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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

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

Person-Centred Coordinated Care (P3C)

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

(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

Apr
23

LKD Seminar: The art of...

Room 3.06, South Cloisters, St Luke’s Campus, Exeter and video-conferenced to F083 KSpa, Truro and MR10 JBB, Plymouth

Learning, Knowing, Doing Series Seminar Speaker:  Dr Roman Kislov, Senior Research Fellow in the University of...
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Apr
24

Searching and Review Clinic

Room 2.35, 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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Calendar

News

Improving health care pathways for patients with chronic conditions

05 April 2018

PenCLAHRC Senior Research Fellow, Dr Helen Lloyd, has spoken to the BBC about the impacts...
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Partner in Focus - Devon Partnership NHS Trust

29 March 2018

As a partnership of NHS Trusts across Devon, Cornwall and Somerset, plus the Universities of...
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Does brain function really decline after hip and knee surgery?

28 March 2018

A new study due to launch in the South West aims to explore if brain...
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News

Research Projects

How can schools best support parents' engagement in their children's learning?

Theme: Evidence for Policy and Practice

This project aims to address how schools can best engage parents in their children’s learning....
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What are the effects of 'robopets' on the health and wellbeing of residents in care homes? A systematic review of qualitative and quantitative evidence

Theme: Mental Health & Dementia

A systematic review that aims to create a state-of-knowledge synthesis on the impact of robopet-human...
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Research Projects