Grant Awards

Grants at the NMAHP Research Unit cover a wide spectrum from randomised controlled trials to focus groups, involving paramedics, nurses, midwives, speech therapists etc. in diverse clinical areas. NMAHP Research Unit researchers have secured funding from a number of funders including NIHR, CRUK, MRC and CSO.

Abdominal massage for neurogenic bowel dysfunction in people with MS and spinal cord injury (AMBER)

Principal Investigator: Professor Doreen McClurg

Achieving Seamless Services for Scotland’s Children

Principal Investigator: Professor Helen Cheyne

ACTIVE - Authors and consumers together impacting of evidence (Phase I)

Principal Investigator: Dr Alex Pollock

Adapting the Pragmatic Explanatory Continuum Indicator Summary Tool (PRECIS-2) for Application to Implementation and Multi-Level Intervention Trials

Principal Investigator: National Institute of Health, Implementation Science, Division of Cancer Control and Population

Assets-based feeding help Before and After birth (ABA): feasibility study for improving breastfeeding initiation and continuation

Principal Investigator: University of Birmingham

Clinical and cost effectiveness of aphasia computer therapy compared with usual stimulation or attention control long term post stroke (Phase III) (CACTUS)

Principal Investigator: University of Sheffield

CATs Phase II

Principal Investigator: Professor Marian Brady

Clinical and cost-effectiveness of surgical options for the management of anterior and/or posterior vaginal wall prolapse: two randomised controlled trials within a Comprehensive Cohort Study (PROSPECT) (Phase III)

Principal Investigator: Professor Suzanne Hagen

Clinical Academic Research Careers for Scotland (CARC)

Principal Investigator: Professor Margaret Maxwell

Collaboration of Aphasia Trialists (CATs)

Principal Investigator: Professor Marian Brady

ConDuCT-II Hub. Collaboration and innovation for difficult and complex randomised controlled trials in invasive procedures. Theme 2: integrative and dynamic research methods to optimise recruitment for RCTs. (Phase II)

Principal Investigator: University of Bristol

CPIT III trial. Cessation of smoking in pregnancy incentives trial. (Phase III)

Principal Investigator: University of Stirling and University of Glasgow

Developing meta-ethnography reporting guidelines and standards for research (eMERGE)

Principal Investigator: Dr Emma France

Developing theory based behaviour change interventions to minimise drop-out in randomised controlled trials

Principal Investigator: Mary Wells

Development and clinical trial of a mixed (multi/single-use)catheter management package for users of intermittent catheterisation

Principal Investigator: University of Southampton

The development and initial validation of a screening scale for antenatal anxiety (Phase I)

Principal Investigator: Professor Helen Cheyne

Development and validation of a clinical prediction rule to guide and improve the treatment of female stress urinary incontinence

Principal Investigator: University of Montreal

Development of a sarcoma-specific patient-reported outcome measure

Principal Investigator: University College London Hospital

ECCO Oncopolicy project - systematic review

Principal Investigator: Dr Pauline Campbell

Enhancing stroke survivor recovery through effective goal setting in community rehabilitation (Phase I, II, III)

Principal Investigator: Dr Lesley Scobbie

The Evaluation of the Implementation of Advanced Nurse Practitioner Roles in Primary Care

Principal Investigator: Professor Mary Wells

Exploring the experiences of patients undergoing treatment and surviving with bone cancer

Principal Investigator: University College London Hospital

Feasibility of a multi-site RCT exploring the effectiveness of mindfulness-based cognitive therapy to improve emotional wellbeing and glycaemic control among adults with type 1 diabetes

Principal Investigator: University of Aberdeen/NHS Grampian

Feasibility study of how to best engage obese men in narrative SMS (short message system) and incentive interventions for weight loss to inform future effectiveness and cost-effectiveness trial

Principal Investigator: Professor Pat Hoddinott

Guidance to optimise pilot study design and conduct: a joint HTMR and NIHR HTA 'research on research' proposal

Principal Investigator: University of Bristol

Implementation and evidence based pelvic floor muscle training intervention for women with pelvic organ prolapse (PROPEL)

Principal Investigator: Professor Margaret Maxwell

Identifying and critiquing different approaches to developing complex interventions (INDEX Study)

Principal Investigator: University of Sheffield

Improving physical activity levels of older people living in care homes (Phase I)

Principal Investigator: NHS Tayside

Is there anybody out there? An exploration of policy and practice in relation to addressing suicidality in children aged 15 years and under in Scotland. (Phase I and III)

Principal Investigator: Professor Margaret Maxwell

Knowledge, attitudes and current practice of health professionals regarding the use of e-cigarettes and other smoking cessation interventions by cancer survivors

Principal Investigator: Oxford Brookes University

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