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Dr Ruth Gwernan-Jones

Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Evidence Synthesis

Kath Maguire

Starting in February 2018, Dr Gwernan-Jones is working on systematic reviews of quantitative and qualitative research about the experience of care in hospital for people with dementia and those who care for them, the Caring about Care project. She will be leading the systematic reviews of qualitative research. Caring about Care aims to develop a model for change in hospital practice to improve the experience of care for people with dementia. We will create a model for beneficial change based on synthesised findings across the quantitative and qualitative reviews, and then collaborate with healthcare practitioners and commissioners, people with dementia and their carers to ensure the plans for service change are feasible and relevant. 

 

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Employed by
The University of Exeter

Areas of expertise
Mental Health, Special Educational Needs, Identity, Inclusion, Systematic review and synthesis of qualitative research

Publications

School-based interventions for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder: a systematic review with multiple synthesis methods.

Upcoming Events

Sep
24

Searching and Review Clinic

South Cloisters 2.35, 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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Sep
25

Making Sense of Evidence: One...

The Canalside, Bridgwater

PenCLAHRC Free One Day Workshop Making Sense of Evidence - discover how to use evidence to...
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News

Research shows parental involvement plays key role in children's academic attainment

18 September 2019

New research has shown how parental engagement has a positive effect on a child’s academic...
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Management Board Chair appointed at start of new era of Health Research in the Southwest

28 August 2019

Dr Barbara Vann has been appointed chair of the NIHR Applied Research Collaboration (ARC) South...
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Job Opportunity: Senior Research Fellow PenARC

15 August 2019

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Senior Research Fellow with expertise in qualitative...
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Research Projects

Understanding stakeholders’ perspectives on implementing deprescribing in care homes (STOPPING)

Theme: CLAHRC - Person-Centred Care

We have been awarded funding from the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) to develop...
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SAMueL – Stroke Audit Machine Learning

Theme: PenCHORD

This study aims to develop a tool for doctors to help them review and improve...
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Research Projects