CLAHRC Wessex News

  • How data modelling can improve the efficiency of community healthcare and cut air pollution.

    4 May 2017

    Dr Tom Monks and the NIHR CLAHRC Wessex Data Science Team have been looking at data modelling and simulation to try and improve the efficiency of community health care. Getting the right community nurse to the right patients at the right time can be a real headache for NHS managers.Whilst doing this they also saw how the analytics of the Health Systems could help cut pollution. Dr Tom Monks presents their findings. Air quality data science presentation - Dr Tom Monks from NIHR CLAHRC Wessex ...

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  • Embedding Innovation in the NHS: Patient, practice and systems perspectives.

    4 May 2017

    22nd June 2017, 12-4.30pm Woburn House, 20-24 Tavistock Square, Kings Cross, London WC1H 9HU This half-day workshop will bring together a diverse audience for lively debate and discussion about current practice in the UK’s health care innovation landscape. The workshop is a response to one of UCL’s current policy ‘grand challenges’ - understanding how innovation can be successfully embedded in the NHS, and what learning can be applied from other sectors. To address this challen...

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  • New research with a unique perspective on caring

    12 April 2017

    Lavelle Niles has joined Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust, conducting research into the lives of young carers in our community.Lavelle, now aged 24, cared for her mother from the age of 8 on the Caribbean  island of Anguilla. She came to the University of Southampton in 2014 to study Healthcare Management, Policy and Research, and is about to enter her final year this autumn.She is about to start her dissertation looking at the experience of people aged 16-25 years old who care for a member of ...

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  • Time to meet GENIE - launch of a new online tool to help support people living with a long term condition

    29 March 2017

    GENIE is a powerful piece of software that helps connect people to support and services around them with the aim of helping people with a long term condition like diabetes or MS manage their health better in the community. It has been used widely on the Isle of Wight and has helped reduce acute admissions to the NHSThis is an opportunity to learn about the benefits of using GENIE, an online network tool for patients, professionals, and commissioners of services, and to hear about the expe...

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  • Pain and anxiety key indicators of public usage of urgent and emergency care

    23 March 2017

    Preliminary findings by University of Southampton researchers and leading local clinicians have found that people using urgent and emergency care services do so because their level of pain is unmanageable and anxiety has reached a tipping point. The initial findings form part of a national study, led by Dr Joanne Turnbull and colleagues at the University of Southampton’s faculty of health sciences, to help find out more about the use of out-of-hours GPs, minor injuries units, NHS walk-in ...

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  • Professor Peter Griffiths named as senior investigator by National Institute for Health Research

    23 March 2017

    Professor Peter Griffiths, Chair of Health Services Research at the University of Southampton, and Nursing workforce lead for NIHR CLAHRC Wessex has been awarded by the NIHR.He joins Professor Anne Rogers as one of the 200 NIHR senior investigators. The honour is decided by a competition every year and recognises the research expertise of an individual in their particular field.Professor Griffiths has published a number of internationally recognised studies looking at nurse staffing and s...

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