• University Of Huddersfield Queensgate Huddersfield HD13DH

1989 …2019
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Biography

Ann Caress joined the University of Huddersfield in 2018, taking on the role of Professor of Health Services Research.

Graduating from the University of Manchester in 1986, Ann went on to work as a Research Associate in the renal field, sparking an enduring interest in long-term conditions, health information, patient education and service user involvement in healthcare. 

After undertaking her doctoral studies at the University of Liverpool (PhD awarded 1996), she returned to the University of Manchester as a lecturer, becoming a Professor in 2009.

Ann has held two NHS joint appointments, at the Christie Hospital NHS Foundation (2001-2003) and Manchester University NHSFT (formerly UHSM) from 2010-2018.

Ann Caress is extremely active in promoting research nationally and internationally, and has collaborated with colleagues from such countries as Denmark, Hong Kong and Canada.

 

Research Expertise and Interests

Ann's primary research interests relate to living with and management of long-term health problems, primarily in adults and particularly in the renal and respiratory fields. She has particular interests in self-management, patient and carer experience and novel approaches to service delivery. Another strand of her research relates to patient and public involvement in service delivery and research. 

 

Keywords

  • Long Term Conditions
  • Treatment Decision-Making
  • Service User Participation
  • Health Information
  • Patient Education
  • Health Service Research
  • Qualitative Methods
  • Survey Methods
  • Novel Scaling Approaches
  • Thurstone Scaling
  • Coombs Unfolding Theory
  • Conjoint Analysis Technique
  • Multi-Method Research

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Research Output 1989 2019

An Inhaler Tracking System Based on Acoustic Analysis: Hardware and Software

Xie, W., Gaydecki, P. & Caress, A., 14 Jan 2019, In : IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement. 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
asthma
hardware
Acoustics
computer programs
Feedback
Open Access
File
Delphi Technique
Pelvic Pain
Chronic Pain
Veins
Iliac Vein
1 Citation (Scopus)

“Thrust Out of Normality”—How Adults Living with Cystic Fibrosis Experience Pulmonary Exacerbations: A Qualitative Study

Schmid-Mohler, G., Caress, A. L., Spirig, R., Benden, C. & Yorke, J., 1 Jan 2019, In : Journal of Clinical Nursing. 28, 1-2, p. 190-200 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cystic Fibrosis
Self Care
Lung
Interviews
Anti-Bacterial Agents

Adolescents’ Experiences of Living with Sickle Cell Disease: An Integrative Narrative Review of the Literature

Caress, A-L., Poku, B. A. & Kirk, S., 1 Apr 2018, In : International Journal of Nursing Studies. 80, p. 20-28 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Sickle Cell Anemia
Chronic Disease
Research
Databases
Delivery of Health Care
2 Citations (Scopus)

Adult patients’ experiences of symptom management during pulmonary exacerbations in cystic fibrosis: A thematic synthesis of qualitative research

Schmid-Mohler, G., Yorke, J., Spirig, R., Benden, C. & Caress, A. L., 9 May 2018, In : Chronic Illness. 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Qualitative Research
Cystic Fibrosis
Lung
Self Care
Psychology