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Dr Jason Scott

Associate Professor

Department: Social Work, Education and Community Wellbeing

Jason is an Associate Professor and a Chartered Psychologist (CPsychol) with expertise in quality and safety in health and social care. He completed his PhD at Northumbria University in 2012 before moving into research posts at York St John University and Newcastle University, then returning to Northumbria in 2018.

 

Jason is the departmental co-lead for Postrgaduate Research. His teaching includes leading postgraduate 'Public Health Intelligence and Epidemiology' and 'Dissertation Projects' modules across MSc Healthcare Management and Masters of Public Health programmes and contributing to the undergraduate 'Communication Skills & Professional Boundaries' module on the Integrated Health & Social Care programme.

Jason Scott

Campus Address

C115
Coach Lane Campus West


Research Themes and Scholarly Interests

Jason's research interests are in applied health and social care research, with a particular focus on quality of care. He has completed or is involved in a number of research projects to develop and evaluate healthcare, social care and community interventions. He is the national academic lead for the Frequent Caller National Network (FreCaNN), where he helps to inform ambulance service policy and practice in relation to frequent callers across the UK.

 

Jason has around £2.5m of research funding as PI or co-applicant, and is currently involved in a number of funded research projects that utilise a range of qualitative, quantitative and mixed methods:

  • Developing a co-designed systems-level response to safety issues for residents transitioning from hospital to care homes (SafeST study, https://research.northumbria.ac.uk/safest
  • An exploration of social deprivation and public attitudes in North East England and North Cumbria towards bystander cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (BCPR)
  • Evaluation of the implementation of the High Intensity User (HIU) model of care
  • STRategies to manage Emergency ambulance Telephone Callers with sustained high needs – an Evaluation using linked Data (STRETCHED)
  • Understanding the role of Occupational Therapists in social prescribing
  • Exploration of social isolation and loneliness amongst people who frequently use ambulance services
  • Implementation of a primary care clinical decision support application, BBV_TP, to increase testing for HIV and viral hepatitis

 

 

Key Publications

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • Residents transitioning between hospital and care homes: protocol for codesigning a systems-level response to safety issues (SafeST study), Scott, J., Brittain, K., Byrnes, K., Dawson, P., Mulrine, S., Spencer, M., Waring, J., Young-Murphy, L. 6 Jan 2022, In: BMJ Open
  • STRategies to manage Emergency ambulance Telephone Callers with sustained High needs: an Evaluation using linked Data (STRETCHED) – a study protocol, Aslam, R., Snooks, H., Porter, A., Khanom, A., Cole, R., Edwards, A., Edwards, B., Evans, B., Foster, T., Fothergill, R., Gripper, P., John, A., Petterson, R., Rosser, A., Tee, A., Sewell, B., Hughes, H., Phillips, C., Rees, N., Scott, J., Watkins, A. 29 Mar 2022, In: BMJ Open
  • An exploratory study using video analysis of Rheumatology Specialist Nurses Conducting Methotrexate Education Consultations with Patients, Robinson, S., Scott, J., Adams, N., Heslop, P., Hassell, A., Ryan, S., Walker, D. 1 Sep 2021, In: Musculoskeletal Care
  • A systematic review of active ingredients of social prescribing interventions targeting mental health, Cooper, M., Avery, L., Scott, J., Ashley, K., Jordan, C., Errington, L., Flynn, D. 23 Aug 2021, EHPS 2021
  • Content Analysis of Patient Safety Incident Reports for Older Adult Patient Transfers, Handovers, and Discharges: Do they Serve Organisations, Staff, or Patients?, Scott, J., Dawson, P., Heavey, E., De Brún, A., Buttery, A., Waring, J., Flynn, D. 1 Dec 2021, In: Journal of Patient Safety
  • Embedded rehabilitation in major trauma: Retrospective pre-post observational study of service and patient outcomes, Scott, J., Kandala, N., Fearon, P., Robinson, L. 1 Feb 2021, In: Injury
  • Exploring the potential for social prescribing in pre-hospital emergency and urgent care: A qualitative study, Scott, J., Fidler, G., Monk, D., Flynn, D., Heavey, E. 1 May 2021, In: Health and Social Care in the Community
  • Frequent callers to UK ambulance services in the COVID-19 pandemic: managing mental health, social isolation and loneliness, Scott, J., Burtrand, H., Churchill, T., Cole, R., Collins, T., Daxner, N., Fidler, G., Hammond-Williams, J., Marlow, B., McNally, A., O'Keefe, J., Petterson, R., Powell, D., Scott, S., Scaife, J., Smylie, J., Strickland, A. 1 Sep 2021, In: British Paramedic Journal
  • P079 Nurses educating patients about methotrexate: a video analysis study, Robinson, S., Adams, N., Scott, J., Walker, C., Hassell, A., Ryan, S., Walker, D. 26 Apr 2021, In: Rheumatology
  • Patient experiences of integrated care within the United Kingdom: A Systematic Review, Davidson, L., Scott, J., Forster, N. 1 Jun 2021, In: International Journal of Care Coordination

PGR Supervision

  • Carlie Bowman Using a single session psychological intervention to target hesitance amongst people with obesity towards cervical screening attendance. Start Date: 18/01/2021
  • Clare Wade A group Concept mapping and eThnographic study of IntensiVe carE rehabilItation CUlture (ACTIVE-ICU) Start Date: 17/12/2020


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