Publications

Evaluating a real-time feedback app to improve staff engagement

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The Staff Participation Engagement and Communication application (SPEaC-app), also known as Happy App by staff from University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust (UH Bristol), collects real-time, work-related mood feedback. CLAHRC West was research and evaluation partner on the project to develop and roll out the app across the trust.

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Working with the Bristol Somali community to improve outcomes for children with autism

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The needs and experiences of Somali families with children with autism aren’t well understood. We worked in partnership with Autism Independence (AI), a community group that supports Somali families affected by autism, to understand their experiences.

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Evaluating new investment in liaison psychiatry services at University Hospitals Bristol

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Extending the operating hours of the liaison psychiatry service at the Bristol Royal Infirmary’s (BRI) Emergency Department (ED) has led to improved care and outcomes for patients who have self-harmed, our economic evaluation has found.

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Low versus high dead space syringes

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Our research found that people who inject drugs support the use of detachable low dead space syringes. Evidence suggests that low dead space syringes with detachable needles could reduce the chance of spreading infections.

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Alcohol in pregnancy: do we know how little is too much?

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Consuming even small amounts of alcohol in pregnancy may be linked with higher chances of having a small baby and delivering prematurely, researchers have found. But they found very few studies investigating light drinking during pregnancy.

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