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Professor Hannah Hesselgreaves


Department: Newcastle Business School

Hannah joined Northumbria University as an Associate Professor in 2018. She is the Enterprise and Engagement Lead for the Department of Leadership and HRM, and Programme Lead for the MSc Leadership and Management.

Hannah’s research interests are at the intersections of human resource development (HRD) and healthcare. Specifically, she has developed a portfolio of work in the areas of learning transfer (and the evaluation of outcomes), job quality, and employee wellbeing, applying a range of methodologies. Her research is aimed at informing policy and practice in the workplace.

Hannah completed her PhD at the University of Strathclyde in 2007. Before coming to Northumbria University, she was a Senior Research Associate in the School of Medical Education at Newcastle University, Associate Director of the Centre for Medical Education Research at Durham, Research Associate with Liverpool University, and NHS Education for Scotland. Hannah also founded her own research company and has driven many research and consultancy projects commissioned across the public sector.

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CCE1 (Room 009c)
Northumbria University
Newcastle upon Tyne

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  • Establishing an updated consensus on the conceptual and operational definitions of Making Every Contact Count (MECC) across experts within research and practice: an international Delphi Study?, Nichol, B., Kemp, E., Wilson, R., Rodrigues, A., Hesselgreaves, H., Robson, C., Haighton, C. 1 May 2024, In: Public Health
  • New development: Relational public services—reform and research agenda, Wilson, R., French, M., Hesselgreaves, H., Lowe, T., Smith, M. 30 Apr 2024, In: Public Money & Management
  • Collaborative Leadership in Integrated Care Systems; Creating Leadership for the Common Good, Moore, J., Elliott, I., Hesselgreaves, H. 2 Oct 2023, In: Journal of Change Management
  • Enhancing Feedback in Surgical Training: Intervention Evaluation, Carter, M., Rothwell, C., Hesselgreaves, H., Thompson, N., Emmerson, C. Aug 2023
  • Harnessing Complexity for better outcomes in Public and Non-profit Services, French, M., Hesselgreaves, H., Wilson, R., Hawkins, M., Lowe, T. 23 Feb 2023
  • New development: Learning communities—an approach to dismantling barriers to collective improvement, Wilson, L., Hawkins, M., French, M., Lowe, T., Hesselgreaves, H. 19 May 2023, In: Public Money and Management
  • Barriers and facilitators to primary care research: views of GP trainees and trainers, Stephenson, S., Tang, E., Williams, P., Allan, H., Rouse, J., Burton, M., Wroe, C., Bellamy, R., Hesselgreaves, H. Jun 2022, In: BJGP Open
  • Making every contact count with seldom-heard groups? A qualitative evaluation of voluntary and community sector (VCS) implementation of a public health behaviour change programme in England, Harrison, D., Wilson, R., Graham, A., Brown, K., Hesselgreaves, H., Ciesielska, M. 1 Sep 2022, In: Health & Social Care in the Community
  • Legal Issues in Life-Limiting Illness: Can Cross-Agency, Interprofessional Education Support Integration of Care?, Hawkins, C., Rothwell, C., Close, H., Emmett, C., Hesselgreaves, H. Dec 2021, In: Journal of law and medicine

  • Jacqueline Moore Fostering collaborative leadership in a regional governance system: A relational perspective from the North East and North Cumbria Integrated Care System Start Date: 04/10/2023
  • Annie Topping Implementation of the Nursing Associate role in General Practice: Five Qualitative Case Studies in English Primary Care Start Date: 01/10/2019 End Date: 09/08/2023
  • Suzanne Crozier Journey women: A narrative inquiry exploring the employability experiences of newly qualified midwives Start Date: 18/05/2022 End Date: 05/10/2023
  • Amy Wheatman How do Learning Partnerships influence experiences of wellbeing in the context of complex public services? Start Date: 01/10/2021
  • Mary Bell When do practice mentors look at portfolio evidence and what use is made of this in the assessment of the midwifery student in clinical placement? Start Date: 01/10/2019 End Date: 22/03/2024

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