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Staff Profile

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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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

Upcoming Events

Sep
27

Making sense of health research...

Plymouth - John Bull Building - SR4

An introduction to making sense of evidence   Introduction to Making Sense of Evidence During this talk a...
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Sep
28

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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News

Professor Rob Anderson wins prestigious book prize

15 September 2017

  Rob Anderson, Associate Professor of Health Economics and Evaluation, was one of the authors to...
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Job opportunity: Graduate Communications Assistant

04 September 2017

We are looking to recruit a Communications Assistant to support the Engagement, Research Information and...
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Stroke Association awards funding for stroke thrombectomy collaboration

16 August 2017

A study into a new and more effective treatment for acute stroke in England, carried...
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Research Projects

Improving the mental health of children and young people with long term conditions

Theme: Mental Health & Dementia

Systematic review evaluating the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of interventions aimed at improving the mental health...
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Cognitive Monitoring in Planned Arthroplasty Surgery Study (CoMPASS)

Theme: Evidence for Policy and Practice

SWARM are developing a study looking at post-operative cognitive dysfunction (POCD). In an initial...
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Research Projects