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Gill is a Senior Lecturer in Children’s Nursing within the School of Human and Health Sciences at The University of Huddersfield.

Gill qualified as a children’s nurse in 1999 and has gained nursing experience in a variety of settings including primary, secondary and tertiary care.  Gill obtained a first-class degree in Nursing Practice in 2007 and completed her Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing in 2019 at The University of Manchester.

Gill has conducted research with a range of participants and service users (children, young people and adults) and is especially interested in research relating to how families experience and manage living with long term health conditions and also research that is conducted directly with children and young people.

Gill received comprehensive research training during the PhD programme and undertook taught MRes courses in core research methods.  Gill’s PhD was a qualitative study titled ‘the experiences of families living with a chronic non-specific cough: a constructivist grounded theory study’ - where data was collected through in-depth interviews with children and parents in the community and hospital setting.  Since completing her PhD, Gill has been involved in several projects relating to children and young people including contributing to a mixed methods study, a literature review and a service evaluation and has also been involved in patient and public involvement and engagement in research.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 4 - Quality Education

Research Expertise and Interests

  • Living with long term health conditions
  • families experience of health conditions
  • children and young people
  • core research methods
  • qualitative study
  • grounded theory
  • chronic non-specific cough
  • in-depth interviews
  • mixed methods study
  • Literature review
  • service evaluation
  • public involvement and engagement in research


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