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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

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Contact by phone
01752 764274 or 07817 315243

Employed by
Plymouth University

Areas of expertise
Qualitative methods in mixed methods teams

Projects

Care for Offenders: Continuity Of Access (COCOA)

Baby Dental Care

STRENGTHEN - Firm Foundations for Health and Wellbeing

Engager

Publications

The Work and Social Adjustment Scale: Reliability, Sensitivity, and Value

General practitioner contributions to achieving sustained healthcare for offenders: a quantitative study

What IAPT services can learn from those who do not attend

Using realist review to inform intervention development: Methodological illustration and conceptual platform for collaborative care in offender mental health

Improving community health networks for people with severe mental illness: a case study investigation

Improving community health networks for people with severe mental illness: a case study investigation.

The social, relational and mental health characteristics of justice-involved men in the south-west England

Engaging seldom heard groups in research and intervention development: Offender mental health.

"The Work and Social Adjustment Scale: Reliability, Sensitivity, and Value"

Pilot randomised controlled trial of the ENGAGER collaborative care intervention for prisoners with common mental health problems, near to and after release

Evaluation of a complex intervention (Engager) for prisoners with common mental health problems, near to and after release: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial

Evaluation of a complex intervention (Engager) for prisoners with common mental health problems, near to and after release: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial

Upcoming Events

Sep
25

Person-centred coordinated care theory building...

Bircham room ITTC building , Plymouth Science Park

On 25th September Debra Westlake and Dr. Helen Lloyd are running a Person-centred coordinated care (P3C) theory...
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Sep
27

Searching and Review Clinic

ITTC Building, Plymouth

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

News

Research shows weight loss can be boosted fivefold thanks to novel mental imagery technique

24 September 2018

Overweight people who used a new motivational intervention called Functional Imagery Training (FIT) lost an...
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PenCHORD teach at international summer school focused on economical modelling in healthcare

20 September 2018

This August saw the first International Summer School Riga (ISSR), which was hosted and organised...
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Stroke doubles dementia risk, concludes large-scale study

31 August 2018

People who have had a stroke are around twice as likely to develop dementia, according...
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News

Research Projects

Nature on prescription

Theme: Mental Health & Dementia

This project aims to provide evidence to better understand the impact of nature-based group activities...
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Adapting the Chance UK mentoring programme

Theme: Evidence for Policy and Practice

The Chance UK mentoring programme is for children in London aged 5-11 years who are...
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Research Projects