Job: Senior Research Fellow
Faculty: Business and Law
School/department: Department of Politics & Public Policy
Research group(s): Health Policy Research Unit
Address: The Gateway, De Montfort University, Leicester, UK, LE1 9BH
T: + 44 (0)116 207 8749
Kathryn Jones is a Senior Research Fellow in the Department of Politics and Public Policy. She is a core member of the Health Policy Research Unit. Her research interests are patient and public involvement and the role of patient’s organisations at local, national and European level. In 2012/13 she was awarded research leave to study the impact of the changing dynamics of the health policy arena on patient's organisations. In 2013 she was also a participant on the first DMU Future Research Leaders programme.
Health Policy Research Unit
Click here to see a full listing of Kathryn Jones's publications and outputs.
Hamalainen, L.; Jones, K. (2011) Conceptualising community as a social fix, argument and persuasion in health, housing and local governance. A review of the literature. www.ahrc.ac.uk/Funding-Opportunities/Research-funding/Connected-Communities/Scoping-studies-and-reviews/Documents/Conceptualising%20community%20as%20a%20social%20fix.pdf
Patient and Public Involvement
Health Consumer Groups
Health Strategy and Management
BA (Hons) Librarianship and Information Studies (2:1)
Political Studies Association 2000-2009
The health consumer groups work has been cited by the World Health Organisation (WHO) Report 2008 titled “Primary Health Care - Now More Than Ever” refers to: Allsop, J., Baggott, R. and Jones, K. Health consumer groups and the national policy process. In: Henderson S, Petersen AR, eds. Consuming health: the commodification of health care, London, Routledge, 2002. http://www.who.int/whr/2008/en/index.html
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