Qualitative, mixed methods and participatory research methods. Social care, older people, prevention, health sociology, experience of illness, long-term conditions.
Health and social care leadership, ethical leadership, mental health, virtue ethics, phronesis (practical wisdom).
Qualitative methods, elite interviewing. Health policy, medical professionalism, health inequality, policy implementation.
Qualitative methods - particularly place-based methods, such as ethnography, shadowing, situating interviewing. Mixed methods - particularly those with a clear link to theoretical perspectives such as Bourdieu, critical realism. Emancipatory methods - anti-oppresive, critical, feminist methodologies and questions.
Complementary and alternative medicine; community-based health care workforce (e.g. pharmacy, outreach workers, health trainers, health visitors, community nursing, midwifery); health risks and public health; primary care workforce (GPs, nursing, receptionists, practice managers).
Health and social care policy, community care, personalisation, joint working.
Organisational aspects of quality and safety; cultures, incentives and policies. Mixed methods approaches.
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Integration, working across third and statutory care sectors, change management.
Social care, co-production, personalisation, public sector workforce, interpretive policy analysis.
Health and social care policy; mental health transformation, equalities; patient and public involvement; advocacy and service user involvement; commissioning for mental health and wellbeing.
Welfare regimes; history of health policy; geography of public service provision; theoretical developments in the welfare state; public sector partnerships; equality in the welfare state; decentralisation of public provision; consumerism and citizenship; health care workforce issues.
Health purchasing and commissioning; primary care policy and management; integrated care/older people's care; international comparisons in health policy and organisation. Evaluation of policy and practice interventions in health care.
Methods: Case study approaches, survey, focus group, participatory action research, policy analysis, Delphi research. Resource allocation in health care; priority setting; decommissioning in health care; population decision making in health care.