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Personal profile

Biography

Emily completed degrees in English Literature at the University of Cambridge and English Language at the University of Sheffield, followed by a brief stint in fashion merchandising. She completed her PhD at King's College London in 2013, exploring the narrated experiences of amputation and mastectomy.

She has worked on research projects exploring areas that include experiences of illness and embodied change, hospitalisation and healthcare, later life social care, autism, and bereavement.

External positions

Associate Researcher, Social Policy Research Unit, University of York

19 Oct 2018 → …

Research Expertise and Interests

  • Qualitative health research
  • Narrative methods
  • Experiences of health and illness
  • Disability
  • Amputation
  • Social care of older people
  • Sociology of health and illness
  • Embodiment

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Research Output 2013 2019

Choice and control in social care: Experiences of older self-funders in England

Baxter, K., Heavey, E. & Birks, Y., 5 Aug 2019, In : Social Policy and Administration. 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
social capital
resource
experience
qualitative interview
resources

Content Analysis of Patient Safety Incident Reports for Older Adult Patient Transfers, Handovers, and Discharges: Do They Serve Organizations, Staff, or Patients?

Scott, J., Dawson, P., Heavey, E., De Brún, A., Buttery, A., Waring, J. & Flynn, D., 26 Nov 2019, In : Journal of Patient Safety. 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Patient Handoff
Patient Transfer
Patient Discharge
Patient Safety
Learning

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., 31 Jul 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Patient Safety.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Patient Handoff
Patient Transfer
Patient Discharge
Patient Safety
Learning

Financial advice for funding later life care: A scoping review of evidence from England

Heavey, E., Baxter, K. & Birks, Y., 21 Feb 2019, In : Journal of Long-Term Care. p. 51-65 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
funding
evidence
costs
financial planning
lack

Getting informed, getting prepared: First steps to finding care and support for older people

Baxter, K., Heavey, E. & Birks, Y., 2019

Research output: Non-textual formWeb publication/site

Open Access

Activities 2012 2019

  • 27 Oral presentation
  • 2 Poster presentation
  • 1 Membership of a Society or Institute
  • 1 Membership of a working group

Patients’ conceptualizations of responsibility for healthcare: A typology

Emily Heavey (Speaker), Justin Waring (Contributor to Paper or Presentation), Aoife De Brún (Contributor to Paper or Presentation), Pamela Dawson (Contributor to Paper or Presentation), Jason Scott (Contributor to Paper or Presentation)
11 Sep 201913 Sep 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

Adults’ experiences of the diagnostic assessment: what does it tell us about post diagnostic support?

Bryony Beresford (Speaker), Suzanne Mukherjee (Contributor to Paper or Presentation), Emily Heavey (Contributor to Paper or Presentation)
Sep 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

Content Analysis of Patient Safety Incident Reports for Older Adult Patient Transfers, Handovers and Discharges: Do they Serve Organisations, Staff or Patients?

Jason Scott (Speaker), Pamela Dawson (Speaker), Emily Heavey (Contributor to Paper or Presentation), Aoife De Brún (Contributor to Paper or Presentation), Andy Buttery (Contributor to Paper or Presentation), Justin Waring (Contributor to Paper or Presentation), Darren Flynn (Contributor to Paper or Presentation)
2 Jul 20193 Jul 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

Social Policy Research Unit, University of York (External organisation)

Emily Heavey (Member)
19 Oct 201831 Aug 2020

Activity: Membership typesMembership of a working group

Metaphor use by patients with long-term conditions: A secondary qualitative analysis

Emily Heavey (Speaker), Heidi Lempp (Speaker)
14 Sep 2018

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation