Projects

The LIFEGUARD Study: Responding to people in danger.

A feasibility study to co-develop a community pharmacy response service for domestic violence and suicidal ideation
Funded by NIHR Research for Patient Benefit, awarded £370,000. Key contact: Dr Soloman
The main aim of this study is to co-develop and evaluate the feasibility of a community pharmacy response service / intervention for people in danger from domestic violence or suicidal ideation.


SMART-MS: Strengthening Mental Abilities with Relational Training in Multiple Sclerosis
Funded by NIHR Research for Patient Benefit, awarded £149,000 Key contact: Prof Graham Law
The main aim of this study is to develop and conduct feasibility and pilot studies exploring Strengthening Mental Abilities with Relational Training (SMART) for people with MS.


Hypos can strike twice: Effect of implementing an ambulance clinician delivered hypoglycaemia intervention on repeat ambulance calls, attendances and transportation to hospital

HypoStrikeTwice

Funded by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Applied Research Collaboration East Midlands, awarded £200,000. Key contact: Professor Niro Siriwardena
This is a non-randomised stepped wedge study with a mixed-methods process evaluation study which aims to evaluate the effect of implementing the ‘Hypo’s can strike twice’ intervention to patients with diabetes and hypoglycaemia attended by East Midlands Ambulance Service NHS Trust in the East Midlands region.


Community First Responders’ role in the current and future rural health and care workforce
Funded by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Health Services and Delivery Research Programme, awarded £471,000. Key contact: Professor Niro Siriwardena
This is a mixed methods study which aims to work with PPI and stakeholders throughout to develop recommendations for future innovations in rural CFR provision by investigating current activity, costs of provision, and views of patients, public, CFR schemes and rural care providers.