Nurse’s research to help older people live healthier lives
Helen Lyndon, a nurse consultant whose work centres on caring for older people, has begun a four-year fellowship at the University of Plymouth to develop and test a nurse-led intervention to improve healthy living in older people with frailty.
Podiatry academic awarded sought-after fellowship
University of Plymouth news: Podiatrist Dr Joanne Paton, and the Peninsula Clinical Trials Unit have been awarded one of only six national Clinical Trials Fellowships by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR).
Funding to investigate health improvement programmes in community supervision
Plymouth University news: People under community supervision, especially those recently release from prison, are in more need of health care than the rest of the population yet often have the most difficulty accessing it - this study addresses this issue
First dental NIHR portfolio study in the South West achieves full recruitment
Plymouth University news: An over-the-counter saliva test for gum disease could be one step nearer, now that a dental clinical trial in the South West has recruited all the patients it needs
National recognition for oral disease research
Plymouth University news: A study which could result in an 'over the counter' test for severe gum disease has been adopted by the National Institute for Health Research
E-coachER – useful web support for patients in an exercise referral scheme?
Plymouth University news: £1.3M funding for research asking - could web support encourage more patients with long-term conditions to take up and fully use the exercise referral scheme?