Allied Health Research

CATCH – Cancer: Activating Technology for Connected Health
MARIE SKŁODOWSKA-CURIE ACTIONS – European Industrial Doctorate (ITN)

Beacon Hospital has been involved in the CATCH ITN programme with Allied Health Manager, Ailish Daly, as Principal Investigator. The programme involves 8 PhD students engaged in áprojects on connected health and aims to evaluate the usability and functionality of a digital home-rehabilitation tool for patients following surgery for breast cancer.

To learn more about CATCH ITN Click here: https://www.catchitn.eu/about

CHESS – Connected Health for Early Stage Researchers
MARIE SKŁODOWSKA-CURIE ACTIONS – European Industrial Doctorate (ITN)

Beacon Hospital has been involved in the CHESS (Connected Health Early Stage Researcher Support) ITN programme with Allied Health Manager, Ailish Daly as Principal Investigator. The study investigates a wearable sensor system to assess exercise technique and adherence for patients engaged in exercise rehabilitation programmes following orthopaedic surgery.

To learn more about CHESS ITN Click here: https://cordis.europa.eu/project/id/676201

A National Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis Physical Wellbeing Study

Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis (AIS) is a progressive deformity of the spine normally starting in early puberty. The disorder can result in significant musculoskeletal deformity, pain, impaired lung capacity, reduced cardiovascular output and long-term physiological problems. This project involves 4 studies designed to assess the effects of clinical interventions aimed at halting or reversing curve progression in mild, moderate and severe AIS patients. This study will recruit 240 individuals to participate over the next 3 years.