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Charlotte Brigden BA, MA

Research Facilitator (Pilgrims Hospices)

 

 

My role as Research Facilitator primarily involves supporting research activity in palliative and end of life care at Pilgrims Hospices in east Kent. This includes supporting current research projects, the development of new research, and increasing the awareness of research within the organisation. The role also involves networking and collaborating with other organisations with a research interest. This includes a formal link as an honorary researcher with the Centre of Health Services Studies. I facilitate the CHSS hosted Kent and Medway Palliative Care Research Group and currently work on the Optimum Hospice at Home services for end of life care project (OPEL H@H).

Previously I was a Research Fellow at CHSS where I worked on a range of health services and public health related research projects. I was also Research Advisor for the NIHR Research Design Service South East since they were established in 2008. Prior to this I was an Advisor for the Research and Development Support Unit South East at CHSS which preceded the RDS services.

Before joining CHSS in 2002 I worked as a Research Assistant for the School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research at the University of Kent (2001-2002) on the project Public Policy: Knowledge, Understanding and Attitudes. In this role I was responsible for the analysis of a module of questions on attitudes to public spending in the NATCEN British Social Attitudes Survey in 2001-2002. I completed my BA in Sociology at University of Essex in 2000, followed by am MA in Sociological Research Methods in 2002 also at the University of Essex.

I have expertise and experience in quantitative and qualitative research methodology, particularly relating to surveys, in-depth interviewing and observation. I have trained in and experienced in using SPSS and Nvivo data analysis software.

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Article
Hashem, F., Brigden, C. L., Wilson, P. M. and Butler, C. (2020) "Understanding what works, why and in what circumstances in Hospice at Home Services for End of Life Care: applying a realist logic of analysis to a systematically searched literature review", Palliative Medicine. Sage, pp. 16-31. doi: 10.1177/0269216319867424.
Rees-Roberts, M., Williams, P., Hashem, F., Brigden, C. L., Greene, K., Gage, H., Goodwin, M., Silsbury, G., Wee, B., Barclay, S., Wilson, P. M. and Butler, C. (2019) "Hospice at Home services in England: a national survey", BMJ Supportive and Palliative Care. BMJ Publishing Group, pp. 1-7. doi: 10.1136/bmjspcare-2019-001818.
Butler, C., Brigden, C. L., Gage, H., Williams, P., Holdsworth, L. M., Greene, K., Wee, W., Barclay, S. and Wilson, P. M. (2018) "Optimum hospice at home services for end-of-life care: protocol of a mixed-methods study employing realist evaluation", BMJ Open. BMJ. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2017-021192.
Hamilton-West, K. E., Hotham, S., Yang, W., Hedayioglu, J. and Brigden, C. L. (2017) "Evaluation of a pilot service to facilitate discharge of patients with stable long-term mental health needs from secondary to primary care: the role of Primary Care Mental Health Specialists", Primary Health Care Research and Development. Cambridge University Press, pp. 344-353. doi: 10.1017/S1463423617000184.
Jenkins, L. M., Brigden, C. L. and King, A. (2013) "Evaluating a third sector community service following stroke", Journal of Integrated Care. Pavilion, pp. 248-262. doi: 10.1108/JICA-05-2013-0015.
Milne, A., Brigden, C. L., Palmer, A. P. and Konta, E. (2012) "The intersection of employment and care: evidence from a UK case study", European Journal of Social Work. Taylor & Francis, pp. 651-670. doi: 10.1080/13691457.2012.724388.
Book section
Hastie, C. L., Carpenter, G. I., Morris, J. N., Fries, B. and Ankri, J. (2008) "Nursing Home Residents with Moderate to Severe Cognitive Impairment and Change in Their Physical Function", in Maladie D'Alzheimer et Declin Cognitif / Research and Practice in Alzheimer's Disease. Paris / New York: Serdi Publishing / Springer, pp. 116-120.
Monograph
Jenkins, L. M., King, A. and Brigden, C. L. (2012) Evaluation of the Stroke Association's Life After Stroke Services in Eastern & Coastal Kent. Centre for Health Services Studies.
Palmer, A. P. and Brigden, C. L. (2010) Medway Adult Oral Health Survey 2009. Centre for Health Services Studies. Available at: http://www.kent.ac.uk/chss.
Billings, J. R., Alaszewski, H. P., Wagg, A., Holdsworth, L. M., Jenkins, L. M. and Brigden, C. L. (2009) Privacy and Dignity in Continence Care Project Phase 2. Centre for Health Services Studies.
Hastie, C. L., Jenkins, L. M. and Codling, J. (2009) Results of the 2008/2009 Hospice Patient Survey. General Report. Centre for Health Services Studies.
Palmer, A. P., Milne, A. and Hastie, C. L. (2008) Caring in Kent: Summary Report Evidence from the Kent Health and Lifestyle Survey, 2005. Centre for Health Services Studies, University of Kent.
Jenkins, L. M., Palmer, A. P. and Hastie, C. L. (2008) Health And Health Behaviour In South East England And Northern France Sante Et Comportements De Sante Dans Le Sud Est De L'angleterre Et Le Nord De La France. Centre for Health Services Studies.
Palmer, A. P., Milne, A. and Hastie, C. L. (2008) Caring in Kent: Patterns and Profiles, Evidence from the Kent Health and Lifestyle Survey, 2005. Centre for Health Services Studies and Tizard Centre.
Dervaux, B., Lenne, X., Jenkins, L. M., Hastie, C. L., Poirier, G., Marissal, J.-P. and Palmer, A. P. (2007) Les Inegalites De Sante : Mesure Et Determinants Rapport du projet Interreg : La santé et les comportements de santé dans le Sud-Est de l'Angleterre et le Nord de la France. Centre for Health Services Studies / COSPH.
Billings, J. R., Hastie, C. L., Jenkins, L. M. and Macvarish, J. (2007) A Survey of Teenagers' Views of Sex and Relationships Education and Sexual Health Services in Kent. Executive Summary. Centre for Health Services Studies. Available at: http://www.kent.ac.uk/chss/researchcentre/docs/SurveyExecSummary27nov.pdf.
Hastie, C. L. and Jenkins, L. M. (2007) Results of the 2006/2007 Hospice Patient Survey. Centre for Health Services Studies.
Jenkins, L. M., Hastie, C. L. and Palmer, A. P. (2007) Kent 2005 Survey of Health and Lifestyle: Geographical Report. Centre for Health Services Studies.
Palmer, A. P., Jenkins, L. M. and Hastie, C. L. (2007) Second Report from the Kent 2005 Survey of health and Lifestyle: Obesity and Physical Activity. Centre for Health Services Studies.
Palmer, A. P., Jenkins, L. M. and Hastie, C. L. (2007) Kent 2005 Survey of Health and Lifestyle: Moderate Physical Activity and Obesity by Local Authority - Short Report. Centre for Health Services Studies.
Billings, J. R., Hastie, C. L., Jenkins, L. M. and Macvarish, J. (2007) A Survey of Teenagers' Views of Sex and Relationships Education and Sexual Health Services in Kent. Full report. Centre for Health Services Studies. Available at: http://www.kent.ac.uk/chss/researchcentre/docs/SurveyFull27Nov.pdf.
Research report (external)
Hotham, S., Hamilton-West, K. E., Hedayioglu, J., Yang, W., Brigden, C. L., Smith, J. and Chisnall, N. (2015) Evaluation of the Primary Care Mental Health Specialist role: Final Report. Canterbury: Centre for Health Services Studies. Available at: http://www.kent.ac.uk/chss/docs/PCMHS_Evaluation_Report_FINAL.pdf.
Conference or workshop item
Hashem, F. and Brigden, C. L. (2019) "Palliative care research funding and the workforce to support it", in. Clinical Research Network Kent Surrey and Sussex - Annual Conference.
Brigden, C. L., Goodwin, M., Sisbury, G., Rees-Roberts, M., Butler, C., Greene, K., Hayes, C., Hashem, F., Gage, H., Williams, P., Wee, B., Barclay, S., Wilson, P. M. and Mikelyte, R. (2018) "Patient and Public (PPI) Involvement in Hospice research: an example of co-production in action", in. National Association for Hospice at Home Annual Conference 2018.
Rees-Roberts, M., Mikelyte, R., Hayes, C., Hashem, F., Brigden, C. L., Gage, H., Williams, P., Greene, K., Wee, B., Barclay, S., Wilson, P. M. and Butler, C. (2017) "Optimum Hospice at Home Services for End of Life Care (OPEL H@H): Results of survey data from hospice at home services in England", in. National Association for Hospice at Home Annual Conference 2017.
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