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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

Scoping and Searching to Support Realist Approaches

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

From programme theory to logic models for multispecialty community providers: a realist evidence synthesis

From programme theory to logic models for multispecialty community providers: a realist evidence synthesis.

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

Upcoming Events

Oct
30

Searching and Review Clinic

Room 1.47, South Cloisters, 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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Nov
06

PPI Advice Clinics

Exeter (South Cloisters, St Luke’s)

Do you need to involve service users in your work? Whatever your query, from finding out...
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Calendar

News

Research shows weight loss can be boosted fivefold thanks to novel mental imagery technique

24 September 2018

Overweight people who used a new motivational intervention called Functional Imagery Training (FIT) lost an...
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PenCHORD teach at international summer school focused on economic modelling in healthcare

20 September 2018

This August saw the first International Summer School Riga (ISSR), which was hosted and organised...
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Stroke doubles dementia risk, concludes large-scale study

31 August 2018

People who have had a stroke are around twice as likely to develop dementia, according...
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News

Research Projects

D-PACT: Dementia - Person Aligned Care Team

Theme: Mental Health & Dementia

The Dementia – PACT (D-PACT) programme is a five-year project, funded by a National Institute...
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PenCHORD - Optimising the location of urgent care sites in Cornwall

Theme: PenCHORD

This project aimed to assess the optimal number and location of sites for patients to...
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Research Projects