Dr Hazel MorbeyAssociate Lecturer
Senior/Research Fellow, Division of Health Research
NIHR Research Design Service North West - Case Adviser and Specialist Public Involvment adviser
NIHR Clinical Research Network North West Coast - Health Services Speciality Lead
Co-applicant - Participatory Arts in Health and Care ResearchFunder: NIHR Programme Development Grant, Developing Innovative, Inclusive and Diverse Public Partnerships
Research Interests:Research in later life, care of older people, public involvement and engagement in research, creative participatory approaches in health and care research. Predominately working with qualitative methodologies, with experience of national, mulit-institution funded studies of health and social care services, and mixed methods approaches. Majority of studies have involved contact with vulnerable and underserved groups of people, and sensitive areas of research, including elder abuse, older homelessness, dementia care, end of life, family carers, older people living in residential care and survivors of flood disaster.
I hold three NIHR organisation roles for the Research Design Service and Clinical Research Network North West Coast.
Previous research projectsESRC/NIHR - Neighbourhoods and Dementia Programme - WP3 Developing a core outcome set for people living with dementia at home and WP5 DEMTRAIN - Developing the evidence base for evaluating dementia training in NHS hospitals.https://sites.manchester.ac.uk/neighbourhoods-and-dementia/#main-header
EU funded - PACE Research on palliative care developments in long term care facilities
Age UK funded – Supporting Older Carers of Those Nearing the End of Life.
Help the Hospices funded – Older carer support needs.
Marie Curie Cancer Care funded - Nurse decision making for anticipatory medicines.
Independent funding – Older male carers.
European Association Palliative Care funded - Palliative care for older people in long term care facilities in Europe.
NIHR funded – Care homes and primary health integrated working;
Cancer Experiences Collaborative funded scholarship – Gendered relations of care homes.
East Lancashire Social Services funded - Single assessment & shared access for older people.
Cumbria County Council funded - Carlisle Floods.
South Gloucestershire Social services funded - Pilot evaluation of a community rehabilitation service in South Gloucestershire.
Nuffield Foundation funded - Home Improvement Agencies and their provision for older people with dementia.
Housing Associations Charitable Trust, Help the Aged and CRISIS funded - An evaluation of voluntary sector homelessness services for older people.
ESRC funded - The Development of Welfare Services for Elderly People 1971-1993.
Professional practice background in registered mental health nursing (1983) and social work (1994).
Current registeration with Social Work England.
FASS Research training programme for PhD students:FASS510: Qualitative Research Interviews: methods and practice
FASS637: Qualitative Research Interviews: methods and practice
Participatory Arts in Health and Care Research (PAIR): Building a North-West consortium for developing innovative arts approaches to Public and Person Involvement and Engagement
01/08/2023 → 31/07/2024
Internal Project – FHM RCAD Contract Researcher Audit and Survey
01/09/2016 → …
British Society of Gerontology 50th Annual Conference
Participation in conference - Academic
8th World Research Congress of the European Association for Palliative Care
Participation in conference -Mixed Audience
- Centre for Ageing Research