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Staff Profile

Dr Laura Pickup

Research Fellow

Kath Maguire

I joined PenCLAHRC (Exeter Medical School) in November 2016. My role within PenCLAHRC is to demonstrate how implementation science can inform healthcare organisations to transfer scientific evidence into practical solutions to enhance safety and efficiency of healthcare services.

I am a Chartered Ergonomist and have a clinical background as a Physiotherapist within the NHS. I have experience in field based research and consultancy activities within healthcare organisations, primarily understanding how system design impacts the safety and performance of everyday work. I continue to provide training in the area of Human Factors and support MSc level courses relating to healthcare Human Factors.

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Contact by phone
01392 724474

Employed by
University of Exeter

Areas of expertise
Qualitative Research, Applied Healthcare Research, Human Factors

Projects

PenCHORD- Evaluation of the PenCHORD Health Service Modelling Associates programme (EmMA)

Upcoming Events

Oct
30

Searching and Review Clinic

Room 1.47, South Cloisters, 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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Nov
06

PPI Advice Clinics

Exeter (South Cloisters, St Luke’s)

Do you need to involve service users in your work? Whatever your query, from finding out...
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Calendar

News

Research shows weight loss can be boosted fivefold thanks to novel mental imagery technique

24 September 2018

Overweight people who used a new motivational intervention called Functional Imagery Training (FIT) lost an...
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PenCHORD teach at international summer school focused on economic modelling in healthcare

20 September 2018

This August saw the first International Summer School Riga (ISSR), which was hosted and organised...
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Stroke doubles dementia risk, concludes large-scale study

31 August 2018

People who have had a stroke are around twice as likely to develop dementia, according...
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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