Organization profile

Organisation profile

The Health Services Research Unit (HSRU) has established an internationally recognised portfolio of health services research focusing on two main programmes; Health Care Assessment and Impoving Experiences of Care.

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    Research Output

    Open Access
  • 1 Citation (Scopus)

    A behavioural approach to specifying interventions: what insights can be gained for the reporting and implementation of interventions to reduce antibiotic use in hospitals?

    Duncan, E. M., Charani, E., Clarkson, J. E., Francis, J. J., Gillies, K., Grimshaw, J. M., Kern, W. V., Lorencatto, F., Marwick, C. A., McEwen, J., Möhler, R., Morris, A. M., Ramsay, C. R., Rogers Van Katwyk, S., Rzewuska, M., Skodvin, B., Smith, I., Suh, K. N. & Davey, P. G., May 2020, In : Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy. 75, 5, p. 1338–1346 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • 1 Citation (Scopus)
    2 Downloads (Pure)

    A multicentre, randomised controlled trial to compare the clinical and cost-effectiveness of Lee Silverman Voice Treatment versus standard NHS Speech and Language Therapy versus control in Parkinson’s disease: a study protocol for a randomised controlled trial

    Sackley, C. M., Rick, C., Au, P., Brady, M. C., Beaton, G., Burton, C., Caulfield, M., Dickson, S., Dowling, F., Hughes, M., Ives, N., Jowett, S., Masterson-Algar, P., Nicoll, A., Patel, S., Smith, C. H., Woolley, R. & Clarke, C. E., 27 May 2020, In : Trials. 21, 13 p., 436.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • 1 Downloads (Pure)


    Twitter Data for Scottish Independence Referendum and UK General Election

    Pang, W. (Data Manager), Abdul, A. O. (Data Collector), Emele, C. (Data Collector), Bone, J. (Contributor) & Coghill, G. (Data Manager), University of Aberdeen, 2015


    Pharmacy choice DCE

    Watson, V. (Creator) & Porteous, T. (Creator), University of Aberdeen, 24 Nov 2015



    Principal’s Prize for Public Engagement with Research

    Goulao, Beatriz (Recipient), 2018

    Prize: Awards, Medals, Prizes and Distinctions

  • Activities

    Delphi Survey for the development of the Consolidated Standards of Reporting Trials (CONSORT) extension for harms (CONSORT Harms 2018)

    Miriam Giovanna Brazzelli (Consultant)

    20 Jan 2019

    Activity: Industry Engagement, Consultancy, Spinouts, CPD and LicensingConsultancy

    Summer School for Young Neurologists

    Miriam Giovanna Brazzelli (Invited speaker)

    18 Jun 201822 Jun 2018

    Activity: Attending or organising an eventAttending/organising Workshop, seminar, or course

    A Trial at Sea: How to find out which medicines work best

    Samantha Mary Wileman (Contributor)

    22 May 201823 May 2018

    Activity: Talk, presentation, public lecture, public engagement, outreach and knowledge exchangeExhibition/Festival

    Press / Media

    After lockdown: what you can expect when you go to the dentist

    Beatriz Goulao, Manas Dave & Gavin J. Wilson


    1 Media contribution

    Press/Media: Articles in 'The Conversation'

    Apakah hak tinggi buruk bagi kesehatan? Dua ahli menelaah buktinya

    Heather May Morgan & Max Barnish


    1 Media contribution

    Press/Media: Articles in 'The Conversation'

    Why the NHS should prescribe wearable fitness trackers

    Heather May Morgan


    1 item of Media coverage

    Press/Media: Articles in 'The Conversation'


    Aberdeen research prompts change in dental policy benefiting thousands of Scottish children

    Craig Ramsay (Coordinator), Jeremy M Grimshaw (Coordinator), Graeme MacLennan (Coordinator), Jan Clarkson (Coordinator), Nigel B. Pitts (Coordinator), Ruth Thomas (Coordinator), Elizabeth A Shirran (Coordinator), Marion Campbell (Coordinator) & Jill Ann Mollison (Coordinator)


    Making surgery safer: non-technical skills of anaesthetists, surgeons and scrub nurses

    Rhona Flin (Coordinator), Georgina Claudia Fletcher (Coordinator), Steven Yule (Coordinator) & Lucy Mitchell (Coordinator)