Claire is a Research Fellow in the Mental Health and Addiction Research Group (MHARG). She is currently working on the CHEMIST (Community Pharmacies Mood Intervention Study) and MODS (Multi Morbidity in Older Adults with Depression Study).
Research projects she has previously been involved with include: PROSPER - a NIHR funded research programme with Age UK aiming to optimise the delivery of Personalised Care Plans for older adults with frailty; The Humanising care project - an Action Research project with older adults, exploring ‘what matters to older adults to enhance dignity in care’ in two clinical NHS settings; work examining the utility of spiritual reminiscence with persons with Dementia; Access to Mental Health Services for Young People in Hull and East Riding and post permanent place support for families in North London.
Claire completed her mixed methods PhD in Psychology at the University of Leeds in 2008, titled: Masculinity and its relationship to men’s health practices.
Claire's research interest is mixed methods innovative health research.