Research/Service Improvement Examples

Below are some real life examples of opportunities you may develop within the ‘Research Pillar’ of development.

Orthoptic Support Worker

George is an orthoptic support worker.

He has helped with his department’s patient satisfaction survey by telephoning patients to interview them about their visit

Orthotic and Prosthetic Support Worker

Gabriela works as an orthotic and prosthetic support worker. 

She has collected the data required for a national research study in to the use of a new orthotic device for upper limb amputees

Physiotherapy Support Worker

Debbie is a Physiotherapy support worker in critical care.

With a colleague she read and summarised the most recent NICE guidelines for her clinical area and made a poster for her department