Care in the last years of life
The overall aim of this study is to develop understanding of factors influencing the availability and utilisation of formal and informal care in Scotland during the final stages of life, and study trends over time.
Unveiling trends in drug-related deaths
This research will generate more extensive socio-economic, health and equality group related information to better understand adverse trends in drugs and alcohol mortality in Northern Ireland.
Dental and ophthalmic health provision for people with severe mental illness
An examination of disparities in rates between those with severe mental illness and the general hospital population in Northern Ireland.
Physical healthcare outcomes for people with severe mental illness
The study aims to provide evidence about the medical outcomes of people with severe mental illness (SMI) in Northern Ireland.
Health service use and outcomes in later life
In a Northern Ireland context, this study will provide an opportunity to examine later-life health inequalities related to service use.
Social mobility and health inequalities in Glasgow
This project explores whether selective migration explains Glasgow’s poor health and excess mortality.
Does commuting affect health?
This study aims to explore the association between commuting and health in Scotland from different angles using objective health measures from NHS health data.
Multimorbidity and the use of health and social care
The overall aim of this study is to assess whether multimorbidity has an impact on the type and amount of social care people over the age of 65 received between 2011 and 2016 in Scotland.
Meeting the health needs of looked-after children in Scotland
The overall aim of this study is to examine looked after children’s use of unscheduled healthcare in Scotland, comparing those living at home with parents to those living away from home in, for example, kinship care, foster care or residential care.