The project final report is available to download here.


The following resources have been developed as tools to help other researchers and/or clinicians planning research, as a result of findings during the WayWard project.

Structured Observations – a summary of the quantitative research methods used and the issues of privacy and interference with workload which have to be overcome.

Interview Protocols – a summary of interview protocols for researching critical decision methodology with clinicians.

Trackers – technical explanation of the position loggers used to track location in hospital.

Ethics of researching in hospitals – a summary of issues to be aware of and how to address them whilst researching in hospitals.