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Clare Wade

Lecturer

Department: Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation

Clare joined the physiotherapy team at Northumbria University in 2018. Over the course of her clinical career, Clare has specialised in cardiorespiratory and critical care physiotherapy. She has a particular interest in improving outcomes for patients following critical illness. In addition to her role at the university, Clare works part-time in the NHS as an Advanced Physiotherapist.

Clare is currently undertaking a Doctoral programme of study exploring rehabiliation culture in critical care.

Clare Wade

Campus Address

Room H213 Coach Lane Campus East
Northumbria University
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE7 7XA

Qualifications

BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy

Professional Activity

Registered Chartered Physiotherapist (HCPC, CSP)

Member of the Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Respiratory Care

Member of the Intensive Care Society

Member of the British Thoracic Society

Current/Recent Projects

PhD Study: An exploration of the cultural barriers and enablers to the promotion and implementation of physical activity and early mobilisation in critical care.

Research Themes & Scholarly Interests

Key areas of interest:

  • Critical Care Rehabilitation
  • Cardiorespiratory Physiotherapy
  • Mechanical Ventilation
  • Quality and Service Improvement in Healthcare
  • Clinical Leadership

PGR Supervision

PhD Supervisors:

  • Professor John Saxton
  • Professor Nicola Adams
  • Dr Jason Scott
  • Dr Stephen Wright (The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust)

Key Publications/Output

Wright SE, Thomas K, Watson G, Baker C, Bryant A, Chadwick TJ, Shen J, Wood R, Wilkinson J, Mansfield L, Stafford V, Wade C, Furneval J, Henderson A, Hugill K, Howard P, Roy A, Bonner S, Baudouin SV (2017) “Intensive versus standard physical rehabilitation therapy in the critically ill (EPICC): a multicentre, parallel-group, randomised controlled trial.” Thorax, 73(3), 213-221.

Thomas K, Wright SE, Watson G, Baker C, Stafford V, Wade C, Chadwick TJ, Mansfield L, Wilkinson J, Shen J, Deverill M, Bonner S, Hugill,K, Howard P, Anderson A, Roy A, Furneval J, Baudouin SV (2015) “Extra Physiotherapy in Critical Care (EPICC) Trial Protocol: a randomised controlled trial of intensive versus standard physical rehabilitation in the critically ill,” BMJ Open, 5(5)


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