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Staff Profile

Prof Rod Sheaff

Professor in Health Services Research

Kath Maguire

For PenCLAHRC I have contributed to the VTE ,COCOA and PFMT projects. I also research health-care commissioning; primary care integration; the organisation of professional partnerships and co-operatives; the conduct and governance of NHS boards; preventing recurrent hospital admissions for older people; healthcare networks, having researched in Germany, Italy, Russia, Portugal and the USA and elsewhere.

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Contact by phone
01752 586652

Employed by
Plymouth University

Areas of expertise
Health Policy, Implementation, Organisational Theory, International Health Systems

Projects

The Patient Safety Collaborative Evaluation Study (PiSCES)

VTE

Pelvic Floor Muscle Training

Person-Centred Coordinated Care (P3C)

From programme theory to logic models for Multispecialty Community Providers: A realist evidence synthesis

Publications

Implementation of evidence-based national guidance on venous thromboembolism prophylaxis for hospital in-patients in England

Has incentive payment improved venous thrombo-embolism risk assessment and treatment of hospital in-patients?

Understanding professional partnerships and non-hierarchical organisations (OP112 report)

The implementation of NICE guidance on venous thromboembolism risk assessment and prophylaxis: A before- after observational study to assess the impact on patient safety across four hospitals in England

Integration and continuity of primary care: polyclinics and alternatives - a patient-centred analysis of how organisation constrains care co-ordination

Bridging the discursive gap between lay and medical discourse in care coordination

Evaluating a Dementia Learning Community: exploratory study and research implications

From programme theory to logic models for multispecialty community providers: a realist evidence synthesis

(COCOA) Care for Offenders Continuity of Access

Risks, dangers and competing clinical decisions on venous thromboembolism prophylaxis in hospital care

General practitioner contributions to achieving sustained healthcare for offenders: a quantitative study

How can frontline expertise and new models of care best contribute to safely reducing avoidable acute admissions? A mixed-methods study of four acute hospitals.

Upcoming Events

Sep
11

Searching and Review Clinic

Room 2.17, South Cloisters, St Lukes 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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Sep
27

Searching and Review Clinic

Room N14, ITTC Building, Plymouth

These clinics have been set up to help the PenCLAHRC Evidence Synthesis Team to manage and respond...
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News

Job opportunity - PenCLAHRC Research Fellow

02 August 2018

The University of Plymouth Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry are looking to recruit a Research Fellow within...
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Professor Ken Stein appointed Director of the NIHR Systematic Reviews Programme

22 July 2018

PenCLAHRC’s Deputy Director, Professor Ken Stein, has been appointed as Programme Director for the NIHR Systematic Reviews (SR)...
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Celebrating positives in the classroom may improve child behaviour and mental health

18 July 2018

Training teachers to focus their attention on positive conduct, and to avoid jumping to correct...
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News

Research Projects

Improving Continence

Theme: Evidence for Policy and Practice

What is the available evidence for interventions relating to improving continence for children and young...
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UNTEST

Theme: Diagnostics & Stratified Medicine

How can we help GPs make better use of thyroid function tests?
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Research Projects