Vacancy_Research Fellow @yqsrdotorg @BTHFT @BIHResearch @LawtonRebecca

The Yorkshire Quality and Safety Research group is seeking to appoint enthusiastic, highly organised and motivated researcher to work as part of a team in a significant programme of patient safety research.

The programme of research, funded over a period of 5 years by the National Institute for Health Research, will explore, develop and test a complex intervention designed to support older patients and their families following discharge from hospital, with the aim to improve patient experience and reduce readmissions.

The successful candidate will work on multiple work packages involving different research methods leading to the development, feasibility testing and randomised controlled trial of an intervention to support frail elderly patients in this ‘transitional care’ period.



  • Job Type:Fixed term (4 Years & 10 Months)
  • Working pattern: Full-time 37.5 hours per week
  • Pay Scheme:Agenda for change Pay Band: 6
  • Specialty/Function:Quality and Safety Research, Bradford Institute for Health Research

If you would like to know more about either of this role, or the work of the YQSR group, please contact: Dr Jenni Murray (01274 383427;; or Professor Rebecca Lawton (0113 3435715; 01274 366809;

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