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Dr Michael Hill

Associate Professor

Department: Nursing, Midwifery & Health

Mick Hill 2 255The guiding ethos of Mick’s scholarship has been to follow C. Wright Mills’ manifesto of considering  ‘research as the practice of a craft.’ As well as teaching Research Methods Courses to Postgraduate students for over 20 years, he has held research grants for studies that have used survey methods, mixed methodologies and qualitative (particularly narrative) approaches. His more recent research has sought to involve health service users as co-researchers with the aim of maximising the transformational potential of research outcomes. He is currently Postgraduate Research Director in the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences and is also a co-founder and steering group member of  the British Sociological Association Medical Sociology Group (NE) – an active network of medical sociologists working across the five Universities within the North East of England. He is currently the elected Staff Representative on Northumbria University’s Board of Governors.

Prior to his postgraduate sociological education (University of Durham), he worked as a Registered Nurse in both General and Mental Health care settings.

Aside from his academic practice, Mick continues to be  an  active public servant as a team member (and latterly Medical Officer) for North of Tyne Mountain Rescue Team. This voluntary work entails dealing face-to-face with vulnerable people as well as the more usual activities of a Mountain Rescue team e.g. wilderness search, providing acute pre-hospital medical care and the  location and extrication of injured people.

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  • An ethnographic study to develop a taxonomy of lies for communicating with people with moderate to severe dementia, Murray, J., Thompson, J., Hill, M., James, I. 4 Jun 2024, In: Nursing Ethics
  • Evidence assessment and narrative synthesis of the key characteristics of older people living in Service-Integrated Housing facilities, and their ‘accommodation journey, Thompson, J., Hill, M., Bainbridge, L., Cowie, D., Flewers, E. 3 Feb 2022, In: Housing, Care and Support
  • Art Psychotherapy for adults who have experienced complex trauma: An international survey, Jayne, K., Hackett, S., Hill, M. 1 Sep 2021, In: Perspectives on Trauma
  • Defining major trauma: a Delphi study, Thompson, L., Hill, M., Lecky, F., Shaw, G. Dec 2021, In: Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine
  • Ageing, limb-loss, and military veterans: A systematic review of the literature, Caddick, N., Cullen, H., Clarke, A., Fossey, M., Harrington, B., Hill, M., McGill, G., Greaves, J., Taylor, T., Kiernan, M. 1 Aug 2019, In: Ageing & Society
  • Defining major trauma: a pre-hospital perspective using focus groups, Thompson, L., Hill, M., McMeekin, P., Shaw, G. 1 Dec 2019, In: British Paramedic Journal
  • Utilisation of the principles of the Armed Forces Covenant in NHS Trusts and Clinical Commissioning Groups across England: a freedom of information investigation, McGill, G., Wilson, G., Hill, M., Kiernan, M. Jan 2019, In: BMJ Open
  • Are veterans different? Understanding veterans’ help seeking behaviour for alcohol problems, Kiernan, M., Osborne, A., McGill, G., Greaves, J., Wilson, G., Hill, M. Sep 2018, In: Health & Social Care in the Community
  • Framework Analysis: A whole paradigm approach, Kiernan, M., Hill, M. 13 Aug 2018, In: Qualitative Research Journal
  • Loneliness and social isolation of military veterans: systematic narrative review, Wilson, G., Hill, M., Kiernan, M. Dec 2018, In: Occupational Medicine

  • Celia Mason Start Date: 01/03/2024
  • Jacob Gunn Start Date: 01/03/2024
  • Monir Ahmed Development of a Cognitive-Spiritual Approach for Mental Health and Well-being Start Date: 01/07/2021 End Date: 16/03/2023
  • Anna Walsh Exploring (Adult) Nursing Teachers' perceptions and use of service user/career experience in teaching. Start Date: 11/03/2022 End Date: 21/12/2022
  • Kelly Jayne Identification of the contexts and mechanisms of Art Psychotherapy treatment that supports healing and recovery for adults who have experienced complex trauma: The development of a treatment manual – Unification Neuro-informed Trauma Reconsolidation Art Psychotherapy (UNTRAP) Start Date: 01/10/2018 End Date: 19/11/2022
  • Lesley Bainbridge Nurses understanding of frailty and frailty care. Start Date: 18/02/2022
  • Elsie Richardson Nothing about us without us: The influence and impact of older people in policy making in the 21st century Start Date: 05/01/2015 End Date: 13/08/2018
  • Jane Murray Wholetruth, untruths and lies: An ethnographic study of communicative interaction between professional caregivers and people with dementia Start Date: 01/02/2016 End Date: 04/08/2021
  • Ian Robson Accounting for Professional Identity: Relating Identity Stories and Accounts of Professional Practice in Integrated Early Years Services Start Date: 04/10/2010 End Date: 07/01/2016
  • Sheila McQueen How Can Continuing Professional Development that is supported through innovative practice and educational support partnerships change or develop nursing practice in paediatric critical care nursing? An Action Research study Start Date: 09/11/2012 End Date: 31/07/2016
  • Paul Jones Towards Constructivist Scholarship in Architectural Education Start Date: 11/04/2013 End Date: 07/01/2016
  • June Davison Learning in Single Parent Families: A narrative investigation of single mothers’ and single fathers’ engagement with their children’s learning. Start Date: 27/09/2011 End Date: 25/06/2016
  • Michelle Glascott Engaging the Mistrusted: An Exploration of Selfhood and the Lived Experiences of Men Receiving a Forensic Community Personality Disorder Service Start Date: 13/02/2007 End Date: 11/06/2015
  • Lynn Stark Proffered Voices: What does Psychoanalytic Education and Training mean for Psychoanalytic Development and Identity? Start Date: 23/10/2014 End Date: 30/05/2019
  • Carole Charters Communication Matters: The Employment Experiences of Adults with Aspergers Syndrome. A Phenomenological Study. Start Date: 05/10/2010 End Date: 11/11/2016
  • Stephen Craig Career expectations and influences among student nurses Start Date: 24/07/2020
  • Joanne Marshall Start Date: 01/08/2019 End Date: 25/02/2020
  • Stuart Barker Factors Influencing the Outcome of Nurse Delivered Procedural Sedation and Analgesia During Atrial Fibrillation Ablation: A Mixed Methods Study Start Date: 01/11/2015 End Date: 21/01/2022
  • Chioma Aleke Obstetric Vesico-vaginal Fistula (VVF): The Experiences and Views of Obstetric VVF Patients and their Families in South Eastern Nigeria Start Date: 11/06/2019 End Date: 21/03/2023
  • Victoria Abolarin A longitudinal mixed-method investigation of sexual development amongst a school-aged sample of adolescents in Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria Start Date: 01/12/2015 End Date: 24/10/2019
  • Sarah Ramsden Why do we need each other in our last days of life? Symbolism, meaning, ritual and the effect of the COVID 19 pandemic on communities of palliative care. Start Date: 01/10/2019
  • Kevin Elliott The use of practice based pedagogies in Architectural Technology education Start Date: 20/05/2019
  • Jalibani Ndebele What factors determine positive outcomes for a atypical haemolytic uraemic syndrome (aHUS) patients in England? Start Date: 01/11/2017
  • Jecinta Okumu 'I Have Never Had Sex and Here I am HIV Positive for the Rest of my Life': ARVS Experiences Amongst Adolescents, Aged 15-24 in Kenya-Kisumu Start Date: 31/10/2014 End Date: 10/11/2017

  • Sociology PhD June 30 1995
  • Education PGCE June 30 1990
  • Information not provided Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) 2004

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