Thava Priya Sugavanam
Postdoctoral Research Assistant in Rehabilitation
I joined NDORMS in April 2017. I will be primarily working on the Overview of systematic reviews and meta-analyses on Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT-O). I am currently working on the implementation of the Back Skills Training (iBeST) programme. iBeST focusses on the accessibility and usefulness of the BeST online learning programme for professionals, and how the above training is translated into clinical practice through a service evaluation. My current work also includes a systematic on exercise for rehabilitation of fragility fractures of the lower limb in older adults.
I qualified as a Physiotherapist in 2003 and worked clinically for three years in India. I moved to the UK in 2006 to undertake a Master's degree in Physiotherapy at Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh. On completion, I briefly worked clinically before pursuing my PhD at Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh. At this time, I worked part time as a Lecturer in Physiotherapy at the same institution. My PhD, awarded in 2015, was a mixed methods study (including a systematic review) that focussed on person centred goal setting for exercise after stroke.
I worked as a Research Assistant at Plymouth University for NIHR South West Peninsula CLAHRC (PenCLAHRC) from 2014 for three years. During this time, I primarily worked on Person Centred Coordinated Care (P3C) project developing and validating a questionnaire (P3CEQ) to tap people's experience of P3C. I also worked on multiple systematic reviews and qualitative research projects.
My interests include goal setting, physical activity, sedentary behaviour and systematic reviews.
Creating and facilitating change for Person-Centred Coordinated Care (P3C): The development of the Organisational Change Tool (P3C-OCT).
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IMPACT EVALUATION OF AN ONLINE TRAINING ON THE STRENGTHENING AND STRETCHING FOR RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS OF THE HAND (SARAH) PROGRAMME RECOMMENDED IN THE NICE GUIDELINES FOR RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS
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Patient-Reported Measures for Person-Centered Coordinated Care: A Comparative Domain Map and Web-Based Compendium for Supporting Policy Development and Implementation.
Lloyd H. et al, (2018), Journal of medical Internet research, 20
Codesigning a Measure of Person-Centred Coordinated Care to Capture the Experience of the Patient
Sugavanam T. et al, (2018), Journal of Patient Experience, 237437351774864 - 237437351774864
Collaborative action for person-centred coordinated care (P3C): an approach to support the development of a comprehensive system-wide solution to fragmented care.
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