Funded PhD opportunities for future leaders in patient safety research
The NIHR Yorkshire and Humber Patient Safety Translational Research Centre has 5 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 26 April 2019. Follow the links to the PhD projects below to find out more about them and for details of how to apply.
‘Patient work-as-imagined’ versus ’patient work-as-done’: How do patients and families ’reach in’ to support the resilience of cancer care pathways?
Reducing inappropriate admissions to hospital: Understanding and enhancing tolerance of uncertainty amongst staff and patients
The role of community pharmacists in developing and implementing deprescribing initiatives in primary care
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.