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 Emma Pitchforth

Emma Pitchforth

Senior Lecturer & Senior Research Fellow in Primary Care

 01392 72 2773

 Smeall building 107

 

Smeall Building, University of Exeter, St Luke's Campus, Heavitree Road, Exeter, EX1 2LU, UK

Overview

Emma joined the University of Exeter and the Primary Care Research Group in October 2017. Prior to this she had been Associate Research Group Director at RAND Europe, a not-for-profit research organisation. Her previous university appointments include Lecturer in Social Science Applied to Health at the University of Leicester and Jamsetji Tata Senior Research Fellow at London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). With a background in health services and global public health, her research interests include:

  • Antimicrobial resistance
  • Models of care and service provision for older people
  • New models of care and the interfaces between primary and secondary care
  • Maternal, reproductive and child health

Global public health

Qualifications

  • PhD Public Health, University of Aberdeen
  • BSc Hons (first class) Health Sciences, University of Aberdeen

Research

Research interests

Emma’s research interests are in health services research and global public health. She is interested in the potential of different service configurations in meeting pressing population needs in the UK and elsewhere. Recently her research has focused on service provision for older people examining the role of:

  • Community hospitals
  • Community based social innovations
  • Integrated care
  • Consultants in community settings

Ongoing research interests in relation to global public health include

  • Antimicrobial resistance
  • Maternal, reproductive and child health

Emma has experience in evaluation of complex interventions, policy evaluation and qualitative and mixed methods research. She has worked in diverse healthcare settings including England, remote and rural Scotland, Bangladesh, India, Ethiopia and Nigeria. Her research commonly involves working in multi-disciplinary teams of researchers, healthcare professionals, public and patient representatives and wider stakeholders. 

Research projects

AMR policy development: looking forward through history - AHRC - £249,873 - PI - Dec17-Feb20

One health drivers of antibacterial resistance in Thailand (development grant) - MRC - £70,255 - Co-I - Oct17-Mar18

Research hub for systematic review and evidence on community based social innovation for healthy ageing in middle- and high- income countries - WHO - £234,217 - PI - Oct16-Dec17

Publications

Key publications | Publications by category | Publications by year

Key publications


Murray SF, Bisht R, Pitchforth E (In Press). Emplacing India's "medicities". Health Place, 42, 69-78. Abstract.  Author URL.
Winpenny EM, Miani C, Pitchforth E, King S, Roland M (In Press). Improving the effectiveness and efficiency of outpatient services: a scoping review of interventions at the primary-secondary care interface. J Health Serv Res Policy, 22(1), 53-64. Abstract.  Author URL.
Exley J, Pitchforth E, Okeke E, Glick P, Abubakar IS, Chari A, Bashir U, Gu K, Onwujekwe O (In Press). Persistent barriers to care; a qualitative study to understand women's experiences in areas served by the midwives service scheme in Nigeria. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth, 16 Abstract.  Author URL.
Mossialos E, McGuire A, Anderson M, Pitchforth E, James A, Horton R (2018). The future of the NHS: no longer the envy of the world?. The Lancet, 391, 1001-1003.
Pitchforth E, Nolte E, Corbett J, Miani C, Winpenny E, van Teijlingen E, Elmore N, King S, Ball S, Miler J, et al (2017). Community hospitals and their services in the NHS: identifying transferable learning from international developments – scoping review, systematic review, country reports and case studies. Health Services and Delivery Research, 5.19 Full text.
Kendrick D, Ablewhite J, Achana F, Benford P, Clacy R, Coffey F, Cooper N, Coupland C, Deave T, Goodenough T, et al (2017). Keeping Children Safe: a multicentre programme of research to increase the evidence base for preventing unintentional injuries in the home in the under-fives. Programme Grants for Applied Research, 5(14), 1-834.

Publications by category


Journal articles

Murray SF, Bisht R, Pitchforth E (In Press). Emplacing India's "medicities". Health Place, 42, 69-78. Abstract.  Author URL.
Okeke EN, Pitchforth E, Exley J, Glick P, Abubakar IS, Chari AV, Bashir U, Gu K, Onwujekwe O (In Press). Going to scale: design and implementation challenges of a program to increase access to skilled birth attendants in Nigeria. BMC Health Serv Res, 17(1). Abstract.  Author URL.
Winpenny EM, Miani C, Pitchforth E, King S, Roland M (In Press). Improving the effectiveness and efficiency of outpatient services: a scoping review of interventions at the primary-secondary care interface. J Health Serv Res Policy, 22(1), 53-64. Abstract.  Author URL.
Exley J, Pitchforth E, Okeke E, Glick P, Abubakar IS, Chari A, Bashir U, Gu K, Onwujekwe O (In Press). Persistent barriers to care; a qualitative study to understand women's experiences in areas served by the midwives service scheme in Nigeria. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth, 16 Abstract.  Author URL.
Okeke E, Glick P, Chari A, Abubakar IS, Pitchforth E, Exley J, Bashir U, Gu K, Onwujekwe O (In Press). The effect of increasing the supply of skilled health providers on pregnancy and birth outcomes: evidence from the midwives service scheme in Nigeria. BMC Health Serv Res, 16 Abstract.  Author URL.
Mossialos E, McGuire A, Anderson M, Pitchforth E, James A, Horton R (2018). The future of the NHS: no longer the envy of the world?. The Lancet, 391, 1001-1003.
Pitchforth E, Nolte E, Corbett J, Miani C, Winpenny E, van Teijlingen E, Elmore N, King S, Ball S, Miler J, et al (2017). Community hospitals and their services in the NHS: identifying transferable learning from international developments – scoping review, systematic review, country reports and case studies. Health Services and Delivery Research, 5.19 Full text.
Kendrick D, Ablewhite J, Achana F, Benford P, Clacy R, Coffey F, Cooper N, Coupland C, Deave T, Goodenough T, et al (2017). Keeping Children Safe: a multicentre programme of research to increase the evidence base for preventing unintentional injuries in the home in the under-fives. Programme Grants for Applied Research, 5(14), 1-834.
Winpenny EM, Corbett J, Miani C, King S, Pitchforth E, Ling T, van Teijlingen E, Nolte E (2016). Community Hospitals in Selected High Income Countries: a Scoping Review of Approaches and Models. Int J Integr Care, 16(4). Abstract.  Author URL.
Winpenny E, Miani C, Pitchforth E, Ball S, Nolte E, King S, Greenhalgh J, Roland M (2016). Outpatient services and primary care: scoping review, substudies and international comparisons. Health Services and Delivery Research, 4(15), 1-290. Full text.
Goodenough T, Kay B, Deave T, Towner E, Stewart J, Ablewhite J, Hawkins A, McDaid LA, Pitchforth E, Beckett K, et al (2015). Barriers and facilitators to delivering injury prevention interventions in English children's centres. International Journal of Health Promotion and Education, 54(2), 60-71.
Miani C, Hinrichs S, Pitchforth E, Bienkowska-Gibbs T, Disbeschl S, Roland M, Nolte E (2015). Best Practice: Medical Training from an International Perspective. Rand Health Q, 5(1). Abstract.  Author URL.
Pitchforth E, Roland M (2015). Specialist services in the community: a qualitative study of consultants holding novel types of employment contracts in England. Future Hospital Journal, 2, 173-179.
MacKenzie Bryers H, VanTeijlingen E, Pitchforth E (2014). Advocating mixed-methods approaches in health research. Nepal Journal of Epidemiology, 4(5).
Friedberg MW, Chen PG, Van Busum KR, Aunon F, Pham C, Caloyeras J, Mattke S, Pitchforth E, Quigley DD, Brook RH, et al (2014). Factors Affecting Physician Professional Satisfaction and Their Implications for Patient Care, Health Systems, and Health Policy. Rand Health Q, 3(4). Abstract.  Author URL.
Deave T, Towner E, McColl E, Reading R, Sutton A, Coupland C, Cooper N, Stewart J, Hayes M, Pitchforth E, et al (2014). Multicentre cluster randomised controlled trial evaluating implementation of a fire prevention Injury Prevention Briefing in children's centres: study protocol. BMC Public Health, 14 Abstract.  Author URL.
Miani C, Ball S, Pitchforth E, Exley J, King S, Roland M, Fuld J, Nolte E (2014). Organisational interventions to reduce length of stay in hospital: a rapid evidence assessment. Health Services and Delivery Research, 2(52), 1-178. Full text.
Schweppenstedde D, Hinrichs S, Ogbu U, Schneider EC, Kringos DS, Klazinga NS, Healy J, Vuorenkoski L, Busse R, Guerin B, et al (2014). Regulating Quality and Safety of Health and Social Care: International Experiences. Rand Health Q, 4(1). Abstract.  Author URL.
Nolte E, Pitchforth E, Miani C, Mc Hugh S (2014). The Changing Hospital Landscape: an Exploration of International Experiences. Rand Health Q, 4(3). Abstract.  Author URL.
Baskayne K, Willars J, Pitchforth E, Tincello DG (2014). Women's expectations of prolapse surgery: a retrospective qualitative study. Neurourol Urodyn, 33(1), 85-89. Abstract.  Author URL.
de-Graft Aikins A, Pitchforth E, Allotey P, Ogedegbe G, Agyemang C (2012). Culture, ethnicity and chronic conditions: reframing concepts and methods for research, interventions and policy in low- and middle-income countries. Ethn Health, 17(6), 551-561. Author URL.
de-Graft Aikins A, Arhinful DK, Pitchforth E, Ogedegbe G, Allotey P, Agyemang C (2012). Establishing and sustaining research partnerships in Africa: a case study of the UK-Africa Academic Partnership on Chronic Disease. Global Health, 8 Abstract.  Author URL.
Bisht R, Pitchforth E, Murray SF (2012). Understanding India, globalisation and health care systems: a mapping of research in the social sciences. Global Health, 8 Abstract.  Author URL.
Murray SF, Bisht R, Baru R, Pitchforth E (2012). Understanding health systems, health economies and globalization: the need for social science perspectives. Global Health, 8 Abstract.  Author URL.
Pitchforth E, Weaver S, Willars J, Wawrzkowicz E, Luyt D, Dixon-Woods M (2011). A qualitative study of families of a child with a nut allergy. Chronic Illn, 7(4), 255-266. Abstract.  Author URL.
Bakali E, Pitchforth E, Tincello DG, Kenyon S, Slack M, Toozs-Hobson P, Mayne C, Jones DR, Taylor D (2011). Clinicians' views on the feasibility of surgical randomized trials in urogynecology: results of a questionnaire survey. Neurourol Urodyn, 30(1), 69-74. Abstract.  Author URL.
van Teijlingen E, Pitchforth E (2011). One-stop shop. Midwives, 14(1), 30-32. Author URL.
van Teijlingen E, Simkhada B, Porter M, Simkhada P, Pitchforth E, Bhatta P (2011). Qualitative research and its place in health research in Nepal. Kathmandu Univ Med J (KUMJ), 9(36), 301-305. Abstract.  Author URL.
Pitchforth E, Lilford RJ, Kebede Y, Asres G, Stanford C, Frost J (2010). Assessing and understanding quality of care in a labour ward: a pilot study combining clinical and social science perspectives in Gondar, Ethiopia. Soc Sci Med, 71(10), 1739-1748. Abstract.  Author URL.
Williams CD, Pitchforth EL, O’Callaghan C (2010). Computers, the Internet and medical education in Africa. Medical Education, 44(5), 485-488.
Tucker J, McVicar A, Pitchforth E, Farmer J, Bryers H (2010). Maternity care models in a remote and rural network: assessing clinical appropriateness and outcome indicators. Qual Saf Health Care, 19(2), 83-89. Abstract.  Author URL.
van Teijlingen ER, Pitchforth E (2010). Rural maternity care: can we learn from Wal-Mart?. Health Place, 16(2), 359-364. Abstract.  Author URL.
Al-Attas AH, Williams CD, Pitchforth EL, O’Callaghan CO, Lewallen S (2010). Understanding Delay in Accessing Specialist Emergency Eye Care in a Developing Country: Eye Trauma in Tanzania. Ophthalmic Epidemiology, 17(2), 103-112.
Pitchforth E, van Teijlingen E, Watson V, Tucker J, Kiger A, Ireland J, Farmer J, Rennie A-M, Gibb S, Thomson E, et al (2009). "Choice" and place of delivery: a qualitative study of women in remote and rural Scotland. Qual Saf Health Care, 18(1), 42-48. Abstract.  Author URL.
Dixon-Woods M, Suokas A, Pitchforth E, Tarrant C (2009). An ethnographic study of classifying and accounting for risk at the sharp end of medical wards. Soc Sci Med, 69(3), 362-369. Abstract.  Author URL.
Poobalan AS, Pitchforth E, Imamura M, Tucker JS, Philip K, Spratt J, Mandava L, van Teijlingen E (2009). Characteristics of effective interventions in improving young people's sexual health: a review of reviews. Sex Education, 9(3), 319-336.
Doshani A, Pitchforth E, Mayne C, Tincello DG (2009). The value of qualitative research in urogynaecology. BJOG, 116(1), 3-6. Author URL.
Edelstein M, Pitchforth E, Asres G, Silverman M, Kulkarni N (2008). Awareness of health effects of cooking smoke among women in the Gondar Region of Ethiopia: a pilot survey. BMC Int Health Hum Rights, 8 Abstract.  Author URL.
Pitchforth E, Watson V, Tucker J, Ryan M, van Teijlingen E, Farmer J, Ireland J, Thomson E, Kiger A, Bryers H, et al (2008). Models of intrapartum care and women's trade-offs in remote and rural Scotland: a mixed-methods study. BJOG, 115(5), 560-569. Abstract.  Author URL.
Doshani A, Pitchforth E, Mayne CJ, Tincello DG (2007). Culturally sensitive continence care: a qualitative study among South Asian Indian women in Leicester. Fam Pract, 24(6), 585-593. Abstract.  Author URL.
Pitchforth E, van Teijlingen E, Graham W, Fitzmaurice A (2007). Development of a proxy wealth index for women utilizing emergency obstetric care in Bangladesh. Health Policy Plan, 22(5), 311-319. Abstract.  Author URL.
van Teijlingen E, Pitchforth E (2007). Focusing the group. RCM Midwives, 10(2), 78-80. Author URL.
Eboh WO, Pitchforth E, van Teijlingen E (2007). Lost words: research via translation. RCM Midwives, 10(8), 374-377. Author URL.
van Teijlingen E, Pitchforth E, Bishop C, Russell E (2006). Delphi method and nominal group technique in family planning and reproductive health research. J Fam Plann Reprod Health Care, 32(4), 249-252. Author URL.
van Teijlingen E, Pitchforth E (2006). Focus group research in family planning and reproductive health care. J Fam Plann Reprod Health Care, 32(1), 30-32. Author URL.
Pitchforth E, van Teijlingen E, Graham W, Dixon-Woods M, Chowdhury M (2006). Getting women to hospital is not enough: a qualitative study of access to emergency obstetric care in Bangladesh. Qual Saf Health Care, 15(3), 214-219. Abstract.  Author URL.
Kenyon S, Dixon-Woods M, Jackson CJ, Windridge K, Pitchforth E (2006). Participating in a trial in a critical situation: a qualitative study in pregnancy. Qual Saf Health Care, 15(2), 98-101. Abstract.  Author URL.
Pitchforth E (2006). Risk and everyday life. SOCIOLOGICAL RESEARCH ONLINE, 11(3). Author URL.
Pitchforth E, van Teijlingen E (2005). International public health research involving interpreters: a case study from Bangladesh. BMC Public Health, 5 Abstract.  Author URL.
van Teijlingen E, Pitchforth E, Porter M, Keenan KF (2005). Range of qualitative research - Reply. JOURNAL OF FAMILY PLANNING AND REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH CARE, 31(2), 165-+. Author URL.
Forrest Keenan K, van Teijlingen E, Pitchforth E (2005). The analysis of qualitative research data in family planning and reproductive health care. J Fam Plann Reprod Health Care, 31(1), 40-43. Author URL.
Pitchforth E, Porter M, van Teijlingen E, Forrest Keenan K (2005). Writing up and presenting qualitative research in family planning and reproductive health care. J Fam Plann Reprod Health Care, 31(2), 132-135. Author URL.
Pitchforth E, Russell E, Van der Pol M (2002). Access to specialist cancer care: is it equitable?. Br J Cancer, 87(11), 1221-1226. Abstract.  Author URL.

Conferences

Nolte E, Corbett J, Fattore G, Kaunonen M, Miani C, Pitchforth E, Sperre-Saunes I, Steel D, Winpenny E (2016). Understanding the role of community hospitals: an analysis of experiences in five countries.  Author URL.
Stewart J, Deave T, Goodenough T, Towner E, Kendrick D, Pitchforth E, Sealey P (2010). KEEPING CHILDREN SAFE AT HOME: QUALITATIVE STUDY OF CHILDREN'S CENTRE MANAGERS AND STAFF.  Author URL.
Stewart J, Kendrick D, Towner E, Pitchforth E, Sealey P, Goodenough T, Deave T (2010). PARENTS PERCEPTIONS OF BARRIERS TO AND FACILITATORS FOR INJURY PREVENTION: a QUALITATIVE STUDY.  Author URL.
Tincello D, Godfrey K, Harris N, Pitchforth E, Mayne C (2008). A study to examine the expectations of women having prolapse surgery.  Author URL.
Doshani A, Pitchforth E, Maitra N, Mayne C, Tincello D (2007). Does migrating to the UK make you incontinent??.  Author URL.
Doshani A, Pitchforth E, Maitra N, Mayne C, Tincello D (2007). Influence of migration on the understanding and help seeking behaviour of Indian women with urinary incontinence.  Author URL.

Reports

Marjanovic S, Garrod B, Dubow T, Pitchforth EL, Elston J, Harte E, Sussex J, Yang M, Malik F, Lewis R, et al (2017). Transforming Urgent and Emergency Care and the Vanguard Initiative Learning from Evaluation of the Southern Cluster. NHS England,  Cambridge, RAND Corporation. Full text.
Pitchforth E (2016). Evaluation of the EC Action Plan against the rising threats from antimicrobial resistance. European Commission, Directorate-General for Health and Food Safety,  European Commission, Directorate-General for Health and Food Safety.
Pitchforth EL, Ling T, Abel G, Exley J, Hinrichs S, Lyratzopoulos G, Mendonca SC, Miani C, Newbould J (2016). Evaluation of the UCLH-Macmillan Partnership to deliver improvements in the care, treatment, support, and information to patients with cancer throughout their individual journeys. Santa Monica, RAND Corporation. Full text.
Pitchforth E, Nolte E (2014). What is the evidence of economic impacts of integrated care. European Observatory for Health Systems and Policies, World Health Organization. Full text.

Publications by year


In Press

Murray SF, Bisht R, Pitchforth E (In Press). Emplacing India's "medicities". Health Place, 42, 69-78. Abstract.  Author URL.
Okeke EN, Pitchforth E, Exley J, Glick P, Abubakar IS, Chari AV, Bashir U, Gu K, Onwujekwe O (In Press). Going to scale: design and implementation challenges of a program to increase access to skilled birth attendants in Nigeria. BMC Health Serv Res, 17(1). Abstract.  Author URL.
Winpenny EM, Miani C, Pitchforth E, King S, Roland M (In Press). Improving the effectiveness and efficiency of outpatient services: a scoping review of interventions at the primary-secondary care interface. J Health Serv Res Policy, 22(1), 53-64. Abstract.  Author URL.
Exley J, Pitchforth E, Okeke E, Glick P, Abubakar IS, Chari A, Bashir U, Gu K, Onwujekwe O (In Press). Persistent barriers to care; a qualitative study to understand women's experiences in areas served by the midwives service scheme in Nigeria. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth, 16 Abstract.  Author URL.
Okeke E, Glick P, Chari A, Abubakar IS, Pitchforth E, Exley J, Bashir U, Gu K, Onwujekwe O (In Press). The effect of increasing the supply of skilled health providers on pregnancy and birth outcomes: evidence from the midwives service scheme in Nigeria. BMC Health Serv Res, 16 Abstract.  Author URL.

2018

Mossialos EA, Wharton G, Pitchforth EL (2018). Integrating health and social care in England—when the sum is not greater than its parts.
Mossialos E, McGuire A, Anderson M, Pitchforth E, James A, Horton R (2018). The future of the NHS: no longer the envy of the world?. The Lancet, 391, 1001-1003.

2017

Pitchforth E, Nolte E, Corbett J, Miani C, Winpenny E, van Teijlingen E, Elmore N, King S, Ball S, Miler J, et al (2017). Community hospitals and their services in the NHS: identifying transferable learning from international developments – scoping review, systematic review, country reports and case studies. Health Services and Delivery Research, 5.19 Full text.
Kendrick D, Ablewhite J, Achana F, Benford P, Clacy R, Coffey F, Cooper N, Coupland C, Deave T, Goodenough T, et al (2017). Keeping Children Safe: a multicentre programme of research to increase the evidence base for preventing unintentional injuries in the home in the under-fives. Programme Grants for Applied Research, 5(14), 1-834.
Marjanovic S, Garrod B, Dubow T, Pitchforth EL, Elston J, Harte E, Sussex J, Yang M, Malik F, Lewis R, et al (2017). Transforming Urgent and Emergency Care and the Vanguard Initiative Learning from Evaluation of the Southern Cluster. NHS England,  Cambridge, RAND Corporation. Full text.

2016

Winpenny EM, Corbett J, Miani C, King S, Pitchforth E, Ling T, van Teijlingen E, Nolte E (2016). Community Hospitals in Selected High Income Countries: a Scoping Review of Approaches and Models. Int J Integr Care, 16(4). Abstract.  Author URL.
Pitchforth E (2016). Evaluation of the EC Action Plan against the rising threats from antimicrobial resistance. European Commission, Directorate-General for Health and Food Safety,  European Commission, Directorate-General for Health and Food Safety.
Pitchforth EL, Ling T, Abel G, Exley J, Hinrichs S, Lyratzopoulos G, Mendonca SC, Miani C, Newbould J (2016). Evaluation of the UCLH-Macmillan Partnership to deliver improvements in the care, treatment, support, and information to patients with cancer throughout their individual journeys. Santa Monica, RAND Corporation. Full text.
Winpenny E, Miani C, Pitchforth E, Ball S, Nolte E, King S, Greenhalgh J, Roland M (2016). Outpatient services and primary care: scoping review, substudies and international comparisons. Health Services and Delivery Research, 4(15), 1-290. Full text.
Nolte E, Corbett J, Fattore G, Kaunonen M, Miani C, Pitchforth E, Sperre-Saunes I, Steel D, Winpenny E (2016). Understanding the role of community hospitals: an analysis of experiences in five countries.  Author URL.

2015

Goodenough T, Kay B, Deave T, Towner E, Stewart J, Ablewhite J, Hawkins A, McDaid LA, Pitchforth E, Beckett K, et al (2015). Barriers and facilitators to delivering injury prevention interventions in English children's centres. International Journal of Health Promotion and Education, 54(2), 60-71.
Miani C, Hinrichs S, Pitchforth E, Bienkowska-Gibbs T, Disbeschl S, Roland M, Nolte E (2015). Best Practice: Medical Training from an International Perspective. Rand Health Q, 5(1). Abstract.  Author URL.
Pitchforth E, Roland M (2015). Specialist services in the community: a qualitative study of consultants holding novel types of employment contracts in England. Future Hospital Journal, 2, 173-179.

2014

MacKenzie Bryers H, VanTeijlingen E, Pitchforth E (2014). Advocating mixed-methods approaches in health research. Nepal Journal of Epidemiology, 4(5).
Friedberg MW, Chen PG, Van Busum KR, Aunon F, Pham C, Caloyeras J, Mattke S, Pitchforth E, Quigley DD, Brook RH, et al (2014). Factors Affecting Physician Professional Satisfaction and Their Implications for Patient Care, Health Systems, and Health Policy. Rand Health Q, 3(4). Abstract.  Author URL.
Deave T, Towner E, McColl E, Reading R, Sutton A, Coupland C, Cooper N, Stewart J, Hayes M, Pitchforth E, et al (2014). Multicentre cluster randomised controlled trial evaluating implementation of a fire prevention Injury Prevention Briefing in children's centres: study protocol. BMC Public Health, 14 Abstract.  Author URL.
Miani C, Ball S, Pitchforth E, Exley J, King S, Roland M, Fuld J, Nolte E (2014). Organisational interventions to reduce length of stay in hospital: a rapid evidence assessment. Health Services and Delivery Research, 2(52), 1-178. Full text.
Schweppenstedde D, Hinrichs S, Ogbu U, Schneider EC, Kringos DS, Klazinga NS, Healy J, Vuorenkoski L, Busse R, Guerin B, et al (2014). Regulating Quality and Safety of Health and Social Care: International Experiences. Rand Health Q, 4(1). Abstract.  Author URL.
Nolte E, Pitchforth E, Miani C, Mc Hugh S (2014). The Changing Hospital Landscape: an Exploration of International Experiences. Rand Health Q, 4(3). Abstract.  Author URL.
Pitchforth E, Nolte E (2014). What is the evidence of economic impacts of integrated care. European Observatory for Health Systems and Policies, World Health Organization. Full text.
Baskayne K, Willars J, Pitchforth E, Tincello DG (2014). Women's expectations of prolapse surgery: a retrospective qualitative study. Neurourol Urodyn, 33(1), 85-89. Abstract.  Author URL.

2012

de-Graft Aikins A, Pitchforth E, Allotey P, Ogedegbe G, Agyemang C (2012). Culture, ethnicity and chronic conditions: reframing concepts and methods for research, interventions and policy in low- and middle-income countries. Ethn Health, 17(6), 551-561. Author URL.
de-Graft Aikins A, Arhinful DK, Pitchforth E, Ogedegbe G, Allotey P, Agyemang C (2012). Establishing and sustaining research partnerships in Africa: a case study of the UK-Africa Academic Partnership on Chronic Disease. Global Health, 8 Abstract.  Author URL.
Bisht R, Pitchforth E, Murray SF (2012). Understanding India, globalisation and health care systems: a mapping of research in the social sciences. Global Health, 8 Abstract.  Author URL.
Murray SF, Bisht R, Baru R, Pitchforth E (2012). Understanding health systems, health economies and globalization: the need for social science perspectives. Global Health, 8 Abstract.  Author URL.

2011

Pitchforth E, Weaver S, Willars J, Wawrzkowicz E, Luyt D, Dixon-Woods M (2011). A qualitative study of families of a child with a nut allergy. Chronic Illn, 7(4), 255-266. Abstract.  Author URL.
Bakali E, Pitchforth E, Tincello DG, Kenyon S, Slack M, Toozs-Hobson P, Mayne C, Jones DR, Taylor D (2011). Clinicians' views on the feasibility of surgical randomized trials in urogynecology: results of a questionnaire survey. Neurourol Urodyn, 30(1), 69-74. Abstract.  Author URL.
van Teijlingen E, Pitchforth E (2011). One-stop shop. Midwives, 14(1), 30-32. Author URL.
van Teijlingen E, Simkhada B, Porter M, Simkhada P, Pitchforth E, Bhatta P (2011). Qualitative research and its place in health research in Nepal. Kathmandu Univ Med J (KUMJ), 9(36), 301-305. Abstract.  Author URL.

2010

Pitchforth E, Lilford RJ, Kebede Y, Asres G, Stanford C, Frost J (2010). Assessing and understanding quality of care in a labour ward: a pilot study combining clinical and social science perspectives in Gondar, Ethiopia. Soc Sci Med, 71(10), 1739-1748. Abstract.  Author URL.
Williams CD, Pitchforth EL, O’Callaghan C (2010). Computers, the Internet and medical education in Africa. Medical Education, 44(5), 485-488.
Stewart J, Deave T, Goodenough T, Towner E, Kendrick D, Pitchforth E, Sealey P (2010). KEEPING CHILDREN SAFE AT HOME: QUALITATIVE STUDY OF CHILDREN'S CENTRE MANAGERS AND STAFF.  Author URL.
Tucker J, McVicar A, Pitchforth E, Farmer J, Bryers H (2010). Maternity care models in a remote and rural network: assessing clinical appropriateness and outcome indicators. Qual Saf Health Care, 19(2), 83-89. Abstract.  Author URL.
Stewart J, Kendrick D, Towner E, Pitchforth E, Sealey P, Goodenough T, Deave T (2010). PARENTS PERCEPTIONS OF BARRIERS TO AND FACILITATORS FOR INJURY PREVENTION: a QUALITATIVE STUDY.  Author URL.
van Teijlingen ER, Pitchforth E (2010). Rural maternity care: can we learn from Wal-Mart?. Health Place, 16(2), 359-364. Abstract.  Author URL.
Al-Attas AH, Williams CD, Pitchforth EL, O’Callaghan CO, Lewallen S (2010). Understanding Delay in Accessing Specialist Emergency Eye Care in a Developing Country: Eye Trauma in Tanzania. Ophthalmic Epidemiology, 17(2), 103-112.

2009

Pitchforth E, van Teijlingen E, Watson V, Tucker J, Kiger A, Ireland J, Farmer J, Rennie A-M, Gibb S, Thomson E, et al (2009). "Choice" and place of delivery: a qualitative study of women in remote and rural Scotland. Qual Saf Health Care, 18(1), 42-48. Abstract.  Author URL.
Dixon-Woods M, Suokas A, Pitchforth E, Tarrant C (2009). An ethnographic study of classifying and accounting for risk at the sharp end of medical wards. Soc Sci Med, 69(3), 362-369. Abstract.  Author URL.
Poobalan AS, Pitchforth E, Imamura M, Tucker JS, Philip K, Spratt J, Mandava L, van Teijlingen E (2009). Characteristics of effective interventions in improving young people's sexual health: a review of reviews. Sex Education, 9(3), 319-336.
Doshani A, Pitchforth E, Mayne C, Tincello DG (2009). The value of qualitative research in urogynaecology. BJOG, 116(1), 3-6. Author URL.

2008

Tincello D, Godfrey K, Harris N, Pitchforth E, Mayne C (2008). A study to examine the expectations of women having prolapse surgery.  Author URL.
Edelstein M, Pitchforth E, Asres G, Silverman M, Kulkarni N (2008). Awareness of health effects of cooking smoke among women in the Gondar Region of Ethiopia: a pilot survey. BMC Int Health Hum Rights, 8 Abstract.  Author URL.
Pitchforth E, Watson V, Tucker J, Ryan M, van Teijlingen E, Farmer J, Ireland J, Thomson E, Kiger A, Bryers H, et al (2008). Models of intrapartum care and women's trade-offs in remote and rural Scotland: a mixed-methods study. BJOG, 115(5), 560-569. Abstract.  Author URL.

2007

Doshani A, Pitchforth E, Mayne CJ, Tincello DG (2007). Culturally sensitive continence care: a qualitative study among South Asian Indian women in Leicester. Fam Pract, 24(6), 585-593. Abstract.  Author URL.
Pitchforth E, van Teijlingen E, Graham W, Fitzmaurice A (2007). Development of a proxy wealth index for women utilizing emergency obstetric care in Bangladesh. Health Policy Plan, 22(5), 311-319. Abstract.  Author URL.
Doshani A, Pitchforth E, Maitra N, Mayne C, Tincello D (2007). Does migrating to the UK make you incontinent??.  Author URL.
van Teijlingen E, Pitchforth E (2007). Focusing the group. RCM Midwives, 10(2), 78-80. Author URL.
Doshani A, Pitchforth E, Maitra N, Mayne C, Tincello D (2007). Influence of migration on the understanding and help seeking behaviour of Indian women with urinary incontinence.  Author URL.
Eboh WO, Pitchforth E, van Teijlingen E (2007). Lost words: research via translation. RCM Midwives, 10(8), 374-377. Author URL.

2006

van Teijlingen E, Pitchforth E, Bishop C, Russell E (2006). Delphi method and nominal group technique in family planning and reproductive health research. J Fam Plann Reprod Health Care, 32(4), 249-252. Author URL.
van Teijlingen E, Pitchforth E (2006). Focus group research in family planning and reproductive health care. J Fam Plann Reprod Health Care, 32(1), 30-32. Author URL.
Pitchforth E, van Teijlingen E, Graham W, Dixon-Woods M, Chowdhury M (2006). Getting women to hospital is not enough: a qualitative study of access to emergency obstetric care in Bangladesh. Qual Saf Health Care, 15(3), 214-219. Abstract.  Author URL.
Kenyon S, Dixon-Woods M, Jackson CJ, Windridge K, Pitchforth E (2006). Participating in a trial in a critical situation: a qualitative study in pregnancy. Qual Saf Health Care, 15(2), 98-101. Abstract.  Author URL.
Pitchforth E (2006). Risk and everyday life. SOCIOLOGICAL RESEARCH ONLINE, 11(3). Author URL.

2005

Pitchforth E, van Teijlingen E (2005). International public health research involving interpreters: a case study from Bangladesh. BMC Public Health, 5 Abstract.  Author URL.
van Teijlingen E, Pitchforth E, Porter M, Keenan KF (2005). Range of qualitative research - Reply. JOURNAL OF FAMILY PLANNING AND REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH CARE, 31(2), 165-+. Author URL.
Forrest Keenan K, van Teijlingen E, Pitchforth E (2005). The analysis of qualitative research data in family planning and reproductive health care. J Fam Plann Reprod Health Care, 31(1), 40-43. Author URL.
Pitchforth E, Porter M, van Teijlingen E, Forrest Keenan K (2005). Writing up and presenting qualitative research in family planning and reproductive health care. J Fam Plann Reprod Health Care, 31(2), 132-135. Author URL.

2002

Pitchforth E, Russell E, Van der Pol M (2002). Access to specialist cancer care: is it equitable?. Br J Cancer, 87(11), 1221-1226. Abstract.  Author URL.

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Teaching

Emma will teach on the Making Sense of Evidence component of the BMBS undergraduate medical programme.

Her previous teaching at the University of Leicester and London School of Economics includes:

  • Module lead for Health and Disease in Society module as part of undergraduate medical programme
  • Course coordinator for MSc in Social Science Applied to Health

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