Dr Faye Wray

Research Fellow

faye.d.wray@leeds.ac.uk

ORCID: 0000-0001-9351-5019

Faye is a full time PhD student at the Leeds Institute for Health Sciences, University of Leeds. Her PhD explores ‘self-management’ in stroke survivors with language and communication difficulties. Faye’s undergraduate degree is in Psychology (University of Manchester) and she also has an MSc in Health Services Research (University of York).

Prior to beginning her PhD Faye worked as a Research Fellow (University of York), Trial Co-ordinator (University of Leeds) and Research Assistant (University of Manchester). Broadly, her research interests include; applied health research, psychological interventions for health and qualitative methodology.

Grants

Wray F, Clarke D, Cruice M. the Stroke Association. Develop and feasibility test a supported self-management intervention for stroke survivors with aphasia. Stroke Association Postdoctoral Fellowship £174,999.60, 16/09/2019-15/09/2022 (36 months)

Publications

Crocker TF, Brown L, Lam N, Wray F, Knapp P, Forster A. Information provision for stroke survivors and their carers: Cochrane review. Stroke 2022;53(7):e269-e270. doi:10.1161/STROKEAHA.121.038162

Wray F, Coleman S, Clarke D, Hudson K, Forster A, Teale E. Risk factors for manifestations of frailty in hospitalized older adults: A qualitative study. Journal of Advanced Nursing 2021. https://doi.org/10.1111/jan.15120

Crocker TF, Brown L, Lam N, Wray F, Knapp P, Forster A. Information provision for stroke survivors and their carers. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2021, Issue 11. Art. No.: CD001919. https://doi.org/10.1002/14651858.cd001919.pub4

Wray F, Clarke D, Cruice M, Forster A. Development of a self-management intervention for stroke survivors with aphasia using co-production and behaviour change theory: An outline of methods and processes. PLoS One 2021;16(11):e0259103. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0259103

Wray F, Clarke D, Forster A. How do stroke survivors with communication difficulties manage life after stroke in the first year? A qualitative study. International Journal of Language and Communication Disorders 2019;54(5). doi.org/10.1111/1460-6984.12487

Wray F, Clarke DJ, Forster A. Post-stroke self-management interventions: a systematic review of effectiveness and investigation of the inclusion of stroke survivors with aphasia. Disability and Rehabilitation 2018;40(11):1237-1251. doi.org/10.1080/09638288.2017.1294206

Wray F, Clarke D. Longer-term needs of stroke survivors with communication difficulties living in the community: a systematic review and thematic synthesis of qualitative studies BMJ Open 2017;7(10):e017944.