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.
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)
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.