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Victoria Shepherd

Victoria Shepherd


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Identifying And Addressing Shared Challenges In Conducting Health And Social Care Research For Older People (OPAL)

Identifying And Addressing Shared Challenges In Conducting Health And Social Care Research For Older People (OPAL)

Posted on 18 June 2018 by Victoria Shepherd

Background To The OPAL Programme The world’s population is ageing: virtually every country in the world is experiencing growth in the number and proportion of older people in their population. […]

#WhyWeDoResearch Tweetchat On Research Involving Adults Who Lack Capacity To Consent

#WhyWeDoResearch Tweetchat On Research Involving Adults Who Lack Capacity To Consent

Posted on 24 May 2018 by Victoria Shepherd

Background to the #WhyWeDoResearch campaign The hugely successful #WhyWeDoResearch social media campaign was established in 2014 to raise research awareness and opportunities to staff, patients and the public, and to […]

Right Evidence, Better Decisions: National Institute of Health Research Dissemination Centre

Right Evidence, Better Decisions: National Institute of Health Research Dissemination Centre

Posted on 19 July 2017 by Victoria Shepherd

Background Earlier this month I was invited to attend an event at the Wellcome Collection in London being held to launch the latest themed review by the National Institute of […]

From NHS Critical Care Nurse To NIHR Researcher

From NHS Critical Care Nurse To NIHR Researcher

Posted on 31 March 2017 by Victoria Shepherd

Background I first became interested in how decisions are made for those who are unable to make their own decisions during my clinical role as a critical care nurse. In […]

Mental Capacity Action in Research Event

Mental Capacity Action in Research Event

Posted on 27 March 2017 by Victoria Shepherd

The National Mental Capacity Forum and Health and Care Research Wales recently hosted the Mental Capacity: Action in Research conference in Cardiff, which aimed to bring together researchers and other […]

Developing Research Priorities in Care Homes into Collaborative Projects

Developing Research Priorities in Care Homes into Collaborative Projects

Posted on 22 August 2016 by Victoria Shepherd

A recent workshop organised by the Centre for Trials Research and PRIME Centre Wales brought together experts in Wales with an interest in care for the older person, so they could begin […]