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    United Kingdom

Accepting PhD Students

  • 739 Citations
  • 14 h-Index

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Research expertise

I'm a sociologist and applied health researcher, with expertise in the use of qualitative research methods. I'm interested in the health and wellbeing of people with one or more medical conditions; their experiences of health and social care in hospitals and the community; and service improvement.


  • HM Sociology
  • medical sociology
  • R Medicine (General)
  • patient experiences
  • HT Communities. Classes. Races
  • rural communities

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Research Output

Future outlook of people living alone with early-stage dementia and their non-resident relatives and friends who support them

Heaton, J., Martyr, A., Nelis, S., Markova, I., Morris, R., Roth, I., Woods, R. & Clare, L., 27 Apr 2020, In : Ageing & Society. p. 1-21 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
  • 6 Downloads (Pure)

    Systematic review of clinical decision support systems for pre-hospital acute coronary syndrome identification

    Knoery, C., Heaton, J., Leslie, S. J., Polson, R., Bond, R., Iftikhar, A., Rjoob, K., McGilligan, V. & Peace, A., 11 Mar 2020, In : Critical Pathways in Cardiology. p. 1-30 30 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalLiterature review

    Open Access
  • 22 Downloads (Pure)

    How people with dementia use twitter: A qualitative analysis

    Talbot, C., O'Dwyer, S., Clare, L., Heaton, J. & Anderson, J., 9 Aug 2019, In : Computers in Human Behavior. 102, p. 112-119 8 p., 102.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • 3 Citations (Scopus)
    24 Downloads (Pure)

    Secondary analysis of qualitative data

    Heaton, J., 9 Sep 2019, Sage Research Methods Foundations. Atkinson, P., Delamont, S., Cernat, A., Sakshaug, J. W. & Williams, R. A. (eds.). SAGE Publications Ltd

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

  • SPICED-ACS Study of the potential impact of a computer-generated ECG diagnostic algorithmic certainty index in STEMI diagnosis: Towards transparent AI

    Knoery, C. R., Bond, R., Iftikhar, A., Rjoob, K., McGilligan, V., Peace, A., Heaton, J. & Leslie, S. J., 30 Nov 2019, In : Journal of Electrocardiology. 57, Supplement, p. S86-S91 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 1 Citation (Scopus)


    Betty Moys Prize 2016

    Heaton, Janet (Recipient) & T Botha (Recipient), 21 Jun 2017

    Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)