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Dr Chris Morris

Associate Professor in Child Health Research

Kath Maguire

I lead the research unit PenCRU, which undertakes a programme of applied health services research aimed at identifying ways to improve the health and wellbeing of disabled children and their families and seeks funding to carry out specific major research projects. The goals of PenCRU are consistent with the broader mission of PenCLAHRC, whilst being focused on childhood disability research. PenCRU involves families of disabled children as partners in all the activities of the unit through our Family Faculty. The vision for PenCRU is to work in partnership with families, clinicians and commissioners as the principal users of our research findings. 

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Contact by phone
01392 262980

Employed by
University of Exeter

Areas of expertise
Child Health

Projects

Non pharmacological interventions for Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) delivered in school settings: a systematic review of quantitative and qualitative research

Peer Support

CHUMS

What are the benefits and costs of providing peer support to parents of disabled children?

Informing the NHS outcomes framework: what outcomes of NHS care should be measured for children with neurodisability?

Sleep positioning for children with cerebral palsy: a systematic review

The effects of elimination and supplementation diets on symptoms of ADHD

Non-pharmacological interventions for Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in school settings

Parent-to-Parent Support Interventions for Parents of Babies Cared for in a Neonatal unit (PaReNt)

Improving Continence

Changing Agendas on Sleep, Treatment and Learning in Epilepsy - A long term condition of children (CASTLE)

Healthy Parent Carers

Hospital Communications

Publications

Why it is crucial to involve families in all stages of childhood disability research

Peer support for parents of children with chronic disabling conditions: a systematic review of quantitative and qualitative studies

Meeting the Information Needs of Families of children with chronic health conditions

Towards a definition of neurodisability: a Delphi survey

Communicating with disabled children when inpatients: Barriers and facilitators identified by parents and professionals in a qualitative study

Involving disabled children and young people as partners in research: a systematic review

A Systematic Review of Generic Multidimensional Patient-Reported Outcome Measures for Children, Part I: Descriptive Characteristics

A Systematic Review of Generic Multidimensional Patient-Reported Outcome Measures for Children, Part II: Evaluation of Psychometric Performance of English-Language Versions in a General Population

Meaningful health outcomes for paediatric neurodisability: stakeholder prioritisation and appropriateness of patient reported outcome measures

Development of the Oxford ankle foot questionnaire: finding out how children are affected by foot and ankle problems

Resources for parents raising a disabled child in the UK

Peer support for parents of disabled children part 2: how organizational and process factors influence shared experience in a one-to-one service, a qualitative study

Meaningful health outcomes for paediatric neurodisability: Stakeholder prioritisation and appropriateness of patient reported outcome measures.

Core Health Outcomes In Childhood Epilepsy (CHOICE): protocol for the selection of a core outcome set

Children's contact with people with disabilities and their attitudes towards disability: a cross-sectional study

Rasch analysis of the Chedoke-McMaster Attitudes towards Children with Handicaps scale

"Interventions utilising contact with people with disabilities to improve children's attitudes towards disability: A systematic review and meta-analysis"

What are the benefits and costs of providing peer support to parents of disabled children

The experience of disabled children as inpatients: a structured review and synthesis of qualitative studies reporting the views of children, parents and professionals

Sleep positioning for children with cerebral palsy (Protocol)

The association between children’s contact with people with disabilities and their attitudes towards disability: a systematic review

Peer support for parents of disabled children part 1: perceived outcomes of a one-to-one service, a qualitative study

Peer support for parents of disabled children part 1: perceived outcomes of a one-to-one service, a qualitative study.

Improving communication between staff and disabled children in hospital wards: testing the feasibility of a training intervention developed through intervention mapping

Variation in referral and access to new psychological therapy services by age: an empirical quantitative study

End-user involvement in a systematic review of quantitative and qualitative research of non-pharmacological interventions for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) delivered in school settings: reflections on the impacts and challenges.

Sleep positioning for children with cerebral palsy

Measurement properties of multidimensional patient-reported outcome measures in neurodisability: a systematic review of evaluation studies

Non-pharmacological interventions for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) delivered in school settings: systematic reviews of quantitative and qualitative research

Upcoming Events

Feb
26

Qualitative Research Advice Clinic for...

South Cloisters Room SC2.17, St Luke's Campus, University of Exeter

Whether you are a postgraduate student, academic or researcher, you can book an appointment to speak...
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Feb
27

HEE/NIHR Pre-doctoral Clinical Academic Fellowship...

Rolle 001, University of Plymouth Main Campus

A free workshop for any allied health professionals, nurses or midwives considering applying for a...
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News

Home-based cardiac rehabilitation for heart failure improves quality of life

11 February 2019

Despite the proven effectiveness of cardiac rehabilitation programmes in reducing readmissions and risk of death...
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HSMA Presentation Seminar is a huge success

06 February 2019

Dr Daniel Chalk, PenCLAHRC’s Lead for the Health Services Modelling Associates (HSMA) Programme, considers the HSMA...
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Stroke patients to be admitted to hospitals with 24/7 specialist stroke care

24 January 2019

Stroke is a very serious medical emergency and expert care needs to be rapidly accessed...
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News

Research Projects

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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ADAPT: Accelerated Design and Programme Testing

Theme: Evidence for Policy and Practice

The research involves adapting aspects of Family Nurse Partnership, an evidence-based programme for young mothers...
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Research Projects