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.
>£10m in ongoing research studies
>50 peer-reviewed publications in 2018
14 doctoral students
RCGP Research Paper of the Year 2018
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Multidisciplinary Meetings at the Emergency Department A conversation-analytic study of decision-making
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Stevenson F. et al, (2019), Sociol Health Illn, 41 Suppl 1, 65 - 81
Park S. et al, (2019), British Journal of General Practice, 69, 517 - 518
Waqar S., (2019), InnovAiT: Education and inspiration for general practice, 175573801987198 - 175573801987198