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I am Deputy Director of the PenCLAHRC, and in addition to involvement in a range of projects being carried out within PenCLAHRC, I have Executive responsibility for the PenCLAHRC Evidence Synthesis Team and the Peninsula Collaboration for Operational Research and Development (PenCHORD).
Alongside my work at the University of Exeter, I am Chair of the Editorial Board for Health Technology Assessment (a monograph series within the NIHR Journals Library) and Vice Chair of one of NICE’s Technology Appraisals Committees. I graduated in Medicine from University of Bristol in 1987, then trained and worked as a general practitioner in Australia and Hampshire before specialising in public health medicine in Southampton, where I subsequently became Deputy Director, NETSCC, Health Technology Assessment (HTA) .
In 1999 I began work as a Consultant in Public Health Medicine at North and East Devon Health Authority, then Director of Public Health for Mid Devon Primary Care Trust. I combined this NHS work with academic work at the University of Exeter as founding Director of the Peninsula Technology Assessment Group (PenTAG), becoming a full time academic at Exeter in 2003. I was appointed to a Chair in Public Health in 2007.
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University of Exeter
Areas of expertise
Public Health, Health Technology Assessment, Evidence Synthesis, Health Services Research
15 November 2017
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centred delivery. This study addresses...
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to provide high quality care for...
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Theme: Mental Health & Dementia
Realist review of interventions to tackle healthcare professionals’
mental ill health and its impacts on...
Theme: Evidence for Policy and Practice
This evaluation (EmMA) provides an independent and qualitative
review of the first iteration of the...