Meet the team

Dr Tracey McConnell Profile Pic

Project Co-Lead:
Dr Tracey McConnell

Marie Curie Senior Research Fellow,
School of Nursing and Midwifery,
Queen’s University Belfast

Expertise:
• Palliative Care and Health Services Research background

• Extensive experience in realist review methodology, execution and supporting reviews.

Member of online Delphi group with an interdisciplinary panel of experts from academia and policy for the RAMESES project (www.ramesesproject.org) that developed realist review quality and publication standards and training materials.

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Project Co-Lead:
Professor Joanne Reid

School of Nursing and Midwifery,
Queen’s University Belfast

Expertise:
• Palliative care background

• Extensive experience as Principle Investigator of palliative care research, realist review methodology, Cochrane reviewer/supervisor.

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Co-Applicant:
Associate Professor Geoff Wong

Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences,
University of Oxford

Expertise:
• NHS GP

• Extensive experience in realist review methodology, execution and supporting reviews

• Lead researcher on RAMESES project (www.ramesesproject.org) that developed realist review quality and publication standards and training materials.

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Co-Applicant:
Dr Loreena Hill

School of Nursing and Midwifery,
Queen’s University Belfast

Expertise:
• Prior Specialist Heart Failure Nurse

• Extensive experience of developing regional & international guidance for management of patients with advanced heart failure, in particular implanted cardiac devices.

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Co-Applicant:
Claire Duddy, Realist Reviewer

Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences,
University of Oxford

Expertise:
• Information specialist (librarian) with experience in developing complex search strategies for systematic reviews and realist reviews.

• NIHR Systematic Review Fellow and Realist Reviewer, with training and experience in realist review methodology.

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Dr Clare Howie

Research Fellow:
Dr Clare Howie

School of Nursing and Midwifery,
Queen’s University Belfast

Expertise:
• Training in realist review methodology, experience in executing and supporting systematic reviews.

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Patient:
John Burden

Patient and Public Involvement Stakeholders: British Heart Foundation London heart failure group member.

Expertise:
• Lived experience of heart failure

John’s role is to ensure the research focuses on what matters to patients and their families

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Patient:
Bob Jones

Patient and Public Involvement Stakeholders: British Heart Foundation London heart failure group member.

Expertise:
• Lived experience of heart failure

Bob’s role is to ensure the research focuses on what matters to patients and their families

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Patient:
Robert Ruane

Patient and Public Involvement Stakeholders: British Heart Foundation London heart failure group member.

Expertise:
• Lived experience of heart failure

Robert’s role is to ensure the research focuses on what matters to patients and their families

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