Health Sciences

Research groups

Our research is concentrated into three main groups; Rehabilitation and Health Technologies, Cancer, Palliative and End of Life Care, and Innovative and Essential Care. Research is carried out within a number of programmes within these areas.

Rehabilitation and Health Technologies

The Rehabilitation and Health Technologies Group is running programmes researching into human movement, the respiratory system and continence and skin Health.

Cancer, Palliative and End of Life Care

The Cancer, Palliative and End of Life Care Group has programmes investigating the experiences and concerns of people affected by cancer, other limiting illnesses and at the end of life as well as developing, testing and evaluating new interventions, and investigating the organisation and delivery of care.

Innovative and Essential Care

The Innovative and Essential Care Group has programmes looking at access to healthcare, innovations in mental health services, new technologies for health care decision-making and the impact of workforce reform.