Methodological research undertaken collaboratively across the Health Care Assessment and Improving Experiences of Care programmes aims to ensure that our research is undertaken using the most efficient and appropriate methods available, as well as contributing to the global research methods literature.
Current Project Highlights
- “But why is that better?” An investigation of what applied philosophy and ethics can bring to quality improvement work in healthcare.
- Development of core outcome set for symptomatic uncomplicated gallstone disease
- ESP2 - Estimating Site Performance 2
- Evidence-informed decision aids for clinical trial participation: a methodological investigation of core components and outcome measures
- Feedback matters: How should trial results be reported back to participants? (RECAP)
- Methodological research related to the design, conduct and analysis of surgical randomised trials
- Optimising Resource-use IN Outcome Collection – the ORINOCO Project
- PoINT - Public involvement in Numerical aspects of Trials
- Systematic Techniques to Enhance Retention in RCTs: The STEER Project
- Trial Forge: a systematic approach to making trials more efficient
- Understanding experiences of research or of clinical trials
- What is the best way to avoid recruitment and retention problems in trials?
Completed Project Highlights
- DECIDE. Developing and evaluating communication strategies to support informed decisions and practice based on evidence
- Decision Aids in Randomised Trials: The DART Study
- Difference ELicitation in TriAls (DELTA)
- It's trying to manage the work': a qualitative evaluation of recruitment processes within a UK multicentre trial (TISUQual)
- PRECIS-2. Pragmatic explanatory continuum indicator summaries
- PRioRITY II: Prioritising Retention in Randomised Trials