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HEAD Study

Start date:
1st August 2019
End date:
31st August 2019
Co-ordinated by:
Julia Grahamslaw

Prospective multicentre observational study conducted over one calendar month in 2019, with a planned sample size of 1000 over 5 sites. The aim of the study was to describe the epidemiology of non-trauma related headache in adults presenting to emergency departments including investigations, treatments and outcome.

This includes adult patients presenting to the ED with non-trauma-related headache as their primary complaint.

This was a study working in collaboration with the Trainee Emergency Medicine Research Network (TERN) to understand the international epidemiology of patients presenting to the ED with a headache.


Research Team

Julia Grahamslaw

Lead Research Nurse

Dr Matt Reed

Director of EMERGE, Consultant, NRS Career Research Fellow & Honorary Reader in Emergency Medicine

Sian Dalgleish

Senior Research Nurse

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