Case studies

Woman on mobile phone

Developing a research proposal

VOCAL (formerly the Public Programmes Team at Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust) came to Research for the Future looking for people with diabetes and respiratory disease who used a smartphone to share opinions on a research proposal.  The proposal looked at a trial of a new smartphone app to help people better manage their own […]

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myAirCoach2 – self-management of Asthma

myAirCoach was a European-wide research project looking to develop a digital health system to help people monitor and manage their asthma. Dr Marcia Soarces discusses how Research for the Future helped recruitment.

How often do patients notice preventable problems in primary care? (Electronic Questionnaire)

Dr Jill Stocks, Research Fellow from the Greater Manchester Patient Safety Translational Research Centre, which is based at The University of Manchester’s Institute of  Population Health, describes her experiences accessing the Research for the Future campaign. (Primary care includes all non-hospital healthcare such as GP surgeries, community services, walk-in clinics and pharmacies.) “Usually patient safety […]