Author

Dr. Clare Harley

As an Applied Health Researcher, my research aims to tackle key issues facing healthcare services for people living with long-term and life-limiting conditions. My research has a strong patient focus and often includes qualitative research to understand patients' experiences of illness and healthcare services. I have expertise in the development and validation of Patient Reported Outcome Measures (PROMs) and experience of implementing PROMs into routine clinical practice as well as selecting appropiriate PROMs and patient-centred measures for clinical research.

I work closely with a broad range of health professionals who wish to improve patient care through evidence-based practice. My main research areas are currently: supporting patients living with advanced cancer (chronic cancer and palliative care); and intervention development for pelvic organ prolapse.

Qualifications
PhD Ageing and Posture Control
BSc Hons Psychology
Student education
I lecture in the School of Healthcare, with a focus on post-graduate research methods training and supervision.

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Development of a biotensegrity focused therapy for the treatment of pelvic organ prolapse: A retrospective case series

ABSTRACT Introduction: Pelvic organ prolapse (POP), the bulging of pelvic organs into the vagina, is a common condition thought to be caused by weak pelvic tissue. There is a paucity of evidence supporting current treatment approaches. This case series proposes a new biotensegrity-focused hypothesis that POP is caused by taut pelvic tissue and that releasing…

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