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Sharon Blake

PenCRU Associate Research Fellow

Kath Maguire

I joined PenCRU, a childhood disability research unit within Child Health in January 2014. Prior to this I have worked with children, families and professionals across children services, including fostering, youth offending and early years. PenCRU has a Family Faculty who advise and work in partnership with the research team to carry out research which is useful and relevant to them. I am currently working on a systematic review with staff from PenCLAHRC looking at the evidence for whole body sleep positioning systems prescribed for children with cerebral palsy. This Cochrane review will hopefully be completed and published by the end of 2014.

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Contact by phone
01392 726046

Employed by
University of Exeter

Areas of expertise
Child Health

Publications

Sleep positioning for children with cerebral palsy

Resources for parents raising a disabled child in the UK

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26

Qualitative Research Advice Clinic for...

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Whether you are a postgraduate student, academic or researcher, you can book an appointment to speak...
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27

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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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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