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Dr Hanif Ismail

PositionResearch Fellow
LocationM24, Richmond Building
DepartmentResearch
Telephone01274 236955
EmailH.Ismail11@bradford.ac.uk

Research Interests (key words only)

Cardiac conditions, ethnicity, inequalities

Biography

Hanif is a mixed methods social scientist with an interest in health and ethnic inequalities. He has written several grant proposals and has successfully secured and managed funding (from Epilepsy Action, Diabetes UK, British Heart Foundation, National Institute of Health Research, ESRC). He has also secured a number of small grants from local NHS providers to conduct small-scale exploratory research projects in the area of cardiovascular disease risk management and non-attendance at hospitals.

Hanif is an active member of the research community through his engagement and active collaboration with colleagues from several univerisities (Sheffield Hallam, York, Leeds). He is also a peer reviewer for the NIHR and several journals (Health Expectations, Ethnicity & Health, BMC Family Practice, European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing). Hanif has presented his work at both national and international nursing and allied health professional conferences.

Study History

  • PhD in Health Social Policy (University of York) - 2007   
  • MSc in Social Policy (University of Bradford) - 1998   
  • BSc (Hons) in Social Sciences: 2:1 (University of Bradford) - 1997

Professional History

  • Research Associate - York St John University
  • Senior Research Fellow - Sheffield Hallam University
  • Research Fellow - York University

Research Areas

Cardiovascular risk assessment, behaviour change, health inequalities

Current Projects

ISCOMAT

Networks/Roles

  • Member of Society of Social Medicine
  • Member of European Public Health Association

Publications

Ismail H & Kelly S ‘Lessons learned from England’s Health Checks Programme: Using qualitative research to identify and share best. BMC Family Practice. December 2015.

Ismail H & Atkin K ‘The NHS Health Check programme: insights from a qualitative study of patients. Health Expectations. March 2015. Doi:10.1111/hex.12358

Ismail H & Coulton, S ‘Arrhythmia Care Coordinators: their impact on anxiety and depression, readmissions and health service costs’ European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing - April (2015) Doi: 10.1177/1474515115584234

Pattenden J and Ismail H 'Setting up clinical nurse specialist services: what does our research tell us?' British Journal of Cardiac Nursing (2012) Vol, 7, No4

Ismail H and Lewin RJ ‘The role of a new arrhythmia specialist nurse in providing support to patients and caregivers’. European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing (2012) May 28

Pattenden J and Ismail H 'Setting up clinical nurse specialist services: what does our research tell us?' British Journal of Cardiac Nursing (2012) Vol, 7, No4

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