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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

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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Calendar

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