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Staff Profile

Kate Boddy

Research Fellow

Kath Maguire

My work as part of the Patient and Public Involvement Team within PenCLAHRC entails involving people in research so that the people who are meant to benefit from research have a say in shaping it. I have a background in health service research and have previously worked as an information specialist on numerous systematic reviews. I have a particular interest in a number of research areas including teaching evidence based medicine skills to non-clinical audiences, methods of engaging service users in research prioritisation and involving the public in systematic reviews.

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Contact by phone
01392 726065

Employed by
University of Exeter

Areas of expertise
Patient and Public Involvement

Projects

INTERPRESS-IPD: Inter-arm blood pressure difference, cardiovascular events, cerebrovascular disease and mortality: an Individual Patient Data meta-analysis

Physical activity in outdoor natural environments vs physical activity indoors

What are the benefits and costs of providing peer support to parents of disabled children?

The effectiveness of interventions to reduce acute paediatric hospital admissions

Implementation of falls prevention programmes

Physical Activity in Older Adults

Psychiatric disorders and emotional and behavioural disturbance in children excluded from school

Teacher-led interventions on social and emotional behaviour in primary school children

Parent-to-Parent Support Interventions for Parents of Babies Cared for in a Neonatal unit (PaReNt)

Development and testing of a Medline search filter for identifying patient and public involvement in health research

Systematic review of patient initiated clinics (PICs) in patients with chronic or recurrent conditions managed in secondary care

Publications

Does participating in physical activity in outdoor natural environments have a greater effect on physical and mental wellbeing than physical activity indoors? A systematic review

Patient initiated clinics for patients with chronic or recurrent conditions managed in secondary care: a systematic review of patient reported outcomes and patient and clinician satisfaction.

Psychiatric disorder or impairing psychology in children who have been excluded from school: A systematic review

Motivators for uptake and maintenance of exercise: perceptions of long-term stroke survivors and implications for design of exercise programmes

Involving disabled children and young people as partners in research: a systematic review

Exploring the impact of providing evidence-based medicine training to service users

Associations between inter-arm differences in blood pressure and cardiovascular disease outcomes: Protocol for an individual patient data meta-analysis and development of a prognostic algorithm

Involving Members of the Public in Health Economics Research: Insights from Selecting Health States for Valuation to Estimate Quality-Adjusted Life-Year (QALY) Weights

Clarifying the roles of patients in research

Public involvement in health research: what does ‘good’ look like in practice? Public involvement in health research: what does ‘good’ look like in practice?

Factors influencing the implementation of fall prevention programmes: a systematic review and synthesis of qualitative studies

Establishing local priorities for a health research agenda

The effect of teacher-led interventions on social and emotional behaviour in primary school children: a systematic review

Development and testing of a MEDLINE search filter for identifying patient and public involvement in health research

Interventions to reduce acute paediatric hospital admissions: a systematic review

The Diabetes App Challenge: User-Led Development and Piloting of Internet Applications Enabling Young People With Diabetes to Set the Focus for Their Diabetes Consultations

Patient initiated clinics for patients with chronic or recurrent conditions managed in secondary care: a systematic review of patient reported outcomes and patient and clinician satisfaction

"Are you doing your pelvic floor?"  An ethnographic exploration of the interaction between women and midwives about pelvic floor muscle exercises (PFME) during pregnancy

Upcoming Events

Jan
21

PPI Advice Clinic

Online

Patient and Public Involvement Advice Clinics Whatever your query, from finding out more about Patient and...
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Jan
26

Searching and Review Clinic

Online

COVID-19 update: As a result of the pandemic, all PenARC staff are currently working remotely. While...
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Calendar

News

Could physical activity help minimise drug and alcohol use?

17 December 2020

Figures and surveys have shown that high-risk alcohol consumption increased during lockdown periods, while exercise...
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£300,000 from NIHR to investigate the views of older adults on strategies to improve recovery from planned surgery

10 December 2020

A team of researchers from across the University of Exeter Medical School, Royal Devon &...
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'Why physical activity matters more than ever'

01 December 2020

Professor of Health Service Research, Adrian Taylor, discusses motivation, exercise schemes, and the future impact on...
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News

Research Projects

Police Service Modelling Associates (PSMA) Programme

Theme: ARC - Methods for Research & Improvement

The PSMA Programme is a pilot programme which supports analytical staff working in policing to...
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Remote-by-Default Care in the COVID-19 Pandemic

Theme: ARC - Public Health

A research project to investigate how to ensure the delivery of effective care accessed remotely...
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Research Projects