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Kirstie Coxon

Reader in Maternity Care

Maternity care health services research, Qualitative, narrative and mixed methods research, Informed decision making and personalised care, Risk theory and risk communication, Evaluation of Complex Interventions, Qualitative evidence syntheses, Implementation Science, Knowledge Mobilisation and transfer

Dr. Kirstie Coxon is a Reader in Maternity Care in the ReaCH (Research in Childbirth and Health) group, within the THRIVE Research Centre at University of Central Lancashire. She is a midwife and nurse and has a background in applied health services research and social science research, specialising in qualitative narrative methods, qualitative evidence synthesis, informed or shared decision making, risk theory and risk communication, mixed methods evaluations of complex interventions, process evaluation, knowledge mobilisation and implementation science. Kirstie has undertaken research in a range of maternity care topics; her focal interest is in women's informed decision making, initially through her PhD on 'Birth Place Decisions'. An NIHR post-doctoral Knowledge Mobilisation fellowsmore...

PhD in Health Studies Research (2012) King's College London MA in Health Studies (2005) University of Kent BSc (Hons) Midwifery (1999) Canterbury Christ Church University Diploma (H Ed) in Nursing Studies (1995) Canterbury Christ Church University Registered Midwife Registered Nurse NMC registered teacher

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