Professor Peter Gardner
Professor of Healthcare, Quality and Security
Expertise: Healthcare safety, patient safety, E-health, health technology
Professor Gardner works collaboratively with colleagues in the Wolfson Centre for Applied Health Research in the area of Healthcare Quality and Safety, which brings together health professionals and researchers to develop quicker ways of translating research into benefits for patients.
He is currently co-Principal Investigator on a five-year National Institute for Health and Care Research (NIHR) funded programme called “Improving the Safety and Continuity of Medicines Management at Transitions of Care.” This is looking at improving medicines management following discharge from hospital for patients diagnosed with heart failure.
He has worked on a Department of Health funded Patient Safety Research project to evaluate the implementation of a new design for a spinal connector as well as studies with Cancer Help - the patient information website of Cancer Research UK - investigating the effects of different formats for representing side effect risk information.
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