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Job Opportunity - Trial Manager

Posted on April 10th 2017
in Job opportunity

Job Opportunity - Trial Manager

The University of Exeter Medical School is seeking a Trial Manager to take a lead role in implementing the South West hub of an NIHR HTA funded trial.

The trial aims to evaluate the clinical and cost-effectiveness of a home-based exercise intervention as extended rehabilitation for frail older people after acute illness or injury (HERO). Building on successful previous work, a multi-site individually randomised controlled trial with internal pilot and embedded process evaluation is planned.

The Trial Manager will oversee the start-up and management of participating centres in the South West, working alongside Dr Vicki Goodwin (South West hub lead), the training team...

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HeLP-ing Schoolchildren with Healthy Lifestyles

Posted on September 10th 2014
in Project update

HeLP-ing Schoolchildren with Healthy Lifestyles

An innovative programme which brings actors into the classroom to encourage and support children to make healthier choices on diet and exercise has been selected to feature in this week’s British Science Festival.

The Healthy Lifestyles Programme (HeLP) is being run by specialists from the University of Exeter Medical School and Plymouth University Peninsula Schools of Medicine and Dentistry, supported by the NIHR CLAHRC South West Peninsula (also known as PenCLAHRC). It is funded by a £1.35 million grant from the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Public Research Programme.

HeLP is currently working with 32 schools across Devon, in a controlled...

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