Current projects in the Centre for Health and Clinical Research

Current and future funded projects undertaken by researchers in the centre.

Projects starting 2015

Cedar2 Children's Ear Drops for eAR pain: a double blind, placebo-controlled, randomised trial
Project Manager: Margaret Fletcher
Dates: 01/01/2015 - 31/12/2017 (24 months)
Funder: NIHR
Project funding: £1,377,900

Academic Partners of COMBACTE 3
Project Manager: David Evans
Dates: 01/0412015 - 31/12/2017 (24 months)
Funder: European Commission
Project funding: £61,025,400

Smart Ambulance: European Procurer's Platform
Project Manager: Jonathan Benger
Dates: 02/03/2015 - 01/11/2015 (8 months)
Funder: European Commission
Project funding: £350,444

Arthritis Research UK Nurse and Allied Health Professional career development internships
Project Manager: Sarah Hewlett
Dates: 01/03/2015 - 31/12/2018 (36 months)
Funder: Arthritis Research UK
Project funding: £120,000

Training needs analysis, Mental Capacity Act training
Project Manager: Pam Moule
Dates: 01/03/2015 - 31/12/2015 (12 months)
Funder: Wiltshire Clinical Commissioning Group
Project funding: £85,000

Projects starting 2014

Measuring quality in Community Nursing: a mixed method's study
Project Manager: Sue Horrocks
Dates: 01/04/2014 - 31/12/2016 (33 months)
Funder: NIHR
Project funding: £580,540
Mnemic neglect in people affected with Mild Alzheimer’s disease: replicating and extending findings from Experimental Social Psychology
Project Manager: Richard Cheston
Dates: 01/07/2014 - 31/01/2016 (18 months)
Funder: Alzheimer's Society
Project funding: £52,000
Early detection to improve outcome in patients with recent onset psoriatic arthritis
Project Manager: Sarah Hewlett
Dates: 01/09/2014 - 31/08/2019 (60 months)
Funder: National Institute for Health Research
Project funding: £85,617
Collaborations for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care (CLAHRC) application
Project Manager: Jenny Ames
Dates: 01/01/2014 – 31/12/2018
Funder: National Institute for Health Research
Total project funding: £9,000,000

Projects starting 2013

Men and Rheumatoid Arthritis
Project Manager: Caroline Flurey
Dates: 01/02/2013 - 31/01/2016 (36 months)
Funder: Arthritis Research Campaign(now Arthritis Research UK)
Project funding: £138,852
Clinical Lectureship
Project Manager: Candy McCabe
Dates: 01/01/2013 - 31/12/2015 (36 months)
Funder: National Institute for Health Research Trainees Coordinating Centre
Project funding: £35,621
Bristol Girls Dance Project: A cluster randomised controlled trial of an after-school dance programme to increase physical activity among 11-12 year old girls (BGDP full trial)
Project Manager: Jane Powell
Dates: 01/04/2013 - 31/07/2015 (28 months)
Funder: NIHR Public Health Research Programme NETSCC
Project funding: £300,000
Wellspring - EDDS (EDDS)
Project Manager: Richard Kimberlee
Dates: 04/03/2013 - 28/02/2016 (36 months)
Funder: BIG Lottery Fund
Project funding: £299,994
Feasibility study for an RCT to evaluate an intervention for parents early in the diagnosis of juvenile idiopathic arthritis
Project Manager: Margaret Fletcher
Dates: 01/02/2013 - 30/10/2015 (33 months)
Funder: National Institute for Health Research
Project funding: £239,347
Randomised trial of immediate versus delayed fluid resuscitation following blunt civilian trauma: a feasibility study
Project Manager: Jonathan Benger
Dates: 01/06/2013 - 31/10/2015 (29 months)
Funder: Health Technology Assessment Programme
Project funding: £697,332
A preliminary comparison of wards for people with dementia using patient engagement time with other wards delivering standard care alone
Project Manager: Richard Cheston
Dates: 01/06/2013 - 31/03/2015 (22 months)
Funder: National Institute for Health Research
Project funding: £114,888

Projects starting 2012

Healing Foundation Children's Burns Centre
Project Manager: Toity Deave
Dates: 01/07/2012 - 30/06/2017 (60 months)
Funder: The Healing Foundation
Project funding: £579,395
A comprehensive physiotherapy intervention for benign joint hypermobility syndrome: a feasibility study
Project Manager: Shea Palmer
Dates: 01/07/2012 - 01/07/2015 (3 years)
Funder: National Institute for Health Research Health Services Research Programme
Project funding: £338,106
Promoting Physical Activity in Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) (PARA)
Project Manager: Fiona Cramp
Dates: 11/06/2012 - 10/06/2015 (36 months)
Funder: University Hospitals Bristol Foundation Trust
Project funding: £113,376

Projects starting 2011

Developing effective, deliverable and affordable models of care for the management of chronic knee pain and osteoarthritis within a community setting
Project Manager: Dr Nicola Walsh
Dates: 31/01/2011 - 30/01/2016 (5 years)
Funder: Arthritis Research UK
Project funding: £350,822

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