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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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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

Upcoming Events

Apr
25

Search Advice Clinic for Systematic...

ITTC Building, Plymouth (Cafe area: please go to Reception on arrival where a member of the team will meet you)

These clinics have been set up to help the PenCLAHRC Evidence Synthesis Team to manage and respond...
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May
08

Qualitative Research Advice Clinic for...

South Cloisters Room SC2.17, St Luke's Campus, University of Exeter

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

Exeter clinicians and researchers help shape proposals to improve stroke services in Northern Ireland

08 April 2019

Pioneering work by Professor Martin James, a senior NHS clinician for stroke services in Exeter...
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Successful home-based heart rehabilitation programme rolled out

08 April 2019

A new rehabilitation programme, which helps heart failure patients achieve better quality of life from...
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STARS launches second phase of Incredible Years Teacher Classroom Management Programme

04 April 2019

The first phase of The Supporting Teachers And childRen in Schools (STARS) programme, a randomised...
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Research Projects

Social Prescribing - Understanding what works in, and supporting provision of, nature - based therapeutic interventions for people with an identifiable mental illness

Theme: Healthy People, Healthy Environments

We have been awarded funding from DEFRA to identify what works in the use of...
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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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Research Projects