Sarah has a background in biochemistry and Health Services Research. She has more than 20 years’ experience coordinating and managing large scale multi-centred pragmatic randomised controlled trials in both primary and secondary care in the fields of podiatry, cardiology and osteoporosis. As well as being involved in the day-to-day running of trials, she has experience of many trial aspects, including recruitment, methodological issues and design.
- Honorary Sub-group Committee
- Member of the University of York CTIMP committee
Sarah's research interests are in pragmatic randomised trials of treatments for osteoporosis; podiatry treatments, heart failure and trial methodology.
- CASCADE - Case finding for depression in primary care: a regression discontinuity design
- EXTEND – An RCT determining the effectiveness of longer antibiotic courses in improving intra-abdominal infection patient outcomes
- Breathmore - Does prescribing slow release daily morphine tablets to individuals with heart failure helps with breathlessness.
- FIREFLI - Safe and well visits by the Fire and Rescue Service to prevent falls and improve quality of life in elderly population
- OSTRICH - Orthotics for Treatment of Symptomatic Flat Feet in Children
- OTIS - Does Occupational therapist lead home environmental assessment and modification reduce falls among high risk older people?
- PACT - Partners at Care Transitions
- REFORM - A randomised study in elders falling
- SSHeW - Does Slip Resistant Footwear Reduce Slips Among Healthcare Workers? A Randomised Controlled Trial
Sarah is a member of the following:
- Associate Editors of BMC Trials