Academic Improvement Fellow
Judith joined the Improvement Academy in June 2014 working as an Academic Improvement Fellow for half a day a week supporting front line teams in applying of behaviour change techniques to support best practice with regard to patient safety.
A qualified General and Mental Health Nurse with a Masters degree in Public Health and a PhD investigating the use of psychological theory in influencing the adoption of best hand hygiene practice by health care practitioners. Judith is currently a Reader in Healthcare Research and the Deputy Director Centre for Social Care, Health and Related Research (C-SCHaRR) at the Faculty of Health, Education and Life Sciences, Birmingham City University. Judith’s research interests include behavioural psychology, the implementation of evidence based practice and using psychological theory to change behaviour.
Our partnerships are centred in the Yorkshire and Humber region but extend nationally. We are continuously developing our partnerships and relationships with health and care organisations.