Research Team: Professor Barbara Jack, Professor Mary O’Brien, Karen Kinloch Partners/Stakeholders: Queenscourt Hospice Southport, Marie Curie Institute Liverpool, Cheshire End of Life Partnership and Cheshire & Merseyside Palliative & End of Life Care Network Good quality and compassionate palliative and end of life care is dependent on care workers who feel confident in their ability […]
EHU staff: Prof Jeremy Brown, Prof Simon Rogers, Sergio Silverio, Prof John Sandars This study is in collaboration with Dr Peter Groom, Dr Ben Morton and Dr Simon Mercer, Consultant Anaesthetists at Aintree Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. Funded by the Difficult Airways Society and the Mersey School of Anaesthesia, this study is investigating trainee’s […]
Academic Palliative Care Unit will help “ensure that care provided to patients and their families is at the level of the best.” The study led by Professor Barbara Jack of the Evidence-based Practice Research Centre in the Faculty of Health and Social Care at Edge Hill University, aimed to explore the views of key stakeholders […]
‘Caring for and supporting the elderly to die at home – the impact of a bespoke Hospice at Home Service’, an article by Professor Barbara Jack, has been published in the recent issue of Innov-age Magazine. The issue containing Professor Jack’s Article can be found here.
A poster from a project led by Dr Kate Knighting and involving members of the EPRC team has won third prize at the International Palliative Care Network ‘e’ Conference (IPCNC). The poster, titled ‘Emergency Care Impact Assessment (ECIA) Project: Claire House Children’s Hospice’, was made by Tracy Mitchell and can be viewed here This conference also brought […]
The Edge Hill University developed Carers’ Alert Thermometer (CAT) has featured prominently in the recently published National Institute for Health Research Better Endings report. The full article with links to the report can be found here, with further information about the CAT tool available here.
Professor Barbara Jack and colleges have had their paper THET related paper published by Globalization and Health. The paper along, entitled ‘The personal value of being part of a Tropical Health Education Trust (THET) links programme to develop a palliative care degree programme in Sub Saharan Africa: a descriptive study of the views of volunteer UK […]
Professor Barbara Jack and Professor Mary O’Brien were invited to speak at the NAHH Annual Conference held at the Met Hotel in Leeds, presenting on 2nd October 2015. Professor Jack and Professor O’Brien spoke about the Carers’ Alert Thermometer at the conference hosted by the National Association for Hospice at Home.
Professor Barbara Jack, EPRC Director, and a number of colleagues in the EPRC team have had an article published in Innov-age, a magasine promoting excellence in health and eldercare. The article illustrates the development of the Carers Alert Thermometer (CAT). Furthermore, Prof Jack’s expert perspective comes under the ‘spotlight’ in this issue. The publication can […]
Dr Mary O’Brien, Reader in Health Research, EPRC, recently presented findings from a study exploring the bereavement needs of carers of people with Motor Neurone Disease (MND) at the 12th Annual Allied Professionals’ Forum in Brussels, Belgium, hosted by the International Alliance of ALS/MND Associations.