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  • Staffing on Wards: Slides and Discussion

    05 April 2019

    NIHR Dissemination Centre launched its themed review Staffing on Wards on 26th March at Hammersmith Hospital. An invited audience of 80 people listened to presentation about the evidence and held table discussions about the implications of the research evidence.

  • Emma on Highlight: Management of Labour

    Emma, 14 March 2019

    Emma had her first baby eight months ago, she talks about how useful she thinks our Highlight: Management of Labour will be to expectant mothers.

  • Annie's labour story

    Annie - patient, 14 March 2019

    Interview with mother of two young children, Annie, about the management of labour Highlight.
    Annie lives in Sheffield. She has two children, a two year old son and a daughter aged five months.

  • Assistive Technology Themed Review launch event

    Alison Ford, 04 February 2019

    Last month the NIHR Dissemination Centre hosted 55 enthusiastic occupational therapists, local authority commissioners, adult care social services, researchers, industry, carers and service users to launch the publication 'Help at Home'.

  • Why is assistive technology not being used by more older people?

    Sylvia Wyatt, 04 December 2018

    Older people with long-term conditions could make greater use of assistive technology, which would help prevent crises and hospital admissions. Assistive technology comprises a very wide range of equipment that meets someone’s daily needs, whether at home, in a care home, out in the community or at work.

  • Care Under Pressure: Going beyond individual-level interventions to improve doctors’ mental health

    Dr Daniele Carrieri, 21 June 2018

    "The most tragic thing in the world is a sick doctor." A growing number of doctors, from medical students to senior consultants, are experiencing mental-ill health including stress, burnout, alcohol and drug addiction, depression and suicide.

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