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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

External links
Plymouth Staff Profile

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

(COCOA) Care for Offenders Continuity of Access

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

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

May
03

PPI Advice Clinic

Plymouth, ITTC Building (PL6 8BX)

Whatever your query, from finding out more about Patient and Public Involvement to creating a PPI...
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May
09

Searching and Review Clinic

The University of Exeter, St Luke's campus, South Cloisters (Room 2.35)

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

News

Dr Nick Axford appointed as Associate Professor

21 April 2017

Dr Nick Axford joins PenCLAHRC this week as Associate Professor in Health Services and will...
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Want to stay mentally healthy in older age? Stimulate your brain in early life

20 April 2017

Stimulating the brain by taking on leadership roles at work or staying on in education...
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Job Opportunity - Trial Manager

10 April 2017

The University of Exeter Medical School is seeking a Trial Manager to take a lead...
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News

Research Projects

Comprehensive Mouth Care and Post-operative Pneumonia (CUPPA)

Theme: Evidence for Policy and Practice

A pilot study to see if comprehensive mouth-care reduces the incidence of post-operative pneumonia in...
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Changing Agendas on Sleep, Treatment and Learning in Epilepsy - A long term condition of children (CASTLE)

Theme: Evidence for Policy and Practice

PenCRU and the Evidence Synthesis Team are working with families, charities and health professionals specialising...
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Research Projects