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Pride - promoting independence in dementia

Professor Martin Orrell | 01 March 2014

This programme aims to: investigate how lifestyle changes may reduce risk of dementia, and understand the social impact of dementia develop and evaluate a social intervention to enhance independence for people with dementia. The english longitudinal ...

Institutional trust and health care reform

Professor Peter Taylor-Gooby | Social Policy | 01 January 2007

The current government is devoting considerable resources to welfare state reform and (arguably) achieving real improvements in services such as the nhs and education. Despite this, the reforms remain highly controversial and there is considerable co ...

Veterinarian styles of animal health regulation: capture or culture?

Dr Gareth Enticott | Human Geography | 01 July 2008

Veterinarians are key actors in the regulation of animal health. Recent animal health crises have heightened awareness of the need for effective regulatory practices and techniques to control the spread of animal diseases. Policy makers have been kee ...

Obesity surgery: a clinical ethnography

Dr Karen Throsby | Sociology | 01 May 2008

This research is an ethnographic study of an obesity surgery clinic in a large nhs hospital. The research aims to explore the ways in which obesity and its surgical treatment are constructed, negotiated and enacted in the clinical setting. This will ...

Discerning dynamics for understanding chronic illness

Professor Frances Griffiths | Sociology | 01 January 2008

When clinical and self assessment is taught to health professionals and patients, there is little mention of the assessment of dynamics, that is change over time, the pattern of change and what influences this pattern. Social scientists seeking to un ...

Overseas trained south-asian doctors and the development of geriatric medicine

Emeritus P Joanna Bornat | Social Policy | 01 September 2007

This project will explore and document the contribution of overseas trained south asian doctors to the development of the geriatric specialty. Sixty oral history interviews with south asian geriatricians who worked and are still working in what is a ...

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