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- Professional Qualifications and professional membershipsPhD (Rheumatology)
- BSc (Hon) Applied Biological Sciences
I trained as a biologist and conducted laboratory research in immunology until I developed a movement disorder. I then moved my career into clinical research particularly in Parkinson’s disease using systematic reviews and surveys.
1/2009 to date: University of East Anglia, School of Nursing Sciences, Senior Lecturer in Research
9/2007 – 12/2008: Newcastle University, Research Associate (Systematic Reviewer)
12/2003 – 8/2007: Northumbria University, Senior Lecturer (Research)
8/2003 – 11/2003: Chartered Society of Physiotherapy, Systematic Reviewer (maternity leave cover)
1999 - 2003: Birmingham University, Dept. Clinical Neuroscience, Research Fellow
1996 – 1999: Birmingham University, Department of Rheumatology, Research Fellow.
1992 – 1996: Birmingham University, Department of Rheumatology, PhD Student
1988 – 1992: Bristol Polytechnic, BSc Degree in Applied Biological Sciences.
Key Research Interests and Expertise
- Rehabilitation in Parkinson’s disease
- The management of chronic conditions in ageing
- Systematic reviews
I conduct research to investigate the skills needed by healthcare professionals and patients to effectively manage long term conditions in adults. I have an interest in medication adherence, self medication in hospital, physical health checklists for people with serious mental illnesses and in developing assessment scales that help measure issues identified as important by people with long term conditions e.g. communication participation.
I am experienced in the use of the following research methods: systematic reviews of quantitative, qualitative, and mixed methods research; parallel and cluster randomised controlled trials; concept mapping; phenomenological interviews; and Delphi, online, and postal surveys.
2013: £41,459 over 11 months from Parkinson’s UK. Academic partner in “A priority setting partnership for the management of Parkinson's disease.”
- 2013: £6,000 over 4 months from NHS Norfolk and Waveney’s Research Capability Funding (RCF) for Helen Flaherty to develop a RfPB bid on adherence therapy for people with coeliac diase on a gluten free diet.
- 2010: £249,424 over 36 months from the National Institute of Health Research, Research for Patient Benefit Scheme.Grant reference number: PB-PG-1208-18121. “A randomised controlled trial of patient directed self management of pain (PaDSMaP) compared to treatment as usual following total knee replacement.”
- 2010: £18,500 over 24 months from East of England Strategic Health Authority. MSc by Research Award for Wendy Baxter: “Investigation of the experiences of patients receiving cancer diagnoses by different modes; telephone or conventional consultation.”
- 2010: £67,340 over 36 months from University of East Anglia. UEA PhD teaching studentship: “Gluten-free diet (GFD) adherence in coeliac disease (CD): Exploring patients’, carers’ and health professionals’ views.”
- 2010: £67,340 over 36 months from University of East Anglia. UEA PhD teaching studentship: “Correlation of speech and communication characteristics with cognitive status in people with Parkinson’s disease.”
- 2010: £67,340 over 36 months from University of East Anglia. UEA PhD teaching studentship: “The use of carer assisted adherence therapy for people with Parkinson's disease and their carers (CAAT-PARK): a randomised controlled trial.
- 2006: £73,039 over 18 months from the Parkinson’s Disease Society. Grant reference number: G0615. “A national survey of speech language therapy provision for people with Parkinson's disease: therapists' practices, patients' and carers' perspectives.”
- 2004: £10,000 over 6 months from Gateshead Health NHS Trust to aid in updating the Cochrane reviews of allied health professionals’ interventions for people with Parkinson’s disease.
- 2001: £50,000 over 15 months from the Parkinson’s Disease Society. Grant reference number: 8030. “Occupational therapy for Parkinson’s disease: 1. A Delphi study to develop a consensus on ‘best practice’ and 2. protocol design for a randomised controlled trial.”
1. Alhalaiqa F, Deane KHO, Gray R. Hypertensive patients’ experience with adherence therapy for enhancing medication compliance: Qualitative semi-structured interviews. Journal of Clinical Nursing Published online 27/2/2013 doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2702.2012.04321.x (Impact factor 1.228)
2. Daley DJ, Myint PK, Gray RJ, Deane KHO. Systematic Review on Factors Associated with Medication Non-adherence in Parkinson’s Disease. Parkinsonism and Related Disorders. Published online 28th September 2012. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.parkreldis.2012.09.004 (Impact factor 3.8).
3. Papageorgiou A, Loke Y, Deane KHO, Fromage M. Communication skills training for mental health professionals working with people with severe mental illness. (Protocol) Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2012, Issue 8. Art. No.: CD010006 DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD010006 (Impact factor 6.186)
4. Donell S, Deane K, Swift L, Barton G, Balls P, Darrah C, Gray R. Patient directed self management of pain (PaDSMaP) compared to treatment as usual following total knee replacement: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial. Trials 2012, 13:204 (Impact factor 2.50)
5. Tomlinson CL, Patel S, Meek C, Clarke CE, Stowe R, Shah L, Sackley C, Deane KHO, Wheatley K, Ives N. Physiotherapy intervention in Parkinson’s disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis of the randomised controlled trials. BMJ 2012;345:e5004 doi: 10.1136/bmj.e5004 (Published 6 August 2012)(Impact factor 13.471)
6. Tomlinson CL, Patel S, Meek C, Clarke CE, Stowe R, Shah L, Sackley C, Deane KHO, Wheatley K, Ives N.Physiotherapy versus placebo or no intervention in Parkinson's disease. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2012, Issue 8. Art. No.: CD002817. (Impact factor 6.186)
7. Herd C, Tomlinson CL, Deane KHO, Brady M, Smith C, Sackley C, Clarke CE.Speech and language therapy versus placebo or no intervention for speech problems in Parkinson's disease. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2012, Issue 8. Art. No.: CD002812 (Impact factor 6.186)
8. Herd CP, Tomlinson CL, Deane KHO, Brady MC, Smith CH, Sackley CM, Clarke CE. Comparison of speech and language therapy techniques for speech problems in Parkinson's disease. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2012, Issue 8. Art. No.: CD002814.
9. Ketelaar NABM, Faber MJ, Flottorp S, Rygh LH, Deane KHO, Eccles MP. Public release of performance data in changing the behaviour of healthcare consumers, professionals or organisations. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2011, Issue 11. Art. No.: CD004538. (Impact factor 6.186)
10. Alhalaiqa F, Deane KHO, Nawafleh AH, Clark A, Gray R. Adherence therapy for medication non-compliant patients with hypertension: a randomised controlled trial. Journal of Human Hypertension, (2012) 26, 117–126. (Impact factor 2.289) http://www.nature.com/jhh/journal/v26/n2/pdf/jhh2010133a.pdf
11. Daley DJ, Deane KHO, Gray RJ, Worth PF, Clark AB, Sabanathan K, Pfeil M, Myint PK. The use of carer assisted adherence therapy for people with Parkinson's disease and their carers (CAAT-PARK): study protocol for a randomised controlled trial.Trials 2011, 12:251 (Impact factor 2.50)
12. Galaal K, Bryant A, Deane KHO, Al-Khaduri M, Lopes AD. Interventions for reducing anxiety in women undergoing colposcopy. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2011, Issue 12. Art. No.: CD006013.
13. Stowe, RL, Ives, NJ, Clarke, CE, Handley, K, Furmston, A, Deane, K, Van Hilten, JJ, Wheatley, K, Gray, RJ. Meta-analysis of the comparative efficacy and safety of adjuvant treatment to levodopa in later Parkinson's disease. Movement Disorders 2011 26, (4), 587–598.
14. SM Carr, M Lhussier, N Forster, L Geddes, K Deane, M Pennington, S Visram, M White, S Michie, C Donaldson and A Hildreth. An evidence synthesis of qualitative and quantitative research on component intervention techniques, effectiveness, cost-effectiveness, equity and acceptability of different versions of health-related lifestyle advisor role in improving health.Health Technology Assessments 2011;15(09) (Impact factor 6.91)
15. Miller N, Noble E, Deane KHO, Jones D, Gibb C. A survey of speech and language therapy provision for people with Parkinson's disease in the United Kingdom: patients' and carers' perspectives. International Journal of Language and Communication Disorders. 2011; 46 (2) 179-188. (Impact factor 1.33)
16. Miller N, Deane KHO, Noble E, Jones D, Gibb C. A national survey of speech and language therapy provision for people with Parkinson's disease in the United Kingdom: Therapists' practices. International Journal of Language and Communication Disorders. 2011; 46(2):189-201 (Impact factor 1.33)
17. HardyS, WhiteJ, DeaneK, GrayR. Educating healthcare professionals to act on the physical health needs of people with serious mental illness: a systematic search for evidence. Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing. 2011, 18, 721–727 (Impact factor 1.063)
18. Hargreaves K, Cameron M, Edwards H, Gray R, Deane K. Is the use of symphysis-fundal height measurement and ultrasound examination effective in detecting small or large fetuses? Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 2011 Jul;31(5):380-3. (Impact factor 0.44)
19. Stowe R, Ives N, Clarke CE, Deane K, van Hilten, Wheatley K, Gray R, Handley K, Furmston A. Evaluation of the efficacy and safety of adjuvant treatment to levodopa therapy in Parkinson´s disease patients with motor complications. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2010, Issue 7. Art. No.: CD007166 (Impact factor 6.186)
20. Flodgren G, Deane KHO, Dickinson HO, Kirk S, Alberti H, Beyer FR, Brown JG, Penney TL, Summerbell CD, Eccles MP. Interventions to change the behaviour of health professionals and the organisation of care to promote weight reduction in overweight and obese adults. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2010, Issue 3. Art. No.: CD000984. (Impact factor 6.186)
21. McGowan JL, Grad R, Pluye P, Hannes K, Deane KHO, Labrecque M, Welch V, Tugwell P. Electronic retrieval of health information by healthcare providers to improve practice and patient care. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2009 (3) CD004749. (Impact factor 6.186)
Deane KHO, Playford D. ‘Non-Pharmacological Therapies and Rehabilitation for Parkinson’s Disease, in ‘Parkinson’s Disease’, in ‘Neurological Rehabilitation of Parkinson’s Disease’ edited by Diane Playford. Martin Dunitz, London: 2003; 49-82.
The PD-OT Trial Design Committee. A randomised controlled trial of occupational therapy for Parkinson’s disease - Draft protocol for pilot study. Submitted to The Parkinson’s Disease Society as part of the final report on grant No 8030. August 2002
Parkinson's disease research; Cochrane systematic reviews; randomised controlled trials; surveys; health services research.
Current teaching activity is focussed mainly on research degree students.
· Successfully supervised 5 PhD and 1 MSc by Research to completion
· Currently supervising three PhD students. Primary supervisor to one of these.
· Designed post-graduate courses in how to conduct systematic reviews.
· Designed the “Research Theme” for the undergraduate nursing degrees, with provision of extensive innovative online resources.
Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals
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Innovative measurements for improved diagnosis & management of neurodegenerative diseases (NDD)- Subproject to validate LGC's assays for free and bound cortisol as a surrogate objective measure of anxiety in people with Parkinson's and Alzheimer's disease
1/07/16 → 30/06/19
Deane, K., Sackley, C. & Flaherty, H.
1/09/13 → 30/09/14
Omega-3 and polyunsaturated fat for prevention of depression and anxiety symptoms: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised trialsDeane, K. H. O., Jimoh, O. F., Biswas, P., O'Brien, A., Hanson, S., Abdelhamid, A. S., Fox, C. & Hooper, L., Mar 2021, In: The British Journal of Psychiatry. 218, 3, p. 135-142 8 p.
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Omega-3, omega-6 and polyunsaturated fat for cognition: systematic review & meta-analysis of randomised trialsBrainard, J. S., Jimoh, O. F., Deane, K. H. O., Biswas, P., Donaldson, D., Maas, K., Abdelhamid, A., Hooper, L. & PUFAH group, 1 Oct 2020, In: Journal of the American Medical Directors Association. 21, 10, p. 1439-1450.e21 21 p.
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Abdelhamid, A., Brown, T., Brainard, J., Biswas, P., Thorpe, G., Moore, H., Deane, K., Summerbell, C., Worthington, H., Song, F. & Hooper, L., 29 Feb 2020, In: Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. 2020, 2, CD003177.
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Stimulation of the tibial nerve: a protocol for a multicentred randomised controlled trial for urinary problems associated with Parkinson’s disease—STARTUPMcClurg, D., Panicker, J., Walker, R. W., Cunnington, A. L., Deane, K. H. O., Harari, D., Elders, A., Booth, J., Hagen, S., Mason, H. & Stratton, S., 17 Feb 2020, In: BMJ Open. 10, 2, e034887.
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Co-creation of patient engagement quality guidance for medicines development: an international multistakeholder initiativeDeane, K., Delbecque, L., Gorbenko, O., Hamoir, A. M., Hoos, A., Nafria, B., Pakarinen, C., Sargeant, I., Richards, D. P., Skovlund, S. E. & Brooke, N., 9 Sep 2019, In: BMJ Innovations. 5, 1, p. 43-55 13 p.
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