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IRIHS, founded in 2015, is a mixed-method research unit led jointly by Professor Trish Greenhalgh and Associate Professor Sara Shaw. We undertake interdisciplinary research, teaching and applied scholarship in fields relating to clinical practice, organisation and delivery of health services, health policy, translational science (covering the social and behavioural science of innovation and adoption), digital health and the patient experience.

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Featured publications from 2022:

Understanding what happens to attendees after an NHS Health Check: a realist review

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Duddy C. et al, (2022), BMJ Open, 12, e064237 - e064237

Using Linguistic Ethnography to Study Video Consultations: A Call to Action and Future Research Agenda

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Seuren LM. and Shaw SE., (2022), Qualitative Health Research

Social prescribing for older people and the role of the cultural sector during the COVID-19 pandemic: What are link workers' views and experiences?

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Tierney S. et al, (2022), Health and Social Care in the Community, 30, e5305 - e5313

Safety implications of remote assessments for suspected COVID-19: Qualitative study in UK primary care

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Wieringa S. et al, (2022), BMJ Quality and Safety

Why do GPs rarely do video consultations? qualitative study in UK general practice

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Greenhalgh T. et al, (2022), British Journal of General Practice, 72, E351 - E360

How have remote and digital approaches impacted continuity? A mixed-studies systematic review

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LADDS E. et al, (2022), British Journal of General Practice

UK newspapers “on the warpath”: media analysis of remote consulting in 2021

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Mroz G. et al, (2022), British Journal of General Practice, BJGP.2022.0258 - BJGP.2022.0258