Dr Ros Kane

    Reader

    School of Health and Social Care
    College of Social Science

    About Ros Kane

    Ros Kane is a Reader in College of Social Science. She is a member of both the Community and Health Research Unit (CaHRU) and Mental Health, Health and Social Care Research Group (MH2aSC).  With a background in nursing, Ros later graduated from University College London (UCL) with a BSc (Hons) in Anthropology and Geography and from The London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) with an MSc in Medical Demography. Ros worked for ten years in the Centre for Sexual and Reproductive Health Research at LSHTM where she completed her PhD In 2005. She has a strong interest in quality improvement as well as service and policy evaluation, particularly in relation to sexual and reproductive health.

    Department Responsibilities

    Lead for research within the academic nursing team in the School of Health and Social Care.
    Member of the College Research Committee.
    Member of the School of Health and Social Care Leadership Group.
    Member of the Health and Social Care Doctoral Progress Committee

    Subject Specialism

    Public Health. Sexual Health. Teenage Pregnancy. Service Evaluation and Improvement.

    Qualifications

    • ILM 5 Award — Institute of Leadership and Management, 2016
    • Registered Nurse Teacher — Nursing and Midwifery Council, 2007
    • PhD Public Health — LSHTM, University of London, 2005
    • Certificate in Teaching and Learning in Higher and Professional Education — Institue of Education, University of London, 2002
    • MSc Medical Demography — LSHTM, University of London, 1996
    • BSc (Hons) Anthropology and Geography — University College London, 1995
    • Registered Nurse (NMC Register - Part 1) — Nursing and Midwifery Council, 1989

    Professional Affiliations

    External Activities and Consultancy

    Ros is on the Editorial Board of two international journals: Health Education and The Global Journal of Health Science. She also serves on a number of Scientific Advisory Committees including for the Royal College of Nursing International Research Conference.

    Research Interests

    Research Group Memberships

    Research Projects

    • Transfer of Learning of Nurses and Midwives – in New Models of Care (Co-investigator) — Awarded £52,509 by Health Education England: East Midlands in 2017
    • Retention and supporting the current workforce (Co-investigator) — Awarded £48,837 by Health Education East Midlands (HEEM) in 2017
    • Barriers and enablers to support Clinical Academic Careers in the NHS: Learning from experience (Co-investigator) — Awarded £5,000 by University of Lincoln, College Research Fund in 2016
    • Developing a study to explore the attitudes and perceptions of Kenyan nurses surrounding patient dignity in mental health care (Co-investigator) — Awarded £4,964 by University of Lincoln, College Research Fund in 2016
    • Delivery of the Bronze Scholar Clinical Academic Programme (Principal Investigator) — Awarded £450,000 by Health Education England: East Midlands in 2016
    • Funding secured for employment of a Macmillan Research Fellow (Principal Applicant) — Awarded £72,163 by Macmillan Cancer Care in 2015
    • Clinical Scholar Silver Clinical Academic Programme (Co-investigator) — Awarded £90,000 by Health Education East Midlands (HEEM) in 2015
    • Evaluation of the Lincolnshire Carers and Young Carers Partnership (LCYCP) Older Carers Project (Principal Investigator) — Awarded £9,500 by Lincolnshire County Council in 2015
    • Evaluation of the Rehab Community Outreach Programme (Principal Investigator) — Awarded £22,340 by United Lincolnshire NHS Trust (ULHT) in 2015
    • Clinical academic interns project (Co-applicant) — Awarded £98,000 by Health Education East Midlands (HEEM) in 2014
    • Investigating optimal hand-over practice: An evaluation of acute Handover (Principal Investigator) — Awarded £4,994 by University of Lincoln College Research Fund in 2014
    • Meeting the needs of carers of people affected by cancer (PABC) in Lincolnshire (Principal Investigator) — Awarded £11,000 by Macmillan Cancer Support in 2014
    • Meeting the social care needs of people affected by cancer (PABC) in Lincolnshire (Principal Investigator) — Awarded £30,000 by Macmillan Cancer Support & The Bromhead Trust in 2014
    • In support on mentorship for the Clinical Academic Interns Programme (Principal Applicant) — Awarded £3,000 by Health Education East Midlands (HEEM), in 2014
    • Health Trainers Identity (Co-investigator) — Awarded £3,000 by University of Lincoln College Research Fund in 2014
    • Clinical academic interns project (Co-applicant) — Awarded £113,000 by East Midlands LETB in 2013
    • Developing Innovation in Community Health (Conference) (Principal Applicant) — Awarded £5,000 by Lincolnshire Community Health Services in 2013
    • Evaluation of the Chrysalis Weight management Intervention: Retford (Principal Investigator) — Awarded £2,300 by University of Lincoln College Research Fund in 2012
    • Increasing placement capacity and support for pre-reg nursing students across Lincolnshire (Principal Investigator) — Awarded £20,000 by East Midlands SHA in 2012
    • Improving Primary Care Resources for Effective Sleep Treatment (IPCREST). (Co-applicant) — Awarded £39,833 by East Midlands Health Innovation and Education Cluster (EM HIEC) in 2011
    • Implementation and evaluation of peer led initiatives for promoting the Chlamydia screening (Co-investigator) — Awarded £45,000 by NHS Lincolnshire/Terrence Higgins Trust in 2011
    • An Evaluation of the Greta Ross Sexual Health Clinic, Louth (Principal Investigator) — Awarded £12,513 by Lincolnshire PCT in 2011
    • Identifying Best Practice in Alcohol Prevention (Principal Investigator) — Awarded £4,000 by Department of Health in 2010
    • An Evaluation of the Giroscope Social Enterprise Initiative (Principal Investigator) — Giroscope Social Enterprise in 2008
    • Providing sexual health services in England: meeting the needs of young people (Principal Investigator) — Awarded £3,000 by General Practice Research Fund in 2005
    • Evaluation of a mass media sexual health campaign in Lambeth, Southwark and Lewisham (Principal Investigator) — Awarded £8,950 by Department of Health (TPU) in 2004
    • Evaluation of a condom promotion and distribution initiative across Wales (Co-investigator) — Awarded £40,852 by Welsh Assembly in 2002
    • The Development of a protocol for the evaluation of sexual health services (Principal Investigator) — Awarded £200,000 by Department of Health in 2000
    • Evaluation of the Government’s National Teenage Pregnancy Strategy (Co-investigator) — Awarded £1,700,000 by Department of Health in 2000
    • An international review of the evidence to prevent and reduce teenage conceptions (Principal Investigator) — Awarded £200,000 by Health Education Authority in 1999
    • A review of ‘best practice’ public health interventions in a number of health areas (Co-investigator) — European Commission in 1999
    • Feasibility study on the Development of a protocol for the evaluation of sexual health (Co-investigator) — Awarded £200,000 by Department of Health in 1997
    • An investigation into Sex preference and infant Mortality in India (Principal Investigator) — Awarded £3,000 by Simon Population Fund in 1995

    Research in the Lincoln Repository

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