Table 3

Engagement of HealthWise Wales (HWW) participants with research advertised via the HWW platform

ResearcherStudy aimNumber of responses
Dr Tapio Paljarvi et al
National Centre for Population Health and Well-being Research (NCPHWR)
To validate data on physical activity collected using mobile devices60
Professor Ian Jones
National Centre for Mental Health (NCMH)
To recruit participants to the NCMH cohort for mental health research1100 (phase I)
600 (phase II)
Dr Anwen Cope1,2; Dr Fiona Wood3; Dr Nick Francis3; Professor Ivor Chestnutt2
1Cardiff and Vale University Health Board; 2School of Dentistry, Cardiff University; 3School of Medicine, Cardiff University
To describe the barriers patients experience when trying to access dental care, and to explore factors that influence patients’ choice of healthcare provider when experiencing a dental problem80
Dr Dikaios Sakellariou
School of Healthcare Sciences, Cardiff University
To improve care for disabled people8
Professor Annmarie Nelson
Marie Curie Palliative Care Research Centre
A survey to understand attitudes to death and dying in Wales2004
Victoria Shepherd
NIHR Doctoral Fellow, Cardiff University
To understand decision-making involving adults lacking capacity2
Professor Petroc Sumner
School of Psychology, Cardiff University
To examine the prevalence of dizziness and vertigo in the general population and the potential relationship with other conditions (eg, migraine)2400
Dr Patricia Masterson Algar
School of Health Sciences, Bangor University
To examine the experience of young adults who live in families affected by stroke, multiple sclerosis or dementia and investigate their support networks and their engagement in peer support2
Dr Kathryn Peall
Division of Psychological Medicine and Clinical Neurosciences, Cardiff University
To establish an international registry for myoclonus dystonia (a rare childhood-onset hyperkinetic movement disorder that can potentially impact function, daily living, and cause significant pain and psychological problems), to characterise the condition and facilitate research141