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Dr Fiona Wood

Dr Fiona Wood

Senior Lecturer

Yr Ysgol Meddygaeth

+44 29206 87185
Neuadd Meirionnydd, Ysbyty Athrofaol Cymru, Parc y Mynydd Bychan, Caerdydd, CF14 4YS
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Current Grants:

Title: A qualitative study of public and clinicians'views of, and participation in, Prudent Healthcare. Funder: Health and Care Research Wales. £248,000. 2015-2017. Applicants: Wood F (PI), Edwards A, Snooks H, Kenkre J, Neal R, Mead D, Clayton D.

Title: Wales Centre for Primary & Emergency Care Research; PRIME.2015-2018. Co-Applicant. Funder: NISCHR, £3.6M, 2015-2018. Applicants: Edwards (PI), Neal R, Kenkre J, Snooks H, Wood F, Brain K, Francis N, Chestnut I.

Title: Development and pilot evaluation of the Tenovus health check. Funder: NAEDI. Amount: £135,000. Duration: Sept 2014 – August 2016. Applicants: Brain K (CI), Paranjothy S, Carter B, Wood F, Neal RD et al.

Title: MAGIC 3. Making Good Decisions in Collaboration. Funder: Health Foundation. Amount: £246,000. Duration: Dec 2013-Dec 2015. Applicants: Brain (CI) Joseph-Williams N, Lloyd A, Edwards A, Wood F,

Title: Exploring the potential of an ‘app’ to help patients with cancer address their information needs. Funder: Tenovus, Amount: £60,000. Duration: Oct 2013-Sept 2016. Applicants: Wood F, Kinnersley P, Brain K, Staffurth J.

Previous Grants:

Title: Exploring the transition from relapsing-remitting to secondary progressive MS to inform the production of content programmes for patients and carers, and educational packages for clinicians. Funder: MS Trust. Amount: £50,000. Duration: Sept 2013-Nov 2014. Applicants: Wood and Edwards (co-CIs),

Title: Option Grids: easy to use shared decision making tools for disadvantaged groups. Funder: Bupa Foundation. Amount: £289,000. Duration: Jan 2012 – Dec 2014 Applicants: Wood F and Elwyn G (co-CIs), Edwards A, Brain K, Newcombe R, Nye A, Firth J 

Title: Characterising the nature of primary care patient safety incident reports in England and Wales: mixed methods study. Funder: NIHR HS&DR. Amount: £300,000. Duration: Nov 2013 – June 2015. Applicants: Carson-Stevens A (CI), Edwards A, Panesar, Mayor S, Cowie L, Wood F.

Title: Health Beliefs and Behaviour amongst working-class women: Changes over 20 years. Funder: ESRC. Amount: £44,711. Duration: May 2005- July 2006. Applicants: Wood F (CI), Butler C, Robling MR, Kinnersley P, Houston H.

I am currently supervising the following PhD Students

  • Rebecca Richards, PhD (Principal supervisor): Exploring the potential of a mobile phone or tablet ‘app’ to help patients with cancer address their information needs. Oct 2013 - Sep 2016.
  • Freya Davies, PhD (Supporting supervisor): Training health professionals to support self-management among people with multiple sclerosis. Oct 2015 - Sept 2018
  • Aditya Raja, PhD (Supporting supervisor):  Evaluation of patient's health related quality of life factors in patients and relatives of patients with urinary stone disease. Oct 2013 - Sept 2016
  • Amber Jordan. (Principal supervisor): Development of a theory-based intervention to prepare young people to participate in shared decision making about their healthcare. Oct 2016-Sept 2019
  • Vicky Shepherd. (Principal supervisor): Informed consent and proxy decision making in research involving adults lacking

    capacity: development of an intervention to support proxy informed decision making, set within ethical and legal frameworks. Oct 2016-Sept 2019

Prosiectau ymchwil ôl-raddedig

I have successfully supervised six PhD students to completion:

  • Nancy Hawkings (graduated 2009) primary supervisor.
  • Nick Francis (graduated 2010) co-supervisor
  • Michelle Edwards (graduated 2010) co-supervisor
  • Leila Rooshenas (graduated 2012) primary supervisor
  • Jana Witt (graduated 2014) co-supervisor
  • Anwen Cope (graduated 2014) President’s Scholarship, co-supervisor