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Staff Profile

Lorna Burns

Information Specialist

Kath Maguire

Lorna has nearly 20 years of experience delivering specialist information services across the health, legal and public sectors. Within the health sector, she has worked within primary care, mental health, the policy arm of public health, and now works for the University of Plymouth Faculty of Health.

Lorna is experienced in providing a wide range of search expertise; from in-depth comprehensive searches, to rapidly returned evidence-based summaries in response to urgent queries from the clinical interface. She has supported numerous project teams and assisted with systematic reviews. Support of research projects ranges from undertaking literature searches of both published and unpublished material, managing references, screening and data extraction. 

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Employed by
University of Plymouth

Areas of expertise
Information Science

Upcoming Events

Jul
14

PPI Advice Clinic

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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Jul
14

Searching and Review Clinic

Online appointments via Microsoft Teams

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

PenARC receives £1.85 Million to Fund Children's Health and Maternity Research

06 July 2020

PenARC and colleagues from ARC Yorkshire and Humber have been awarded £1.85 million from the...
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Job opportunity: Postdoctoral Research Associate/Postdoctoral Research Fellow - Medical Statistics (2 posts)

02 July 2020

PenARC and the Peninsula Technology Assessment Group (PenTAG) would like to recruit for two positions...
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Reorganising dialysis services during the COVID-19 outbreak

30 June 2020

A collaboration between PenARC, the University of Exeter and Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust is making...
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News

Research Projects

Modelling demand and capacity for NHS Trusts in the South West

Theme: ARC - Methods for Research & Improvement

A tool has been developed to support forecasting resource demand and staffing capacity in NHS...
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Dialysis Service Modelling in Portsmouth

Theme: ARC - Methods for Research & Improvement

Using geographic modelling and optimisation to identify how best to manage the dialysis population at...
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Research Projects