MDT Fellowships

MDT Fellowships

In 2004 – 2010 the BRS partnered with Kidney Research UK to introduce the first MDT fellowships within the renal community to provide opportunities for the wider multi-disciplinary team to develop their skills and research expertise.

Funded 2010

Evaluation and Analysis of factors affecting the sustainability of quality improvement effort
Lesley Lappin, Clinical Nurses Specialist, Salford Royal Hospitals NHS Trust
Award: £75,000

Funded 2008

Defining the risk of renal function decline and cardiovascular disease among patients with chronic kidney disease stage 3 in primary care: the Renal Risk in Derby Study
Natasha McIntyre, Research Fellow, Royal Derby Hospital
Award: £50,000

Funded 2007 & 2006

Depression and perception of illness among the dialysis population: a longitudinal investigation
Joseph Chilcot, Psychologist, Renal Unit, Lister Hospital, Stevenage
Award: TBC

Funded 2006 & 2004

Can an innovative patient-centred education programme control the parameters that delay the progression of diabetic nephropathy?
Nicola Thomas, Research Lead Nurse, SW Thames Institute of Renal Research, St Helier Hospital
Award: TBC

Funded 2005

Determinants and Cardiovascular Consequences of Vascular Calcification in CKD patients
Mhairi Sigrist, Renal Dietitian, Derby City General Hospital
Award: £50,000