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Staff Profile

Simon Briscoe

Information Specialist

Kath Maguire

I joined the University of Exeter Medical School (UEMS) as an information specialist in September 2012. Since May 2017 I have mainly worked with the Exeter Health Services & Delivery Research (HS&DR) Evidence Synthesis Centre, which is supported by PenCLAHRC. My role is to carry out literature searching for reviews, mainly by using bibliographic and grey literature databases, and to provide reviewing support. I am also part of the UEMS information specialist team and Evidence Synthesis and Modelling for health Improvement (ESMI).

I previously worked as an information specialist for Warwick Evidence at the University of Warwick (2011-2012) and as a clinical librarian and library assistant at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (2010-2011). I have an MSc in Library and Information Studies from City University, London (2009).

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Contact by phone
01392 726658

Employed by
University of Exeter

Areas of expertise
Information Science

Projects

Interventions to improve antimicrobial prescribing of doctors in training (IMPACT) - a realist review

PenCHORD - Review of Operational Research in scheduled and unscheduled care

Publications

The loss of the NHS EED and DARE databases and the effect on evidence synthesis and evaluation

Involving disabled children and young people as partners in research: a systematic review

Assessing the impact of upper limb impairment following stroke: a qualitative enquiry using internet-based personal accounts of stroke survivors

How do older people describe their sensory experiences of the natural world? A systematic review of the qualitative evidence

A structured literature review of simulation modelling applied to Emergency Departments: current patterns and emerging trends

Understanding the challenge of weight loss maintenance: A systematic review and synthesis of qualitative research on weight loss maintenance

N of 1 trials and the optimal individualisation of drug treatments: a systematic review protocol

Interventions to improve antimicrobial prescribing of doctors in training: the IMPACT (IMProving Antimicrobials presCribing of doctors in Training) realist review

Tests for screening for hearing loss in children about to start school (Protocol)

Social and professional influences on antimicrobial prescribing for doctors-in-training: a realist review

The clinical effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of cetuximab (review of technology appraisal no. 176) and panitumumab (partial review of technology appraisal no. 240) for previously untreated metastatic colorectal cancer: a systematic review and economic

Using realist review to inform intervention development: Methodological illustration and conceptual platform for collaborative care in offender mental health

Upcoming Events

Jun
28

Search Advice Clinic for Systematic...

Room 2.35, South Cloisters, St Lukes 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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Jul
03

PPI Advice Clinic

The University of Exeter, St Luke's campus, South Cloisters

Patient and Public Involvement Clinic What? These clinics have been set up to help the PenCLAHRC PPI Team manage and respond...
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Calendar

News

New research will evaluate ways to improve continence for disabled children

21 June 2018

Learning to manage going to the toilet independently is an important milestone in child development....
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Hypnosis may help reduce distress of cancer treatment in children

19 June 2018

Hypnosis could help to reduce the fear of medical procedures in children and young people...
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Job Opportunity – PenCLAHRC Research Fellow (Information Specialist)

15 June 2018

The University of Plymouth are looking to recruit a Research Fellow (Information Specialist) within PenCLAHRC. The key purpose of...
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News

Research Projects

UNTEST

Theme: Diagnostics & Stratified Medicine

How can we help GPs make better use of thyroid function tests?
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Sharing Evidence Routine for a Patient Centred Plan of Action (SHERPA)

Theme: Person-Centred Care

This project aims to offer a structured approach for GP trainees to manage consultations with...
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Research Projects