobile Clinical Decision Support Software by Junior Doctors at a UK Teaching Hospital: Identification and Evaluation of Barriers to EngagementConclusions:Patients liked the software, the software formed part of every day clinical practice, engagement was limited due to barriers such as the individual, cultural factors or the institution they worked for, the majority of software use h
The team will set off from Sheffield on Wednesday 2nd September and will take their first steps on the Big Walk on Thursday 3rd September. The itinerary sees them walking for up to 26.5 miles ... Recent Posts. Sheffield researcher receives British Society of Gastroenterology poster prize · The 5th Annual Pemberton Lecture – Professor Nyovani Madise · New Dean for our School of Clinical Dentistry ·
Leading researchers from the UK Centre for Tobacco and Alcohol Studies, which includes the University of Sheffield's School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR) and the Institute for Social Marketing at the University of Stirling, ...
This year’s EHI Live 2014 had a lot of excellent seminars on offer. Fennie Wiepkema from Minddistrict gave a thought-provoking seminar on the topic of a key area of my research – mental eHealth.A summary of the seminar, along with some additional points from Mind District’s ‘Smart Interventions’ white paper are detailed below.The NHS and mental eHealthOn the 25th of September 2014 the Mental Healt
Leading researchers from the UK Centre for Tobacco and Alcohol Studies, which includes the University of Sheffield's School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR) and the Institute for Social Marketing at the University ...
Dr Caroline Mitchell (AUPMC) led a workshop on the final afternoon of the visit at the end of a four centre UK tour (Leicester University Medical School, Sheffield Hallam University, Sheffield Dental School).with Steven Haigh ... receives British Society of Gastroenterology poster prize · The 5th Annual Pemberton Lecture – Professor Nyovani Madise · New Dean for our School of Clinical Dentistry ·