CLAHRC PhD network

56 PhD students are currently funded by the NIHR CLAHRC YH programme:

Topics include:

  • Is there a role for patients and relatives in monitoring, detecting and escalating clinical deterioration in hospital?
  • Learning from Positive Deviants to improve Patient Safety
  • Examining the burden of complex health needs on children, their families and communities and health and social care services: the Born in Bradford Cohort
  • Perioperative care of high-risk patients
  • Free Exercise! Does the Leeds Let's Get Active (LLGA) scheme help to increase physical activity and reduce health inequalities?"
  • How to peer/lay interventions help to reduce inequalitites in community health promotion interventions based on the salutogentic approach
  • Investigating associations between green space, health and mortality in population cohorts' 
  • International migrants’ use of Emergency services in Sheffield, England
  • Diabetes and Serious Mental Illness in South Asians
  • Understanding the Association between Poor Sexual Health and Serious Mental Illness
  • An ethnographic study of the knowledge mobilisation (KM) activities of advanced nurse practitioners (ANPs) in discharging patients with exacerbations of long term conditions (LTCs) from the emergency department (ED)
  • A comparative study of demographic and nutritional factors in relation to birth outcomes among adolescent and adult pregnant women
  • Economics of interventions in early childhood"
  • The use of telemedicine in remote health care provision for older adults residing in care homes
  • Exploring the economics of unified budgets for health and social care"
  • Hunger, austerity and ethnicity
  • Walking in Pregnancy (WiP) - a social networking physical activity intervention for pregnant obese women
  • Putting patients at the centre of design to improve the quality of care; investigating experience based co-design (EBCD) within the healthcare setting
  • Delirium and Acute Stroke: The incidence, severity and duration of delirium and the long term outcomes for patients post stroke and delirium.
  • Informing a new intervention for adolescents with type 1 diabetes
  • The role of clinical supervision in stroke care

We offer additional learning and networking opportunities that can be found through our PhD blog http://clahrcyhdoctoralnetwork.wordpress.com.