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Dr Julia Frost

Senior Lecturer in Health Services Research

Kath Maguire

I am a Senior Lecturer in Health Services Research. My research interests are:

  • Qualitative research and clinical trials,
  • Synthesis of qualitative research,
  • Self-management of long term conditions.
I have undertaken research about an intervention for carers of people with heart failure, diabetes and quality of life, management methods for pregnancy loss, decision aids for operative delivery, and outcome measures for neurology. I have worked as a cardiac intensive care nurse and sociology lecturer.

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Contact by phone
01392 72 2970

Employed by
University of Exeter

Areas of expertise
Qualitative research

Projects

Diabetes Intervention for Agenda Trial (DIAT)

Supporting older people to manage their medicines: a scoping review of medicine self-management tools

Publications

A qualitative investigation of lay perspectives of diagnosis and self-management strategies employed by people with progressive multiple sclerosis

Does a simple web-based intervention facilitate the articulation of patients’ unvoiced agenda for a consultation with their diabetologists? A qualitative study

Home-based rehabilitation for heart failure with reduced ejection fraction: Process evaluation of the REACH-HF multicentre randomised controlled trial

Behind the smile: qualitative study of caregivers' anguish and management responses while caring for someone living with heart failure

N of 1 trials and the optimal individualisation of drug treatments: a systematic review protocol

Antibiotic prescribing for actute respiratory tract infections in primary care: an updated and expanded meta-ethnography.

Antibiotic prescribing for actute respiratory tract infections in primary care: an updated and expanded meta-ethnography.

Caregiver outcomes of the REACH-HF multicentre randomized controlled trial of home-based rehabilitation for heart failure with reduced ejection fraction

A pre-consultation web-based tool to generate an agenda for discussion in diabetes outpatient clinics to improve patient outcomes (DIAT): a feasibility study

Asking More of Qualitative Synthesis: A Response to Sally Thorne

Optimising self-care support for people with heart failure and their caregivers: development of the Rehabilitation Enablement in Chronic Heart Failure (REACH-HF) intervention using intervention mapping

Upcoming Events

Apr
16

Searching and Review Clinic

Online appointments via Microsoft Teams

COVID-19 update: Following advice issued to all University of Exeter staff on Monday 16th March to work...
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Apr
21

PPI Advice Clinic - POSTPONED

South Cloisters, St Luke's Campus, University of Exeter

Patient and Public Involvement Advice Clinics Held every month 30 minutes between 12pm-1pm Whatever your query, from finding...
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News

Understanding research priorities for young people with long term health conditions

10 March 2020

A collaboration between researchers has resulted in a clearer understanding of how to address the...
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PenARC welcomes new PhD students

18 February 2020

Our PhD studentships are linked to PenARC project and priority areas and are an important...
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Groundbreaking role for operational research in NHS decision-making

12 February 2020

A pioneering collaboration between PenARC and University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust (UHP) has led to...
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News

Research Projects

Understanding research priorities for young people with long term health conditions

Theme: ARC - Complex Care

A project to identify and describe, through patient and public involvement activities, the research needs of...
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Getting Up Following a Fall

Theme: ARC - Complex Care

Although there is evidence that falls can be prevented, little attention has been paid to...
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Research Projects