Professor Caroline Bradbury-Jones PhD, MA, RN, RM, HV

Professor Caroline Bradbury-Jones

School of Nursing and Midwifery
Professor of Gender Based Violence and Health

Contact details

Institute of Clinical Sciences
College of Medical and Dental Sciences
University of Birmingham
B15 2TT

Caroline is a registered nurse, midwife and health visitor. Since joining academia she has developed research expertise in the field of domestic violence and abuse.  Specifically, within the scope of addressing inequalities, focused on issues of family violence and child abuse and neglect. Caroline has led or been actively involved in securing funding for several research projects relevant to these areas. 


  • 2009 - Bangor University, PhD in Nursing
  • 2005 - Manchester Metropolitan University, MA in Education
  • 1996 - Manchester Metropolitan University, PG Certificate in Education             
  • 1995 -  Manchester Metropolitan University, BSc (Hons) Community Health
  • 1991 - Manchester Metropolitan University,Registered Health Visitor
  • 1988 - Salford Health Authority, Registered Midwife
  • 1983 - Clwyd Health Authority, Registered General Nurse


Caroline teaches on a range of programmes and she leads a module of Mixed Methods.

Postgraduate supervision

Caroline Bradbury-Jones is a registered nurse, midwife and health visitor. Her research interests lie broadly within the scope of addressing inequalities and more specifically are focused on issues of family violence and child abuse and neglect. She has led or been actively involved in securing funding for a number of research projects relevant to these areas. Caroline welcome enquiries from prospective doctoral researchers whose research interests match her own.


Recent publications


Waigwa, S, Bradbury-Jones, C, Doos, L & Taylor, J 2024, 'Six aspects of female genital mutilation education (SAFE) model: findings from a qualitative study', BMJ open, vol. 14, no. 5, e077838.

Gunby, C, Isham, L, Smailes, H, Bradbury-Jones, C, Damery, S, Harlock, J, Maxted, F, Smith, D & Taylor, J 2024, 'Working the edge: The emotional experiences of commissioning and funding arrangements for service leaders in the sexual violence voluntary sector', Violence against Women.

Nash, K, Minhas, S, Metheny, N, Gokhale, KM, Taylor, J, Bradbury-Jones, C, Bandyopadhyay, S, Nirantharakumar, K, Adderley, NJ & Chandan, JS 2023, 'Exposure to domestic abuse and the subsequent development of atopic disease in women', Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology: In Practice, vol. 11, no. 6, pp. 1752-1756.e3.

Hallett, N, Christie, C, Docherty-Smith, J, Welborn, H, Wright, H, Molloy, E, Chandan, J, Croxford, S, Taylor, J & Bradbury-Jones, C 2023, 'Healthcare interventions for sex workers: protocol for a scoping review', BMJ open, vol. 13, no. 8, e074983.

Karavias, Y, Bandyopadhyay, S, Christie, C, Bradbury-Jones, C, Taylor, J, Kane, E & Flowe, HD 2023, 'Impact evaluation and economic benefit analysis of a domestic violence and abuse UK police intervention', Frontiers in Psychology, vol. 14, 1063701.

Caswell, RJ, Hodson, J, Bradbury-Jones, C & Ross, JDC 2023, 'Where do those experiencing sexual violence seek help and is routine enquiry acceptable within a sexual healthcare setting? Findings from a population-based survey', BMJ open, vol. 13, no. 9, e073204.

Shah, S, Bradbury-Jones, C & Taylor, J 2022, 'Access to and utilisation of sexual and reproductive healthcare for women and girls with cerebral palsy: a scoping review', Disability and Society.

Nash, K, Minhas, S, Metheny, N, Gokhale, K, Taylor, J, Bradbury-Jones, C, Bandyopadhyay, S, Nirantharakumar, K, Chandan, J & Adderley, N 2022, 'Association between childhood maltreatment and atopy in the UK: a population based retrospective cohort study', EClinicalMedicine, vol. 53, 101730.

Donagh, B, Bradbury-Jones, C, Swift, A & Taylor, J 2022, 'Domestic abuse sibling study (DASY): a multi-method study protocol', BMJ open, vol. 12, no. 10, e065022. bmjopen-2022-065022

Commissioned report

Seymour, R, Bradbury-Jones, C, Waigwa, S, Walker, S, McCabe, H & Severn, K 2023, Improving Prevalence Estimates of Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting and Forced Marriage: Final Report. University of Birmingham.

Bandyopadhyay, S, Bradbury-Jones, C, Kane, E, Montgomery, P, Banerjee, A, Evans, E, Karavias, Y, Abramovaite, J, Jordan, M, Chaudhuri, K, Khan, L, Burton, A & Pelosi Campbell, P 2023, United Borders music mentoring programme: Feasibility study report. Youth Endowment Fund, London. <>

Review article

Kelsall-Knight, L & Bradbury-Jones, C 2024, 'An international scoping review of empirical research in relation to the recruitment and assessment of LGBTQ+ communities in the adoption process', Health and Social Care in the Community.

Hallett, N, Rees, H, Hannah, F, Hollowood, L & Bradbury-Jones, C 2024, 'Workplace interventions to prevent suicide: A scoping review', PLoS ONE, vol. 19, no. 5, e0301453.

Donagh, B, Al Mushaikhi, M, Bradbury-Jones, C & Taylor, J 2023, 'Sibling experiences of adverse childhood experiences: a scoping review', Trauma, Violence, & Abuse, vol. 24, no. 5, pp. 3513-3527.

Rockowitz, S, Flowe, H & Bradbury-Jones, C 2022, 'A Scoping Review on Sexual and Gender-Based Violence Medicolegal Service Provision in East Africa', Trauma, Violence and Abuse.

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