Research Projects


An exploration of compassionate care from the perspective of older people, carers and service providers.

Lead: Molly Curtis (student, supervised by Yuping Yu & Carolyn Wallace, University of South Wales)
Funder: KESS 2 – European Social Fund (ESF), in partnership with Torfaen County Borough Council
Start/end dates: Oct 2018 - Sep 2019

Nurse-led interventions to minimise adverse drug reactions for older adults in care homes

Lead: Andrew Carson-Stevens, Cardiff University
Funder: Health Foundation
Start/end dates: Oct 2017 - Dec 2018

A participatory review of the male support programme

Lead: Sarah Wallace, University of South Wales
Funder: Calan DVS
Start/end dates: Dec 2017 - Jun 2018

A study to improve the quality of out of hours palliative care services for end of life patients

Lead: Huw Williams, Cardiff University
Funder: RCGP Scientific Foundation Board 
Start/end dates: Jan 2017 - Dec 2018

Optimum screening intervals for people with diabetes and non-sight threatening diabetic retinopathy – a pilot study

Lead: Rachel North, Cardiff University
Funder: Welsh Government
Start/end dates: Jan 2016 - Dec 2017

EPICC - Enhancing Nurses Competence in Providing Spiritual Care through Innovative Education and Compassionate Care

Funder: Erasmus+ Key Action 2 Strategic Partnerships
Start/end dates: Jan 2017 - Sep 2020

Hafod Care Association: An exploration of stories or narratives of older persons living with Dementia (MRes)

Funder: KESS2 MRes Studentship


Medication monitoring for people with dementia in care homes: a pre-pilot before and after study

Lead: Sue Jordan, Swansea University
Completed: 2014
Start/end dates: Dec 2011 - Feb 2013

Developing a Supportive Care Service for Patients following Percutaneous Cardiac Intervention (PCI)

Lead: Sue Francombe, Angela Knott, Cardiology Specialist Nurse, Aneurin Bevan Health Board
Completed: 2013
Start/end dates: Dec 2011 - Feb 2013

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