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Technology for falls prevention in the hospital setting: a mixed method synthesis of the evidence to inform best practice. Apr 1, 2018 - Mar 31, 2019
Falls are a major public health issue, affecting many people. Falls are more common in older people and with the ageing population, falls will become an increasing problem. Falls in the hospital setting can cause distress, injury and even death. It i... Read More about Technology for falls prevention in the hospital setting: a mixed method synthesis of the evidence to inform best practice..

Functional Disorders Scoping Review May 1, 2020 - Oct 31, 2020
Systematic scoping review on management of functional disorders using recognised scoping review methodology (Joanna Briggs)

The experience and impact of remote service provision during COVID-19 to inform sustainable high-quality Allied Health Professions (AHP) service delivery models in NHS Grampian Apr 1, 2021 - Mar 31, 2024
Allied Health Professionals provide vital diagnostic, rehabilitative and preventive interventions to the population. AHPs in NHS Grampian embraced new ways of working in response to COVID-19, which included the rapid deployment of remote AHP service... Read More about The experience and impact of remote service provision during COVID-19 to inform sustainable high-quality Allied Health Professions (AHP) service delivery models in NHS Grampian.

Conversational Artificial Intelligence Interventions for Encouraging Physical Activity in Older Adults Oct 1, 2021 - Sep 30, 2022
This project will develop an innovative technology solution for better communication between end-users and digital health intervention apps by identifying, extending, and testing suitable conversational AI algorithms to deliver digital behaviour chan... Read More about Conversational Artificial Intelligence Interventions for Encouraging Physical Activity in Older Adults.

Development of a pre-rehabilitation program informed by cognitive behavioural therapy (pR-CBT) to improve outcomes in total knee arthroplasty (TKA) Apr 1, 2022 - Mar 31, 2024
Total knee arthroplasty (TKA) is one of the most common and effective treatments for severe knee osteoarthritis, with >100,000 knee replacements performed in the UK annually. Despite success in reduction of pain after knee replacements, around 1 in 5... Read More about Development of a pre-rehabilitation program informed by cognitive behavioural therapy (pR-CBT) to improve outcomes in total knee arthroplasty (TKA).

Physiotherapists views on patient handling, work-related musculoskeletal disorders and the potential role of targeted exercise in preparing for occupational demands. Apr 1, 2023 - Nov 30, 2024
During their career, almost 70% of UK physiotherapists experience muscle, joint or bone pain that they believe is caused by their work; these are known as work-related musculoskeletal disorders (WRMSDs). In 2019/2020 WRMSDs cost the NHS approximately... Read More about Physiotherapists views on patient handling, work-related musculoskeletal disorders and the potential role of targeted exercise in preparing for occupational demands..