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Staff Profile

Dr Cath Quinn

Senior Research Fellow

Kath Maguire

Cath Quinn (Weyer Brown) joined the Primary Care department in 2008, having previously worked in research positions in Exeter and Plymouth Universities and the NHS, and began her career in the history of psychiatry. Cath’s research has focused on mental health, particularly of socially marginalised groups. Specialising originally in qualitative methodologies she has developed an interest in mixed methods working, particularly within realistic evaluation frameworks. Areas of research interest: • Mental health • Socially marginalised groups, particularly offenders • Mental health recovery • The involvement of people with lived experience of conditions in research

Upcoming Events


Searching and Review Clinic

Room N14, ITTC Building, Plymouth

***We regret that this clinic is fully booked.  Please visit our web page to choose and book...
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PPI Advice Clinic

The University of Exeter, St Luke's campus, South Cloisters

Patient and Public Involvement Clinic What? These clinics have been set up to help the PenCLAHRC PPI Team manage and respond...
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Job Opportunity – Engagement, Research Information and Communications Manager (maternity cover)

14 May 2018

The University of Exeter Medical School are looking to recruit an Engagement, Research Information and Communications...
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Research reveals key factors to support quality of life in dementia

14 May 2018

  A robust research analysis has identified what factors can be targeted to support people to...
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'At the top of the league table': Professor Stuart Logan on NHS priorities

04 May 2018

PenCLAHRC Director, Professor Stuart Logan, has spoken to BBC Radio Devon about the problems behind...
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Research Projects


Theme: Diagnostics & Stratified Medicine

How can we help GPs make better use of thyroid function tests?
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Sharing Evidence Routine for a Patient Centred Plan of Action (SHERPA)

Theme: Person-Centred Care

This project aims to offer a structured approach for GP trainees to manage consultations with...
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Research Projects