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Job opportunity - Graduate Research Assistant

Posted on August 14th 2017
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We are looking to recruit a part-time Graduate Research Assistant to support the work of Dr Vicki Goodwin as part of a multi-centre trial of a home-based exercise intervention as extended rehabilitation for older people with frailty (HERO). The successful applicant will be recruiting and consenting participants and undertaking data collection as part of the internal pilot randomised controlled trial.

This National Institute of Health Research funded part-time (0.5FTE) post is available 1 November 2017 until 1 May 2018.

The post will be based predominantly in the Exeter area although travel to the Torbay area may be required. The data collection may be on NHS...

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£2 million grant to improve rehabilitation of older people after discharge from hospital

Posted on March 24th 2017
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£2 million grant to improve rehabilitation of older people after discharge from hospital

A team of researchers specialising in care for older people, including PenCLAHRC Senior Research Fellow Dr Vicki Goodwin, have received £2 million of funding from the National Institute for Health Research Health Technology Assessment (NIHR HTA) Programme to conduct a five year national study looking at how rehabilitation can be improved for older people with frailty, following discharge from hospital after an acute illness or injury.

The study, known as HERO (Home-based Extended Rehabilitation of Older people), will involve 718 older people with frailty admitted to hospital following acute illness or injury. Participants will be recruited across ten hospitals within Yorkshire and the South West...

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