New PhD student joins Bradford Dementia Group

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We are delighted to welcome to the Bradford Dementia Group™ our new PhD student, Kirsty Haunch. Kirsty has been appointed to the BUPA funded PhD studentship in end of life care for people with dementia in care homes. Her work will be supervised by Professors Jan Oyebode and Murna Downs. Kirsty Haunch joins us from having been Research Coordinator for the North East Yorkshire and Northern Lincolnshire Comprehensive Local Research Network. (NEYNL CLRN). She is currently completing an MSc in Health Sciences from the University of York.

Having recently launched the national Enabling Research in Care Homes (ENRICH) project for the network, she is now very keen to write her own research. Her interests are in dementia research and she looks to explore end of life care for people with dementia in care homes. She is both enthusiastic and motivated looking forward to becoming part of the team.

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