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Professor Stuart Logan

Director of PenARC and Methods for Research and Improvement Theme Lead

Kath Maguire

I assumed the position of Director of PenCLAHRC at its establishment in October 2008 and, with help from colleagues, designed an innovative approach in which we actively encourage decision makers to work with us to identify key questions, attempt to answer them through primary or secondary research and then to use the results to change routine practice. I have executive responsibility for a range of PenARC projects and am Theme Lead for the Methods for Research and Improvement theme.

I trained initially in paediatrics and then in epidemiology. I remain a clinical paediatrician but spend most of my time doing research and teaching, including running courses on evidence-based practice. In recent years much of my work has been in the areas of childhood disability, management of common conditions in childhood and the search for effective methods to influence unhealthy lifestyle factors. A central tenet of my research has been the importance of involving families in the research process. In addition to my role at PenARC, I have previously been Director of the Institute of Health Research at the University of Exeter Medical School.

 

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Contact by phone
01392 722963

Employed by
University of Exeter

Areas of expertise
Paediatrics, Epidemiology, Childhood Disability

Projects

Non pharmacological interventions for Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) delivered in school settings: a systematic review of quantitative and qualitative research

Peer Support

CHUMS

Reclaiming words in everyday life: App based word retraining for people with Semantic Dementia

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

Sleep positioning for children with cerebral palsy: a systematic review

Paediatric Acute Care Project

MBCT-YP: Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy to prevent relapse in young people

Non-pharmacological interventions for Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in school settings

Hospital Communications

Pharmacological, psychosocial and dietary interventions for children with recurrent abdominal pain

TXA in Trauma

Improving continence in children and young people with neurodisability (ICoN study)

Understanding research priorities for young people with long term health conditions

Modelling demand and capacity for NHS Trusts in the South West

HeLP - the Healthy Lifestyles Programme

Supporting the NHS through Operational Research

Healthy Parent Carers

Caring about Care - Improving the Experience of Care for People with Dementia in Hospital

Publications

Cisapride treatment for gastro-oesophageal reflux in children

An implementation research agenda

Estimating the costs of ongoing care for adolescents with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder

Sleep positioning for children with cerebral palsy (Protocol)

A repeated cross-sectional study examining the school impact on child weight status.

Consulting parents about the design of a randomized controlled trial of osteopathy for children with cerebral palsy

Cranial osteopathy for children with cerebral palsy: a randomised controlled trial

The development, feasibility and acceptability of a school-based obesity prevention programme: results from three phases of piloting

Evidence, theory and context a using intervention mapping to develop a school-based intervention to prevent obesity in children

Systematic review and meta-analysis of the association between childhood overweight and obesity and primary school diet and physical activity policies

Bias and Sensitivity Analysis when Estimating Treatment Effects from the Cox Model with Omitted Covariates

Health outcomes for children with neurodisability: what do professionals regard as primary targets?

Effectiveness of enzyme replacement therapy in adults with late-onset Pompe disease: results from the NCS-LSD cohort study.

Long-term effectiveness of enzyme replacement therapy in Fabry disease: results from the NCS-LSD cohort study.

Communicating with disabled children when inpatients: Barriers and facilitators identified by parents and professionals in a qualitative study

Sleep positioning for children with cerebral palsy

Peer support for parents of disabled children part 2: how organizational and process factors influence shared experience in a one-to-one service, a qualitative study

Supporting teachers and children in schools: the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of the incredible years teacher classroom management programme in primary school children: a cluster randomised controlled trial, with parallel economic and process evalu

The Healthy Lifestyles Programme (HeLP), a novel school-based intervention to prevent obesity in school children: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial

Towards a definition of neurodisability: a Delphi survey

The NCS-LSD cohort study: a description of the methods and analyses used to assess the long-term effectiveness of enzyme replacement therapy and substrate reduction therapy in patients with Lysosomal Storage Disorders

Peer support for parents of disabled children part 1: perceived outcomes of a one-to-one service, a qualitative study

Long-term effectiveness of enzyme replacement therapy in adults with Gaucher disease: results from the NCS-LSD cohort study

Peer support for parents of disabled children part 1: perceived outcomes of a one-to-one service, a qualitative study.

Effectiveness of the Healthy Lifestyles Programme (HeLP) to prevent obesity in UK primary-school children: a cluster randomised controlled trial

The effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of enzyme and substrate replacement therapies: a longitudinal cohort study of people with lysosomal storage disorders

Pharmacological interventions for recurrent abdominal pain (RAP) in childhood

Dietary interventions for recurrent abdominal pain (RAP) in childhood.

Psychosocial interventions for recurrent abdominal pain (RAP) in childhood

A Systematic Review of Generic Multidimensional Patient-Reported Outcome Measures for Children, Part I: Descriptive Characteristics

A Systematic Review of Generic Multidimensional Patient-Reported Outcome Measures for Children, Part II: Evaluation of Psychometric Performance of English-Language Versions in a General Population

Exploring the potential of a school impact on pupil weight status: exploratory factor analysis and repeat cross-sectional study of the National Child Measurement Programme

Influences on diet and physical activity choices of 11-13 year olds in a school setting

Interventions to reduce acute paediatric hospital admissions: A systematic review

Peer support for parents of children with chronic disabling conditions: a systematic review of quantitative and qualitative studies

Improving communication between staff and disabled children in hospital wards: testing the feasibility of a training intervention developed through intervention mapping

Variation in referral and access to new psychological therapy services by age: an empirical quantitative study

The relationship between exclusion from school and mental health: a secondary analysis of the British Child and Adolescent Mental Health Surveys 2004 and 2007

Measurement properties of multidimensional patient-reported outcome measures in neurodisability: a systematic review of evaluation studies

Integrating primary and secondary care for children and young people: sharing practice

Understanding influences on teacher’s uptake and use of behaviour management strategies: Process Evaluation Protocol for the Supporting Teachers And childRen in Schools (STARS) randomised controlled trial

Effectiveness of nonpharmacological interventions to reduce procedural anxiety in children and adolescents undergoing treatment for cancer: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Effectiveness of nonpharmacological interventions to reduce procedural anxiety in children and adolescents undergoing treatment for cancer: a systematic review and meta-analysis

The effectiveness and cost effectiveness of the Incredible Years Teacher Classroom Management programme in primary school children: results of the STARS cluster randomised controlled trial

Supporting Kids, avoiding Problems’ (SKIP), Relationships between school exclusion, psychopathology, development and attainment, a case control study

Psychosocial interventions for recurrent abdominal pain in childhood

Dietary interventions for recurrent abdominal pain in childhood

Pharmacological interventions for recurrent abdominal pain in childhood

Psychosocial interventions for recurrent abdominal pain in childhood

Pharmacological interventions for recurrent abdominal pain in childhood

Recurrent abdominal pain in children: summary evidence from three systematic reviews of treatment effectiveness

Recurrent abdominal pain in children: summary evidence from three systematic reviews of treatment effectiveness

Teaching Classroom Management - A Potential Public Health Intervention?

Interventions to reduce acute paediatric hospital admissions: a systematic review

Long-term effectiveness of enzyme replacement therapy in children with Gaucher disease: results from the NCS-LSD cohort study

Interventions for reducing unplanned paediatric admissions: an observational study in one hospital

Non-pharmacological interventions for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) delivered in school settings: systematic reviews of quantitative and qualitative research

Tranexamic acid in major trauma: implementation and evaluation across South West England

Tranexamic acid in major trauma: implementation and evaluation across South West England

The agreement between the referrer, practitioner and research diagnosis of autistic spectrum conditions among children attending child and adolescent mental health services

Improving the mental health of children and young people with long term conditions: Linked evidence syntheses

Meaningful health outcomes for paediatric neurodisability: Stakeholder prioritisation and appropriateness of patient reported outcome measures.

Trial baseline characteristics of a cluster randomised controlled trial of a school-located obesity prevention programme; the Healthy Lifestyles Programme (HeLP) trial

Effectiveness of the Healthy Lifestyles Programme (HeLP) to prevent obesity in UK primary-school children: a cluster randomised controlled trial

Effectiveness of the Healthy Lifestyles Programme (HeLP) to prevent obesity in UK primary-school children: a cluster randomised controlled trial

Meaningful health outcomes for paediatric neurodisability: stakeholder prioritisation and appropriateness of patient reported outcome measures

Healthy Parent Carers peer-led group-based health promotion intervention for parent carers of disabled children: protocol for a feasibility study using a parallel group randomised controlled trial design

Interventions to improve the mental health of children and young people with long-term physical condition: linked evidence syntheses

Cluster randomised controlled trial and economic and process evaluation to determine the effectiveness and cost effectiveness of a novel intervention [Healthy Lifestyles Programme (HeLP)] to prevent obesity in school children

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News

Dementia expert takes 'dementia friendly' message to 10 Downing Street

13 October 2020

A PenARC colleague has met the Prime Minister to ask for his backing to help...
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October 2020 Newsletter

08 October 2020

Our latest newsletter, with news of our continued COVID-related activities, the launch of our new...
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Mental Health Facility at Torbay Hospital begins construction

06 October 2020

The construction of a new £11.8 million Mental Health facility, supported by research undertaken as...
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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