Senior Stroke Research Practitioner at South Petherton Community Hospital, Sarah Dunne, won the best research poster award at the Research Network Forum! Continue reading
The hospital offers a range of treatments to support patients undergoing stroke rehabilitation. Currently, an exciting and innovative therapy is underway on the Mary Robertson Ward, led by dance movement psychotherapist Vanessa Martin.
The League of Friends (LoF) is committed to supporting education in all matters related to the hospital, and to promoting research and disseminating the results. Therefore, when the LoF was asked by consultant Nurse, Ian Evans (above left), if it was interested in funding a research practitioner to participate in a variety of research studies at South Petherton Hospital, the answer was a resounding “yes”. For International Clinical Trials Day on 20 May 2016, the hospital opened its doors to show the public the research studies it’s involved in, and to explain why. Continue reading