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
Project investigates safety of AI-powered telemedicine system
An expert from the University’s Centre for Health Technology is part of a research team testing the use of surgery follow-up phone calls made by an ‘AI assistant’.
Study seeks best way to meet ‘tidal wave of rehab need’ remotely
A new one-year project is looking urgently at the best ways to remotely assess people with long-term physical conditions, and those recovering from COVID-19.
Research panel chair appointment for Plymouth medical research statistician
Siobhan Creanor has been appointed NIHR Research for Patient Benefit (RfPB) Regional Advisory Panel Chair for the South West Region.
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).
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.
Realist synthesis of doctor remediation
University of Plymouth's RESTORE (REalist SynThesis of dOctor REmediation)
National Institute for Health Research
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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
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