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Abi Hall

PhD Student

Kath Maguire

Having worked clinically as a physiotherapist in the NHS for the last 12 years, I have now entered into full time education to undertake a PhD. My clinical experience involves working in both acute and primary care settings, primarily within elderly rehabilitation.

While working in a variety of different settings, I developed an interest in the physiotherapy treatment for people with hip fracture and how this rehabilitation varies according to other co-morbidities. In particular the rehabilitation of people with dementia who fracture their hip. The apparent paucity of evidence to support physiotherapy interventions for this population has led me to undertake a PhD aimed at exploring and developing a complex intervention to improve their management.

To find out more, please visit the PhD project page.
 

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Searching and Review Clinic

South Cloisters 2.35, St Luke's Campus, University of Exeter

These clinics have been set up to help the PenCLAHRC Evidence Synthesis Team to manage and respond...
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Research shows parental involvement plays key role in children's academic attainment

18 September 2019

New research has shown how parental engagement has a positive effect on a child’s academic...
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Management Board Chair appointed at start of new era of Health Research in the Southwest

28 August 2019

Dr Barbara Vann has been appointed chair of the NIHR Applied Research Collaboration (ARC) South...
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Job Opportunity: Senior Research Fellow PenARC

15 August 2019

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Senior Research Fellow with expertise in qualitative...
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Understanding stakeholders’ perspectives on implementing deprescribing in care homes (STOPPING)

Theme: CLAHRC - Person-Centred Care

We have been awarded funding from the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) to develop...
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SAMueL – Stroke Audit Machine Learning

Theme: PenCHORD

This study aims to develop a tool for doctors to help them review and improve...
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