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Staff Profile

Dr Andrew Salmon

Associate Research Fellow

Kath Maguire

I have completed two cost-effectiveness analyses for the local PHTCG (Health Technology Assessment Group) as detailed below. These are valuable projects that are relevant to the management of previously intractable conditions, that have great impact on quality of life. This is particularly true for Keratoconus, a lifelong disabling eye condition that begins at an early age and potentially has a huge impact on career pathways of young people. Taking part in these projects has given me a good introduction to the principles of performing a Health Technology Assessment, not just in terms of learning modelling techniques and implementation but also from the more general aspect of project planning.

Upcoming Events

Nov
16

Making Sense of Health Research...

Buckfast Abbey Conference Centre, TQ11 0EG

Please note that the conference is now fully booked. If you would like to be...
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Nov
22

Searching and Review Clinic

ITTC Building, Plymouth (Cafe area: please go to Reception on arrival where a member of the team will meet you)

These clinics have been set up to help the PenCLAHRC Evidence Synthesis Team to manage and respond...
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News

£2.7m study to focus on dementia support workers in primary care

25 October 2018

A new study is investigating how to introduce dementia support workers into GP surgeries, with...
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‘Floundering without support’ – a dementia carer’s story on why new research is vital

25 October 2018

Dorothy Tudor has cared for her partner Bob since he was diagnosed with dementia seven...
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What is the recipe for a successful relationship and how should we teach school children?

22 October 2018

The Personal, Social, Health and Economic (PSHE) Education Association recommend that school children are taught about sex and relationships during their schooling years. Despite...
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News

Research Projects

D-PACT: Dementia - Person Aligned Care Team

Theme: Mental Health & Dementia

The Dementia – PACT (D-PACT) programme is a five-year project, funded by a National Institute...
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PenCHORD - Optimising the location of urgent care sites in Cornwall

Theme: PenCHORD

This project aimed to assess the optimal number and location of sites for patients to...
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Research Projects