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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

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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Calendar

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