Emily has worked for the Primary Care Unit since January 2018 and is currently part of the Cardiovascular Team working on an NIHR funded cluster randomised control trial called SAFER – Screening for Atrial Fibrillation with ECG to Reduce stroke. SAFER is a new programme of research investigating screening to detect undiagnosed atrial fibrillation, a heart condition responsible for one-in-ten strokes.
Prior to SAFER, Emily worked on an NIHR funded cluster randomised control trial IPCAS – Improving Primary Care after Stroke which investigated the aftercare of stroke survivors living in the community through a new model of care services. Emily has also worked within the core team providing administration to the unit.
Emily Graduated from Coventry University in November 2017 with a Merit in M.A. Terrorism, International Crime and Global Security. She also graduated from the University of Worcester in November 2016 with a 2:1 with honours in B.Sc. Forensic Psychology.
Emily is the lead author of a mixed-methods paper on patient participation and experience in a self-management programme whilst living in the community due to be published soon.