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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

Jun
04

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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Jun
13

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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Calendar

News

Publication of findings from the National Survey of Local NHS Innovation and Research Needs

20 May 2019

The AHSN Network, NHS England and the NIHR commissioned ComRes to conduct a survey that...
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‘Robopets’ may be beneficial for care home residents

15 May 2019

Robotic pets that respond to human interaction can benefit the health and wellbeing of older...
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2019 PhD Studentships Announced

10 May 2019

The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Collaboration for Leadership in Allied Health Research and Care...
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Research Projects

Social Prescribing - Understanding what works in, and supporting provision of, nature - based therapeutic interventions for people with an identifiable mental illness

Theme: Healthy People, Healthy Environments

We have been awarded funding from DEFRA to identify what works in the use of...
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Social Prescribing - Cornwall and Plymouth Researcher in Residence

Theme: Healthy People, Healthy Environments

Evaluation work by a Researcher in Residence to assess implementation, reach, scope and acceptability of...
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Research Projects