School of Health and Related Research
Medicine, Dentistry and Health
- Use of technology for self managed rehabilitation in the long term after a stroke
- Evaluation of intervention fidelity within randomised controlled trials
- Qualitative research methods
I am a research associate in the Rehabilitation and Assistive Technology Group in the School of Health and Related Research. I have worked in the field of stroke research for nearly ten years working on a variety of studies exploring the quality of stroke unit care, as well as evaluating the effectiveness of new rehabilitation interventions.
I currently work on the Big CACTUS trial which is evaluating the clinical and cost-effectiveness of aphasia computer therapy in the long-term post stroke. At the same time I am also undertaking my PhD evaluating the intervention fidelity with which the computer therapy is delivered in the trial and exploring the factors that influence adherence.
Current Research Projects:
- Big CACTUS trial 2013-2018 [NIHR HTA grant £1.5 million]
- Evaluating the intervention fidelity of self-managed computer therapy for aphasia post-stroke 2014-2018 [Stroke Association Postgraduate Fellowship £105,000]