NHS

Who we work with

Lancashire and South Cumbria Health and Care Partnership | NHS East Lancashire CCG | Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust | East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust

How we help

  • Evaluation of local, regional and national programmes, such as a local learning evaluation of the NHS Volunteer Responder scheme in Lancashire and South Cumbria
  • Data consultancy during the development of new NHS services, including a new Alcohol Care Team in Pennine Lancashire
  • Qualitative research to understand impact on different groups, including feedback from carers for an NHS Veterans Mental Health and Wellbeing Service

We were really happy with the support we had from PS Research. The final research report was detailed, informative and highlighted the key themes which emerged from the rich qualitative data they gathered. We look forward to working with them on other projects.

Katie Humphrey

Carers Lead, Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

Charities and Third Sector

Who we work with

Drinkaware | Active Lancashire | Good Things Foundation | One Lancashire | Pennine Lancashire VCFSE Leadership Group | Sustrans

How we help

  • Mixed methods research for national charities, including analysis and reporting for Drinkaware's annual survey of UK drinking habits complemented by an online community for qualitative insights
  • Stakeholder engagement and research, including depth interviews and facilitated workshops with members of a regional VCFSE network in Pennine Lancashire
  • Evaluation of projects and programmes, covering topics such as social prescribing, adoption of digital in the VCFSE sector and tackling isolation through libraries

Adam and Emma’s robust research provides us with powerful insight for Drinkaware; accompanied by excellent customer service and a rapid turnaround.

Annabelle Bonus

Director of Evidence and Impact, Drinkaware

Local Authorities

Who we work with

Blackpool Council | Bristol City Council | Burnley Council | Fylde Council | Pendle Council | Ribble Valley Borough Council | South Ribble Borough Council | Wyre Council

How we help

  • Research with employees, including regular employee surveys, presentations to senior management and feedback sessions and workshops with wider employees
  • Research with residents, including local area surveys and co-designing resident research with young people in partnership with the local council and college
  • Running and/or analysing public consultations on topics such as flooding and sea wall defences, new planning developments and changes to public space protection orders in parks and open spaces 

All credit for another fantastic piece of research produced. The styling is a standout - clear, easy on the eye and simple to digest for different audiences!

Alex Scrivens

Performance and Improvement Manager, Fylde Council

Museums and Culture

Who we work with

South West Museum Development | National Portrait Gallery | MuseumNext | Blackpool Lightpool Festival | Frankly, Green + Webb for end clients including the Science Museum, IWM and the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum

How we help

  • Consultancy on large-scale research for the sector, including research design, analysis and reporting for the Annual Museum Survey
  • Delivering a range of audience research projects, including specialist website experience surveys, social content surveys and audience feedback research
  • Evaluation of cultural events and programmes, including visitor surveys and stakeholder feedback for Blackpool's Lightpool Festival during the Illuminations season

Our organisation has really benefited from working with PS Research. Not only do Adam and Emma bring specialist expertise and experience, they have a collaborative approach which has made the whole process better and more enjoyable.

Victoria Harding

Programme Manager, South West Museum Development

Other Clients

Who we work with

Lancashire Fire & Rescue Service | Blackpool Transport | Pendle Leisure Trust | Liberata | Manchester Digital | DJS Research | Chalkstream | Rubber Cheese | C-Space | Insites Consulting

How we help

  • Industry or 'state of the sector' research, including regional and national Digital Skills Audits of the digital and tech sector for Manchester Digital and the Institute of Coding
  • Employee consultation and engagement around important business changes, including hybrid working, IT satisfaction and changes to equipment and working conditions
  • Partner and support other agencies on a wide range of research projects, providing specialist research skills, expertise and experience

PS Research are professional and flexible and deliver on spec and on time. They go above and beyond during the process of working with us, working to accommodate our tight deadlines and turn around requirements.

Emma Grant

Head of Talent and Skills, Manchester Digital

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