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Dr Helen Hambly

Postdoctoral Research Associate

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South Cloisters 1.01

Before joining PenCRU in 2017, Helen worked at the Bristol Speech and Language Therapy Research Unit on a number of projects investigating the support and treatment of children with speech, language and communication needs. She has a background in mixed methods research in applied health and education settings, systematic review and psychometric assessment.  Her research interests include qualitative methods, listening to children’s perspectives, communication in healthcare settings and psychosocial aspects of impairment and disability.

 

Qualifications

  • BSc (Hons) Psychology
  • MSc Health Psychology
  • PhD Health and Social Sciences

Research

Research interests

Helen has an interest in methods for listening to children’s and family perspectives in healthcare. Her PhD used qualitative, multi-perspective methods to explore the experiences of children with language impairment and identify goals for support.  She is also interested in the use of tools to measure child and family experience for evaluation purposes.

Key publications | Publications by category | Publications by year

Publications by category


Journal articles

Roulstone SE, Marshall JE, Powell GG, Goldbart J, Wren YE, Coad J, Daykin N, Powell JE, Lascelles L, Hollingworth W, et al (2015). Evidence-based intervention for preschool children with primary speech and language impairments: Child Talk – an exploratory mixed-methods study. Programme Grants for Applied Research, 3(5), 1-408.
Wren Y, Hambly H, Roulstone S (2012). A review of the impact of bilingualism on the development of phonemic awareness skills in children with typical speech development. Child Language Teaching and Therapy, 29(1), 11-25.
Robling M, McNamara R, Bennert K, Butler C, Chanon S, Cohen D, Crowne E, Hambly H, Hawthorne K, Hood K, et al (2012). Talking Diabetes’ consulting skills intervention: a cluster randomized controlled trial of effects on blood glucose control and quality of life in children with type 1 diabetes (The DEPICTED Study). British Medical Journal, 344
Bristowe K, Siassakos D, Hambly H, Angouri J, Yelland A, Draycott TJ, Fox R (2012). Teamwork for Clinical Emergencies. Qualitative Health Research, 22(10), 1383-1394.
Hambly H, Wren Y, McLeod S, Roulstone S (2012). The influence of bilingualism on speech production: a systematic review. International Journal of Language & Communication Disorders, 48(1), 1-24.
Siassakos D, Bristowe K, Draycott TJ, Angouri J, Hambly H, Winter C, Crofts JF, Hunt LP, Fox R (2011). Clinical efficiency in a simulated emergency and relationship to team behaviours: a multisite cross-sectional study. BJOG: an International Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, 118(5), 596-607.
Gregory JW, Robling M, Bennert K, Channon S, Cohen D, Crowne E, Hambly H, Hawthorne K, Hood K, Longo M, et al (2011). Development and evaluation by a cluster randomised trial of a psychosocial intervention in children and teenagers experiencing diabetes: the DEPICTED study. Health Technology Assessment, 15(29).
Lowes L, Robling MR, Bennert K, Crawley C, Hambly H, Hawthorne K, Gregory JW (2010). Involving lay and professional stakeholders in the development of a research intervention for the DEPICTED Study. Health Expectations, 14(3), 250-260.
Channon S, Hambly H, Robling M, Bennert K, Gregory JW (2010). Meeting the psychosocial needs of children with diabetes within routine clinical practice. Diabetic Medicine, 27(10), 1209-1211.
Hambly H, Robling M, Crowne E, Hood K, Gregory JW (2009). Communication skills of healthcare professionals in paediatric diabetes services. Diabetic Medicine, 26(5), 502-509.

Chapters

Hambly HF (2017). A relational understanding of language impairment - children's experiences in the context of their social worlds. In Runswick-Cole K, Curran T, Liddiard K (Eds.) The Palgrave Handbook of Disabled Children’s Childhood Studies, Palgrave Macmillan UK. Abstract.
Coad J, Hambly H (2011). Listening to children and young people with speech, language and communication needs through arts based methods. In Roulstone S, McLeod S (Eds.) Listening to Children and Young People with Speech, Language and Communication Needs, J&R Press.
Hambly HF, Coad J, Lindsay G, Roulstone S (2011). Listening to children and young people’s desired outcomes. In Roulstone S, McLeod S (Eds.) Listening to Children and Young People with Speech, Language and Communication Needs, J&R Press.

Reports

Roulstone S, Coad J, Ayre A, Hambly H, Lindsay G (2012). The preferred outcomes of children with speech, language and communication needs and their parents. Department for Education.

Publications by year


2017

Hambly HF (2017). A relational understanding of language impairment - children's experiences in the context of their social worlds. In Runswick-Cole K, Curran T, Liddiard K (Eds.) The Palgrave Handbook of Disabled Children’s Childhood Studies, Palgrave Macmillan UK. Abstract.

2015

Roulstone SE, Marshall JE, Powell GG, Goldbart J, Wren YE, Coad J, Daykin N, Powell JE, Lascelles L, Hollingworth W, et al (2015). Evidence-based intervention for preschool children with primary speech and language impairments: Child Talk – an exploratory mixed-methods study. Programme Grants for Applied Research, 3(5), 1-408.

2012

Wren Y, Hambly H, Roulstone S (2012). A review of the impact of bilingualism on the development of phonemic awareness skills in children with typical speech development. Child Language Teaching and Therapy, 29(1), 11-25.
Robling M, McNamara R, Bennert K, Butler C, Chanon S, Cohen D, Crowne E, Hambly H, Hawthorne K, Hood K, et al (2012). Talking Diabetes’ consulting skills intervention: a cluster randomized controlled trial of effects on blood glucose control and quality of life in children with type 1 diabetes (The DEPICTED Study). British Medical Journal, 344
Bristowe K, Siassakos D, Hambly H, Angouri J, Yelland A, Draycott TJ, Fox R (2012). Teamwork for Clinical Emergencies. Qualitative Health Research, 22(10), 1383-1394.
Hambly H, Wren Y, McLeod S, Roulstone S (2012). The influence of bilingualism on speech production: a systematic review. International Journal of Language & Communication Disorders, 48(1), 1-24.
Roulstone S, Coad J, Ayre A, Hambly H, Lindsay G (2012). The preferred outcomes of children with speech, language and communication needs and their parents. Department for Education.

2011

Siassakos D, Bristowe K, Draycott TJ, Angouri J, Hambly H, Winter C, Crofts JF, Hunt LP, Fox R (2011). Clinical efficiency in a simulated emergency and relationship to team behaviours: a multisite cross-sectional study. BJOG: an International Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, 118(5), 596-607.
Gregory JW, Robling M, Bennert K, Channon S, Cohen D, Crowne E, Hambly H, Hawthorne K, Hood K, Longo M, et al (2011). Development and evaluation by a cluster randomised trial of a psychosocial intervention in children and teenagers experiencing diabetes: the DEPICTED study. Health Technology Assessment, 15(29).
Coad J, Hambly H (2011). Listening to children and young people with speech, language and communication needs through arts based methods. In Roulstone S, McLeod S (Eds.) Listening to Children and Young People with Speech, Language and Communication Needs, J&R Press.
Hambly HF, Coad J, Lindsay G, Roulstone S (2011). Listening to children and young people’s desired outcomes. In Roulstone S, McLeod S (Eds.) Listening to Children and Young People with Speech, Language and Communication Needs, J&R Press.

2010

Lowes L, Robling MR, Bennert K, Crawley C, Hambly H, Hawthorne K, Gregory JW (2010). Involving lay and professional stakeholders in the development of a research intervention for the DEPICTED Study. Health Expectations, 14(3), 250-260.
Channon S, Hambly H, Robling M, Bennert K, Gregory JW (2010). Meeting the psychosocial needs of children with diabetes within routine clinical practice. Diabetic Medicine, 27(10), 1209-1211.

2009

Hambly H, Robling M, Crowne E, Hood K, Gregory JW (2009). Communication skills of healthcare professionals in paediatric diabetes services. Diabetic Medicine, 26(5), 502-509.

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