Miriam Golding- Day is a Health and Care Professions Council registered Orthotist/Prosthetist and Research Fellow based within the Centre for Rehabilitation and Ageing Research. Currently she is the principal investigator for the OTIS study, a 4 phase mixed methods project exploring the timing of specialist orthotic intervention following stroke. She is also PPI co-applicant for the BATH-OUT 2 study and Nottingham site coordinator for the FEMUR 3 study.
Miriam is an active member of her professional body the British Association of Prosthetists and Orthotists and sat as the first chair of it's research committee continuing to lead in their research strategy work streams. She continues to practice clinically within both adult and paediatric NHS services and is actively carving a clinical academic role part of which is helping to promote research activities within the AHP workforce by sitting on both the CAHPR strategic committee and local East Midlands facilitator hub.
Miriam has experience of working within several multidisciplinary research teams on the BISC and OPTIMISM studies, and has a specific interest in research into the use of orthotic and prosthetic devices to aid in the rehabilitation of stroke, long term conditions and older people and the role of the orthotist/prosthetist in promoting rehabilitation outcomes.
Can early specialist orthotic assessment lead to improved rehabilitation outcomes and reduced complications for patients following a stroke? (OTIS study)
Bathing adaptations in the homes of older adults: A randomised controlled trial, economic evaluation and process evaluation (BATH-OUT-2)
Fracture in the Elderly Multidisciplinary Rehabilitation - Phase III (FEMuR III)
KONTOU, E, THOMAS, S, COBLEY, C, FISHER, R, GOLDING-DAY, M and WALKER, M, 2022. A Biopsychosocial Intervention for Stroke Carers (BISC): development and description of the intervention Health Psychology and Behavioral Medicine. 10(1), 92-103 GOLDING-DAY, M, PRINCE, N, THOMAS, S, HORNE, J, THOMAS, L and WALKER, M, 2022. Early specialist orthotic interventions for the lower limb in adult stroke patients: a systematic literature review Journal of the International Foot & Ankle Foundation. 1(9),
WORTHINGTON, E, WHITEHEAD, P, LI, Z, GOLDING-DAY, M and WALKER, M, 2020. An audit of dressing practice by occupational therapists in acute stroke settings in England British Journal of Occupational Therapy. 83(11),
NIHR Research Capability Grant - Nottinghamshire CCG
Can early diagnosis and orthotic intervention lead to improved rehabilitation outcomes and prevent secondary complications for patients following stroke?
NIHR School for Social Care Research
Bathing Adaptations in the Homes of Older Adults (BATH-OUT study)
NIHR Research for Patient Benefit
Biopsychosocial Intervention for Stroke Carers (BISC study)
Optimising Psychoeducation for Transient Ischaemic Attack and Minor Stroke Management (OPTIMISM study)