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News: September 2016

Early diagnosis in cancer study awarded from Cancer Research Wales

North Wales Centre for Primary Care Research have recent won a grant application from Cancer Research Wales. The Centre will lead the project and work with NWORTH and leading cancer physicians to synthesise the current evidence and develop and test a complex intervention to improve the knowledge, attitudes and behaviours of primary care physicians in cancer diagnosis. 

Publication date: 6 September 2016

Important new study on palliative care adopted onto the NWORTH portfolio

NWORTH to work with North Wales Centre for Primary Care Research on a new NIHR HTA study to evaluate the use of carer-administrated medication for breakthrough symptoms in patients who are dying at home.

Publication date: 6 September 2016

New report on the technical efficiency of role-substitution in primary care dentistry

New NIHR HS&DR report, led by NWORTH Director, recently published looking at whether role substitution works in the current NHS dental contract. The only dental study to use Data Envelopment Analysis and Stochastic Frontier Analysis in parallel.

Publication date: 6 September 2016

NWORTH’s Director now Health and Care Wales co-lead for Health Services Research

NWORTH’s Director has now been appointed as the co-lead for Health Services Research by Health and Care Research Wales. 

Publication date: 6 September 2016

NWORTH to examine social participation amongst older people in North Wales

Centre for Health Economics and Medicines Evaluation, School of Healthcare Sciences and NWORTH have just won a grant to evaluate an exercise scheme in North Wales that promotes exercise and social particiaption. The first Health and Care Research Wales Social Care Award for the Unit.

Publication date: 6 September 2016

NWORTH to work with Salford R&D on a new stroke project

NWORTH’s Director has recently won a NIHR RfPB award with stroke physicians in Salford to develop an oral health intervention for recently discharged stroke patients. This will be the first dental research project in the United Kingdom to use Experience Based Co-Design.

Publication date: 6 September 2016

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