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Personal profile

Biography

Felicity joined the University of Huddersfield in February 2015 as Professor of Nursing and Applied Health Research. She started her career as a registered nurse and worked mainly in acute care settings. She completed her PhD (Health Psychology) at Monash University in Melbourne, Australia, and has enjoyed various roles as a clinical nurse specialist, researcher and lecturer during her career. Her joint appointment, with Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust, provides opportunities for partnership working with NHS clinicians, patients and carers, and an opportunity to translate research into practice.

Felicity’s research focus has been upon improving healthcare for people with cardiovascular disease. She has also undertaken a variety of leadership roles within academic settings, professional organisations and charities. Felicity has a keen interest in student education. In particular she is keen to mentor health professionals who may be reluctant leaders who need encouragement to grow their confidence and realise their potential.

Research Expertise and Interests

  • Patients’ experiences of recovery and their preferences for health information provision, self management support and their views about the meaning of quality of life
  • Improving healthcare for people with cardiovascular disease

Research Degree Supervision

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Research Expertise and Interests

  • Nursing
  • Heart Failure
  • Higher Education
  • Myocardial Infarction
  • Cardiology
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Cardiovascular
  • PCI
  • Coronary Angioplasty

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Research Output

A systematic review and thematic synthesis exploring how a previous experience of physical activity influences engagement with cardiac rehabilitation

McHale, S., Astin, F., Neubeck, L., Dawkes, S. & Hanson, C. L., 1 Jan 2020, In : European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing. 19, 1, p. 31-43 13 p.

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    Environmental noise levels in hospital settings: A rapid review of measurement techniques and implementation in hospital settings

    Wallis, R., Harris, E., Lee, H., Davies, W. & Astin, F., 16 Jan 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Noise and Health.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Frequency of anxiety after stroke: An updated systematic review and meta-analysis of observational studies

    Knapp, P., Dunn-Roberts, A., Sahib, N., Cook, L., Astin, F., Kontou, E. & Thomas, S., 24 Jan 2020, In : International Journal of Stroke. 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

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  • Patients’ Experiences of Cardiovascular Health Education and Risk Communication: A Qualitative Synthesis

    Mentrup, S., Harris, E., Gomersall, T., Köpke, S. & Astin, F., 1 Jan 2020, In : Qualitative Health Research. 30, 1, p. 88-104 17 p.

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  • Press / Media