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New article “Exploring the Potential of Emerging Technologies to Meet the Care and Support Needs of Older People” published in Geriatrics

This article by CATCH PhD student Sarah Abdi along with Professors Luc de Witte and Mark Hawley has been published in Geriatrics and is available online at MDPI, a publisher of open access scientific journals. This Delphi Study provided experts’ assessment of the potential of emerging technologies that could meet older people’s care and support needs.

18 February 2021

New Publication in JMIR ‘Using a Commercially Available App for the Self-Management of Hypertension: Acceptance and Usability Study in Saudi Arabia’

This study by Catch members with colleagues in ScHARR has been published by the Journal of Medical Internet Research mHealth and uHealth. The study aims to evaluate the acceptance and usability of a commercially available hypertension self-management app in the Saudi context.

10 February 2021

Frontiers in Neurology, New Publication: Rehabilitation Before and After Autologous Haematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation (AHSCT) for Patients With Multiple Sclerosis (MS)

Catch Professor, Susan Mawson, has collaborated with colleagues internationally on the article 'Rehabilitation Before and After Autologous Haematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation (AHSCT) for Patients With Multiple Sclerosis (MS): Consensus Guidelines and Recommendations for Best Clinical Practice on Behalf of the Autoimmune Diseases Working Party, Nurses Group, and Patient Advocacy Committee of the European Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation (EBMT)'

15 December 2020

New Publications in BMJ Open, PLOS ONE and Health & Social Care in the Community

Catch member, Dr Steven Ariss, has successfully collaborated with colleagues from the health sector and recently had three papers published in BMJ Open, PLOS ONE and Health & Social Care in the Community.

2 December 2020

Published paper in BMJ Open: Challenges, experience and coping of health professionals in delivering healthcare in an urban slum in India during the first 40 days of COVID-19 crisis; a mixed method study

Catch Professor, Luc de Witte, has collaborated with colleagues from Bangalore Baptist Hospital on a study which has been published by the open access journal BMJ Open, dedicated exclusively to publishing medical research.

1 December 2020

Top article in the British Journal of Occupational Therapy

Catch colleagues receive over 5,000 views and downloads in the British Journal of Occupational Therapy for their article 'Remote Home Visit: Exploring the feasibility, acceptability and potential benefits of using digital technology to undertake occupational therapy home assessments'.

25 November 2020

Re-publication with J&R Press: Consent Support Tool

CATCH colleagues, Rebecca Palmer and Mark Jayes, developed and evaluated a tool to support professionals to engage people with communication difficulties in health research studies.

12 November 2020

New Publication in JMIR ‘Acceptability and Effectiveness of NHS-Recommended e-Therapies for Depression, Anxiety, and Stress: Meta-Analysis’

This study, co-written by The University of Sheffield colleagues and, published by the Journal of Medical Internet Research aims to conduct a meta-analytic review of the gold standard evidence of the acceptability and clinical effectiveness of e-therapies recommended for use in the National Health Service (NHS) in the United Kingdom.

4 November 2020