Postgraduate Research Student
Smeall building JS03
Smeall Building, University of Exeter, St Luke's Campus, Heavitree Road, Exeter, EX1 2LU, UK
Having worked in the NHS for nearly 10 years, I have encountered the profound impact health services research has on my daily practice. Inspired by this, I have taken time away from my training to undertake an MD.
My specialism of Orthopaedic surgery has seen a seen the rapid rise of patient reported outcome measures (PROMs) over recent years. These measures, that aim to quantify the outcome of surgical interventions as the patient sees it, are shaping modern research, from the humble inception of a research question, to the protocol for an international randomised control trial.
BSc (Hons), MSc, MBChB, MRCS
Funded by the British Elbow and Shoulder Society, and supervised by Professor Jose Valderas, Dr Vicki Goodwin MBE, Professor Rod Taylor and Mr Chris Smith we are undertaking a body of work focused around elbow tendinopathy. We are investigating the role and validity of PROMs for this condition, whilst also looking at the utility of novel injection therapies.
Assessing Condition-Specific Health-Related Quality of Life in Lateral Epicondylar Tendinopathy:
A systematic and standardised comparison of available instruments
Platelet Rich Plasma vs Surgery: A feasibility RCT (NCT02755727)
Platelet-Rich-Plasma Injection Technique in Lateral Epicondylar Tendinopathy
Exploring Consensus with the Delphi Method
Cadaveric evaluation of the spread of injectate after ultrasound-guided lateral elbow injection
Emergency Inpatient Treatment of Proximal Humeral Fractures in England –
An analysis using the Hospital Episode Statistics (HES) database