Resources and research related to UKSRG.

Should you wish to know more information, please contact the person(s) or email(s) provided on the advertisements.


Research Links: Please click and take part!

Dysphagia management after Stroke. This is a web-survey for speech and language therapists, reviewing current practices after stroke. (If you wish to discuss this study further or have any queries please contact (Dr David Smithard: dgsstroke@hotmail.co.uk)

SLT in Palliative Care. This is a web-survey for speech-language therapists, examining the role and current practices of the speech and language therapist in palliative care. (If you wish to discuss this study further or have any queries please contact (Aoife O’Reilly: oreilla3@tcd.ieor Dr Margaret Walshe Email: walshema@tcd.ie).


Resources

The Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists has produced a series of web pages specifically focusing on Dysphagia. Produced in collaboration with the RCSLT Dysphagia Reference Group, thttp://www.rcslt.org/members/clinical_areas/dysphagiahe page includes a comprehensive list of dysphagia resources, such as systematic reviews, RCSLT and external publications and competency frameworks. You need to be a member of the RCSLT to access this.

http://www.rcslt.org/members/clinical_areas/dysphagia


Council for Allied Health Professions Research (CAHPR) aims to enhance research outputs across the Allied Health Professions and facilitate translation of research findings into education and practice.
There is a UK-wide network of 23 Hubs that provide support for clinical AHPs to gain skills and confidence in engaging with collaborative clinically-based research.
The Hubs offer bespoke research advice and support which includes:     

  • Getting started in research
  • Grant and fellowship applications
  • Enhancing research collaborations
  • Writing for publication
  • Disseminating research outcomes
  • Mentorship and 1:1 support
  • Funding and career development opportunities

The CAHPR webpages give further information and contact details for each of the Hubs:

http://www.csp.org.uk/professional-union/research/networking-support/council-allied-health-professions-research

And this direct link to one of the North West Hubs gives some additional examples of Hub-level activities that clinical therapists can benefit from

http://uclanahp.blogspot.co.uk/p/national-ahprn.html


http://www.gastro.org/The British Society of Gastroenterology aims to apply new knowledge to the benefit of patients with digestive disorders. They run an annual scientific conference and you can find up to date patient information on their website for numerous digestive disorders.

http://www.bsg.org.uk/


The American Gastroenterological Association provides additional resources for professionals and patients

http://www.gastro.org/