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Jason Hancock

Academic Clinical Fellow in in Old Age Psychiatry

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Jason is currently a Higher Specialist trainee in Old Age and General Adult Psychiatry for Devon Partnership Trust. He completed his undergraduate training at the University of Manchester medical school.

Broad research specialisms

Jason is currently working as a NIHR Academic Clinical Fellow in Old Age Psychiatry and is currently working towards a Masters in applied health services research with the University of Exeter.

He is currently using the IHI reliable design methodology to redesign the way we provide community care for patients taking Clozapine in Exeter, with the aim of improving physical health monitoring in this population.

He has previously worked on a study investigating the predictors of high ambulance call rates from care homes and published a paper developing a tool to measure tolerance of ambiguity in medical students and junior doctors.

Twitter: @DrJasonHancock

Qualifications

  • MBChB (Hons) (2009)
  • MRCPsych (2014)
  • PGCMedE (2011)

Research

Research interests

Applied health services research, implementation science, quality improvement in mental health, tolerance of ambiguity in medical students and doctors in training.


 

Research projects

Using IHI reliable design methodology to redesign the way we provide community care for patients taking Clozapine in Exeter, with the aim of improving physical health monitoring in this population.

Understanding the variation in ambulance call rates from care homes and the predictors of the highest calling homes.

Investigating different levels of tolerance of ambiguity in medical and veterinary students.

Papers:

Hancock J, Roberts M, Monrouxe L, Mattick K. Medical student and junior doctors' tolerance of ambiguity: development of a new scale. Adv Health Sci Educ Theory Pract. 2015 Mar;20(1):113-30. doi: 10.1007/s10459-014-9510-z.

Hancock J, Matthews J, Ukoumunne O, Lang I, Somerfield D, Wenman J, Dickens C. Variation in ambulance call rates for care homes in Torbay, UK. Health and Social care in the community. 2016. DOI: 10.1111/hsc.12381

Hammond J, Hancock J, Martin M, Jamieson S, Mellor D. Development of a New Scale to Measure Ambiguity Tolerance in Veterinary Students. Journal of Veterinary Medical Education. 2017. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3138/jvme.0216-040R

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