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Fundamental Care and Safety

Care and safety in health maintenance 

This group focuses on elements of care and safety that are essential for maintenance of health and dignity.

The Fundamental Care and Safety group includes prevention of infection (led by Jacqui Prieto); and nutrition (led by Sue Green). This group has joint research projects with the CLAHRC Fundamental Care programme (led by Peter Griffiths and Lisette Schoonhoven)

Our three themes are:

Our three themes have programmes of research on

  • bladder and bowel management (with a focus on continence technologies such as urinary catheters) led by Mandy Fader;
  • medicines optimisation (promoting the safe and effective use of medicines) led by Sue Latter; and
  • skin health (in particular techniques to identify risk and prevent the development pressure ulcers) led by Dan Bader.
Continence Management Theme

Continence Management

  Our research focuses on technologies and strategies designed to contain or drain urine/faeces    

Skin Health Theme

Skin Health

  Our research focuses on strategies designed to maintain skin health    

30 October 2018

Institute of Physics and Engineering in Me...

The trustees of the Institute of Physics and Engineering in Medicin...

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16 October 2018

Medical Devices and Vulnerable SkinPLUS an...

We are delighted to announce that Professors Dan Bader and Lisette ...

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28 June 2018

Dr Peter Worsley Awarded Novice Investigat...

Dr Worsley, Lecturer within Health Sciences Faculty and Co-Investig...

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