An evaluation of the Educator Development Programme (EDP)

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 […]

Evaluating anaesthetic trainee’s ability and confidence to perform an emergency scalpel cricothyroidotomy after the implementation of a collaborative anaesthetic and surgical training programme.

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

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 […]

EPRC Poster’s Success at IPCNC

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 […]

Jack et al THET paper published

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 […]

CAT article published in Innov-age

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 […]