Ann Hewison
Study Nurse and PhD Student



Ann joined the Epidemiology & Cancer Statistics Group (ECSG) as a study nurse in 2013, beginning her PhD research examining the relationship between socio-medical factors and survival in chronic myeloid leukaemia in 2014.

Ann studied general nursing at the University of Birmingham and qualified as a Registered Nurse in 1994. She worked in London hospitals until 1997 before moving into community nursing; qualifying as a District Nurse in 1999. From 2008-2012 she worked as a disability analyst on behalf of the Department for Work and Pensions, during which time she completed a Masters in Health Services Research at the University of York.


  • B.Nurs, University of Birmingham
  • PGDip in Community Health Studies (Community Nursing), South Bank University
  • MSc in Health Services Research, University of York

Contact details

Ann Hewison
Research Nurse

Tel: 01904 32(1916)


Full publications list

An evaluative review of questionnaires recommended for the assessment of quality of life and symptom severity in women with urinary incontinence.
Hewison A, McCaughan D, Watt I. 
Journal of Clinical Nursing 2013; Vol. 23, Issue 21-22, p. 2998-3011

Assessing quality of life with incontinence. 
Hewison A, McCaughan D, Watt I. 
Nursing Times 2015; Vol 111, No. 22, p. 21-23