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Behavioural Insights to Overcome Vaccine Hesitancy in COVID-19

Leads: Dr Kelly-Ann Schmidtke, Dr Laura Kudrna, Dr Angela Noufaily, Prof Aileen Clarke

Date: 01/04/2021

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Thu 01 Apr 2021, 13:50 | Tags: Theme 7 Public Health

Birmingham and Lambeth Liver Evaluation Testing Strategies (BALLETS) Follow-On Study

This is a follow-up to our previous work (2005-10), which evaluated mildly abnormal liver function test results in patients with no known liver disease. The aim is to compare various outcomes (inpatient admissions, outpatient appointments, A&E attendance, death) in people who did or did not have fatty livers in the original study, to gain a better understanding of longer-term health outcomes.

Tue 02 Mar 2021, 15:15 | Tags: Margaret Peters Centre

Obstetric Anal Sphincter Injuries (OASIS) Clinics

The aim of this research is to establish whether specialised Obstetric Anal Sphincter Injures (OASIS) clinics diagnose and treat post-birth injuries sooner. We are investigating this by focusing on three questions: [1] Does having an OASIS clinic reduce the length of time between giving birth and having a post-birth injury operation? [2] Does having an OASIS clinic increase the number of day case operations as a percentage of the total? [3] Are patients travelling further to a trust with an OASIS clinic in order to have their post-birth operation?

Tue 02 Mar 2021, 15:15 | Tags: Margaret Peters Centre

An Evaluation of Community Assessment, Diagnosis and Incidence of Neonatal Jaundice in Birmingham and Solihull Local Maternity System

We are focussing on neonatal jaundice assessments in the community, looking at both transcutaneous bilirubin and serum bilirubin results and establishing any trends. In addition, we are looking at whether transcutaneous testing can reduce the need for invasive serum bilirubin testing and plan to use the findings to influence the design of a new clinical pathway.

Tue 02 Mar 2021, 15:15 | Tags: Margaret Peters Centre

The Impact of Food Banks on Malnutrition

Over the past ten years, the number of food banks and the number of food parcels they dispense has increased every year. The aim of this project is to investigate the relationship between the existence of food banks and the risk of diseases of poverty, particularly malnutrition, using geostatistical modelling.

Tue 02 Mar 2021, 15:15 | Tags: Margaret Peters Centre

Assessing the Impact and Implementation of NICE TA and NIHR HTA Signals on NHS Clinical Practice

Following on from our previous work looking at the uptake of recommendations made in Health Technology Reports, we plan to track changes over time in uptake for six further trials. This study is in the early stages and will provide further insight into the effects of HTA recommendations.

Tue 02 Mar 2021, 15:14 | Tags: Margaret Peters Centre

Age-Standardised Trends in Causes and Predictors of In-Hospital Stay and 30-Day Readmissions in Heart Failure: a Population-Based Analysis of Deprivation, Sex and Ethnicity in England

There are three main aims in this study: [1] to describe trends in emergency admissions for heart failure and subsequent readmissions within 30 days; [2] to analyse whether these trends vary by age, sex, ethnic group or deprivation; [3] to establish key predictive factors for 30-day readmissions split by cause and by time window. First draft of this manuscript is currently being written. Analysis for this project is underway, in collaboration with ARC East Midlands.

Tue 02 Mar 2021, 15:14 | Tags: Margaret Peters Centre

Age at Onset, Mortality, and Life-Years Lost for Five Cardiovascular Disease Conditions: Differences by Ethnicity and Diabetes Status

Compared to other ethnicities, South Asians have remarkably higher risks of diabetes and cardiovascular diseases. Diabetes is about three times more prevalent in South Asians than in White Europeans and occurs over a decade earlier. South Asians with diabetes are also at increased risk of diabetes complications and have a higher mortality rate from coronary heart disease and stroke. Our aim is to investigate contemporary trends by ethnicity of several cardiovascular outcomes and life expectancy in people with and without type 2 diabetes. Analysis for this project is underway, in collaboration with ARC East Midlands.

Tue 02 Mar 2021, 15:14 | Tags: Margaret Peters Centre

Discontinuity Analysis: Examining Organisational Responses to Incentives

Hospitals in England receive a financial incentive to vaccinate frontline staff against influenza each autumn. We are examining data to find any evidence of a threshold effect at the uptake level which triggers a CQUIN payment. We are working towards a final draft of this manuscript.

Tue 02 Mar 2021, 15:13 | Tags: Margaret Peters Centre

Outcomes for Surgical Procedures Funded by the English Health Service but Carried Out in Public vs Independent Hospitals: a Database Study

We are undertaking a nationwide study to compare the outcomes of NHS patients undergoing routine operations in NHS hospitals vs Independent Sector Healthcare Providers (ISHPs). The aim is to describe and examine differences in length of stay and 28-day emergency readmissions between provider types. We are working towards a final draft of this manuscript.

Tue 02 Mar 2021, 15:13 | Tags: Margaret Peters Centre

Survey of women’s views of induction of labour at two maternity Trusts in the West Midlands

Lead: Sara Kenyon, Fiona Cross- Sudworth

Dates: February - July 2021

Funding: ARC Funded

Mon 01 Feb 2021, 00:00 | Tags: Projects Maternity Theme 4

The Health Improvement Network (Cegedim) becomes an approved supplier to Warwick University

The Health Improvement Network (Cegedim) is a large European database of fully anonymised and non-extrapolated Electronic Health Records collected at the physicians’ level and it is now available to all University members (please note that there is a fee charged for access to the database to get a quote please click here).

For more information please visit https://www.cegedim-health-data.com/cegedim-health-data/thin-the-health-improvement-network/.

Thu 21 Jan 2021, 13:40 | Tags: Projects Theme 3

RECOVERY-RS Respiratory Support: Respiratory Strategies in COVID-19; CPAP, High-flow, and standard care

Lead: Gavin Perkins

Dates: 4/1/2020 - 9/30/2021

Funding: NIHR

Thu 10 Dec 2020, 11:34 | Tags: Theme 2 Projects Acute Care Interfaces

Integrated care pioneers evaluation

Lead: Judith Smith

Dates: 7/1/2015 - 31/12/2020

Funding: NIHR

Thu 10 Dec 2020, 11:25 | Tags: Theme 2 Projects Acute Care Interfaces

Evaluation of Rapid Diagnostic Clinics in the West Midlands Cancer Alliance

Lead: Dan Lasserson

Dates: 01/01/2020 - 31/12/2021

Funding: NHSI and NHSE

Thu 10 Dec 2020, 11:09 | Tags: Theme 2 Projects Acute Care Interfaces

Evaluation of sector-led improvement in Adult Social Care

Lead: Professor Robin Miller

Dates: 01.10.2020 - 31.03.2021

Funding: WM Association of Directors of Adult Social Services

Fri 20 Nov 2020, 09:44 | Tags: Social Care Theme 8

Practice leadership in social work

Lead: Professor Robin Miller

Dates: 01.1.2020 - 31.07.2021

Funding: ARC Funded

Fri 20 Nov 2020, 09:42 | Tags: Social Care Theme 8

An exploration of the number and reason for pregnant and newly postnatal women’s attendance at Emergency Department at University Hospital Birmingham

Lead: Sara Kenyon, Lauren Carson

Dates: November 2020 – June 2021

Funding: ARC funded

Sun 01 Nov 2020, 00:00 | Tags: Projects Maternity Theme 4


Implementation of Strengths Based Practice

Lead: Robin Miller

Dates: 01.04.2020 - 31.03.2023

Funding: ARC Funded

Tue 07 Jul 2020, 08:24 | Tags: Social Care Projects Theme 8

BSOTS - Birmingham Symptom-specific Obstetric Triage System

Lead: Sara Kenyon

Dates: 01/10/2019 - TBC

Funding: ARC funded

Wed 24 Jun 2020, 14:39 | Tags: Projects Maternity Theme 4 Research methodology

A Cluster Randomised Controlled Trial to Increase Bowel Cancer Screening Uptake Amongst Non-Responders

Lead: Paramjit Gill

Dates: 01/10/2019 - 31/03/2021

Funding: Public Health England / NHS England

Thu 19 Mar 2020, 11:56 | Tags: Projects Research methodology Theme 6


Advancing clinical leadership in healthcare organisations to mobilise evidence into practice

Lead: Amy Grove

Dates: 01/12/2019 - 30/11/2024

Funding: NIHR

Thu 19 Mar 2020, 11:55 | Tags: Projects Research methodology Theme 6

Assessment of research literacy in hospital board papers

Lead: Richard Lilford

Thu 19 Mar 2020, 11:54 | Tags: Projects Research methodology Theme 6

Better outcomes for older people with spinal trouble: longitudinal qualitative study

Lead: Frances Griffiths

Dates: 01/04/2015 - 31/03/2021

Funding: NIHR

Thu 19 Mar 2020, 11:54 | Tags: Projects Research methodology Theme 6


Core standards in Screening (ICSIS)

Lead: Lena Alkudairy

Dates: 01/03/2020 - 31/12/2020

Thu 19 Mar 2020, 11:52 | Tags: Projects Research methodology Theme 6

End of life care preferences

Lead: Richard Lilford

Dates: 01/10/2019 - 30/09/2021

Funding: NIHR ARC West Midlands

Thu 19 Mar 2020, 11:50 | Tags: Projects Research methodology Theme 6


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