Fully-funded PhD opportunities for future leaders in patient safety research

The NIHR Yorkshire and Humber Patient Safety Translational Research Centre has 3 fully-funded PhD opportunities for exceptional candidates who will join our Centre and play a valuable role in progressing our research objectives. PhD programmes will be available beginning in October 2019 at the University of Leeds, with expert supervision from academics embedded within the PSTRC.

The closing date for applications is 21st June 2019. Follow the links to the PhD projects below to find out more about them and for details of how to apply:

Uncovering the invisible labour that patients and families undertake to support the safety and quality of cancer care

Supervised by Dr Jane O’Hara and Dr Kate Absolom, Dr Laura Sheard and Dr Ruth Baxter

Sociotechnical evaluation of digital innovations for patient safety

Supervised by Dr Jonathan Benn and Owen Johnson

The role of community pharmacists in developing and implementing deprescribing initiatives in primary care

Supervised by Professor David Alldred, Dr Syed Tabish R Zaidi and Dr Iuri Marques

As a PhD student linked to the Centre you will receive excellent research training and will join a cohort of PhD students exploring areas relevant to current patient safety concerns. You will also become part of the prestigious Yorkshire Quality and Safety Research Group based at Bradford Institute for Health Research and an NIHR Academy member.

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