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Staff Profile

Dr Felix Gradinger

Researcher-in-Residence (Integrated Care)

Kath Maguire

Felix Gradinger is a Researcher-in-Residence at the Integrated Care Organisation at Torbay where he is embedded from 2016-2021. His work will focus on co-producing, with system stakeholders, evaluation and research around person-centered coordinated care for older people in the community. He has experience in public involvement and conducting action-based, participatory, ethnographic and mixed methods research. Felix is a social scientist whose work is informed by a bio-psycho-social model of health.

Felix's work won a prize at the 1st Annual Implementation Science Research Conference. In conjunction with the Health & Wellbeing Team he was a finalist at the Health Services Journal (HSJ) Awards 2018, in the category of Primary and Community Care Services Redesign.

Areas of Expertise

Public involvement; Implementation Science; Knowledge Mobilisation; Quality Improvement; Applied health services research; Integrated Care; Social Prescribing; Mixed Methods.


Upcoming Events


PPI Advice Clinic

South Cloisters, St Luke's Campus, University of Exeter

Patient and Public Involvement Advice Clinics Held every month 30 minutes between 12pm-1pm Whatever your query, from finding...
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Searching and Review Clinic

South Cloisters 2.35, St Luke's Campus

These clinics have been set up to help the PenCLAHRC Evidence Synthesis Team to manage and respond...
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Job Opportunity: Senior Research Fellow PenARC

15 August 2019

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Senior Research Fellow with expertise in qualitative...
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Job Opportunity: Implementation Science Research Associate/Research Fellow/Senior Research Fellow

07 August 2019

Do you have a passion for Implementation Science, Knowledge Mobilisation and Health Research? Then we...
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'How-to' guide launched to speed up spread of ‘game-changing’ stroke treatment

31 July 2019

A 'how-to' guide to help accelerate the spread of ‘game-changing’ mechanical thrombectomy (MT) emergency treatment...
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Research Projects

Understanding stakeholders’ perspectives on implementing deprescribing in care homes (STOPPING)

Theme: Person-Centred Care

We have been awarded funding from the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) to develop...
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SAMueL – Stroke Audit Machine Learning

Theme: PenCHORD

This study aims to develop a tool for doctors to help them review and improve...
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Research Projects