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Wearable Clinic

The Wearable Clinic

One in five people in the UK own a wearable device, such as a smartwatch, to track their health. Researchers at the University of Manchester and University of York are interested in finding out whether wearing these devices can help people with long term conditions to manage their care. For example what sort of tasks […]

My Air Coach

MyAirCoach2 – Predictive self-management of Asthma

Dr. Marcia Soares, Research Associate at the University of Manchester, explains how Research for the Future helped recruitment.

Score-it study

SCORE-iT

Dr Nicola Harman, Research Associate at Department of Biostatistics, University of Live Clinical Trials Research Centre, University of Liverpool shares her feedback of using Research for the Future to recruit participants for the SCORE-iT study.

Summit-D study

The SuMMiT-D study

Dr Kiera Bartlett, Research Associate, Manchester Centre for Health Psychology, University of Manchester shares her feedback having accessed Research for the Future

Focus group

Long Term Conditions NHS Test Bed

The number of people living with a long term health condition is increasing. NIHR CLAHRC Greater Manchester are working with Heywood, Middleton and Rochdale Clinical Commissioning Group (HMR CCG) to carry out a project to evaluate a new way of using technology to identify and support patients at risk of hospital admission due to specific long-term conditions such as heart failure, diabetes and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

Focus group

Pharmacy Services focus group: Looking at expectations and experiences of local pharmacy services.

Ali Hindi, researcher at Manchester University gives his experience of using Research for the Future to recruit to his recent study

Dr Caroline Abbot

Prevention of foot ulcer recurrence in diabetes patients using plantar pressure biofeedback

Our research team, led by Prof. Neil Reeves from Manchester Metropolitan University (MMU) successfully used Help BEAT Diabetes to recruit people with diabetes to our foot and ulcer prevention study.

Driving simulator

Driving with Diabetes – The role of eye movements in driving performance in people with diabetes

Monica Perazzolo, researcher at Manchester University gives her experience of using Research for the Future to recruit to her recent study

Janice Mascarenhas

Tameside Bone Metabolism study

Dr Janice Mascarenas, researcher at Tameside & Glossop IC NHS Foundation Trust, shares her feedback having accessed Research for the Future

Cloudy with a chance of pain

Cloudy with a chance of pain

Cloudy with a chance of pain is the world’s first smartphone-based study to investigate the association of chronic pain and the weather conditions