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Welcome to the ReSNET

Welcome to ReSNET research group! We are a dedicated team of researchers focusing on health and social care research. Our mission is to contribute to the advancement of knowledge in these vital fields and make a positive impact on the well-being of individuals and communities.

At ReSNET, we understand the intricate relationship between health and social care, recognizing that they are interdependent aspects of overall well-being. Our interdisciplinary team brings together experts from various fields, including medicine, psychology, sociology, public health, and more. By collaborating across disciplines, we aim to generate innovative insights and develop practical solutions to address complex challenges in healthcare and social services.

With a strong emphasis on evidence-based research, our group conducts studies, collects data, and analyzes findings to generate new knowledge and contribute to evidence-based practice. We are dedicated to conducting rigorous research that adheres to the highest ethical standards and promotes transparency in our methodologies and findings.

One of our primary goals is to bridge the gap between research and practice. We actively collaborate with healthcare professionals, policymakers, and social care providers to ensure that our research findings are translated into meaningful actions and policies that positively impact the lives of individuals and communities. We strive to foster a culture of knowledge exchange and dissemination to maximize the real-world impact of our research.

Through our website, we aim to provide a platform for sharing our research findings, publications, and resources. We also offer opportunities for collaboration and engagement with other researchers, practitioners, and stakeholders who share our passion for improving health and social care outcomes.

Thank you for visiting the ReSNET research group website. We invite you to explore our work, learn more about our projects, and join us in our mission to advance knowledge and improve the well-being of individuals and communities through health and social care research.

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Hazel Smith

Programme Manager

Hazel is an award winning researcher, lead investigator for national and international studies and research coordinator with experience in project management. In depth knowledge of ICH-GCP, including experience of international research regulations. Former chairpersonship and invited member of national and international research committees.

Alisen Dube


Alisen Dube is a Research Fellow at Staffordshire University in clinical and medical statistics. She is a Registered General Nurse and Medical Statistician with experience in Theatre nursing and clinical research. Currently an active researcher in patient safety whilst completing my doctoral research which is exploring risk factors for developing heel pressure ulcers and their prognostic value in end of life. Her main research interests and expertise are use of quantitative data to inform safe clinical practice including pressure ulcer related research, ethnic diversity, as well as promoting inclusive research through patient and public involvement.

Yetunde Ataiyero


Yetunde Ataiyero is a lecturer and postdoctoral researcher at Staffordshire University. She is a registered nurse (adult) with varied clinical practice in acute settings, and a mixed methods researcher with preference for qualitative studies. Her PhD research explored what Nigerian healthcare professionals considered as barriers and levers to their hand hygiene practices, using a mixed methods approach. She then developed and validated an instrument, (underpinned by a psychological theory of behaviour change) which measures the barriers and facilitators to hand hygiene practices among healthcare professionals in developing countries.

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