PROP2 practitioner-research reports published

Published in News on 23 Nov 2015

Six reports from the Practitioner Research: Outcomes and Partnership (PROP2) project have been published today. The project was developed by Iriss and the Centre for Research on Families and Relationships (CRFR) at the University of Edinburgh and built on the learning from the previous Practitioner Research: Older People (PROP) project (

PROP2 developed research capacity and knowledge exchange amongst practitioners to generate evidence about issues directly relevant to their own practice. Working with partners from health and social care, over the period of a year, these practitioners from across Scotland were supported to identify a research question, and to plan and implement a full research project.

This resulted in specific interventions that could make direct and meaningful connections between research and practice, and contribute to changing behaviour, attitudes and culture amongst individuals and within organisations.

The reports cover the topics of dementia care; the 'Circle of Friends' approach; training and information support for carers; and support for women with learning disabilities around cervical cancer checks.

Download the practitioner research reports on the project blog.