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Patient characteristics and outcome measurement in a low secure forensic hospital (2017)
Journal Article
Longdon, L., Edworthy, R., Resnick, J., Byrne, A., Clarke, M., Cheung, N., & Khalifa, N. (2018). Patient characteristics and outcome measurement in a low secure forensic hospital. Criminal Behaviour and Mental Health, 28(3), doi:10.1002/cbm.2062. ISSN 0957-9664

Background: Health services are increasingly required to measure outcomes after treatment, which can be reported to the funding body and may be scrutinised by the public. Extensive high quality measurements are time consuming. Routinely collected cli... Read More

Is stroke early supported discharge still effective in practice? A prospective comparative study (2016)
Journal Article
Fisher, R. J., Cobley, C., Potgieter, I., Moody, A., Nouri, F., Gaynor, C., …Walker, M. F. (2016). Is stroke early supported discharge still effective in practice? A prospective comparative study. Clinical Rehabilitation, 30(3), doi:10.1177/0269215515578697. ISSN 0269-2155

Objective: Randomised controlled trials have shown the benefits of Early Supported Discharge (ESD) of stroke survivors. Our aim was to evaluate whether ESD is still beneficial when operating in the complex context of frontline healthcare provision.... Read More