The SUPPORT (SUpporting health Professionals to help Parents address OveRweighT in children) study explored the experiences of primary health care professionals in discussing with parents the weight of their children. Led by Dr Miranda Pallan This study intended to address the reluctance to have conversations with parents about their children achieving a healthier weight.
SUPPORT (SUpporting health Professionals to help Parents address OveRweighT in children) Study
Risk, Abuse and Violence
A multidisciplinary group led by Dr Caroline Bradbury-Jones in the School of Nursing brings together research and evidence in relation to risk, abuse and violence. This is intended to inform education and clinical practice in health and social care. The research expertise across the group includes nursing, economics, public health, psychology, dentistry and social work.
Risk, Abuse and Violence programme
Improving access to primary care amongst the homeless
Dr Vibhu Paudyal is interested in research in relation to improving access to primary care services for persons experiencing homelessness. He has led research undertaking healthcare needs assessment in homeless population through qualitative studies and analysis of healthcare utilisation data; and development and evaluation of innovative service models to improve access to care, particularly in the context of extended roles delivered by pharmacists.